Originally Posted by Carnut
At 127K who are they appealing to? Not a 20 to 30 something that wants a thrill a minute. Nope it is the older man who buys a SL, or a Bentley. They want comfort style and air conditioned seats, and a name plate. They might drive 70mph a couple times, but these cars have grown up (a fact I hate) because their potential owners have. It is all a mindset now just like most other high end cars.
I agree that the car is suited to the demographics that brought them to the dance. I'm 53 years old. What I wanted 30 years ago sure isn't what I want today in a new car. It's important to remember....as much debate as there is....that, at the end of the day....while not an old beater with issues....it's still a pretty nice ride.