on the way to pick up my car yesterday i drove my my mercedes dealer. i have had my eye on the c230 kompressor for a few years now but never really considered spending that much, as cheap as it was. well i saw this new black coupe and they dont really have them in stock yesterday, so i stopped in just to check the sticker. i pulled up behind it and read it was a c320. i said well this thing is much more expensive i bet, high 40's i was thinking. i couldnt believe it when i saw it was base stickered at 27,900 and with options just over 30! for a 220 horse six cylinder 04 mercedes! i didnt consider buying it cause first of all, the mercedes dealer would have given me dirt for my 02 zx3, probably four grand if i was lucky, and second, i moved into my new pzev for 3 grand, and this car would have cost me another 28 grand probably. so .....decision made...with no regrets! .....but to all those people with the 4 cyl mercedes 230.....man you got burned big time!