Khodrocar - If normal, everyday cheap used luxury cars just don't do it for you anymore, perhaps its time to consider a used-mid 2000s Maybach. Thanks to exorbitant maintenance costs, values have plummeted, giving you the opportunity to have the ultimate in driving comfort for the price of a bare-bones 5-Series.
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Take this 2004 57 model as an example. When new, the 57 started at more than $300,000, but now, it can be had for nearly a sixth of that price, listed for sale at Ultimate Motorsports in Houston, Texas for just $54,980. It might look like a lightly restyled S-Class, but there are a ton of comfort-minded upgrades inside that justify the price tag.
Things like curtains, adjustable rear seating, seat-mounted screens, adjustable ride height, and ceiling-mounted gauges are all included. Oh, and it's worth mentioning the 57 came standard with Mercedes's 5.5-liter twin-turbo V12 engine.
And that's not even the cheapest 57 I could find on the internet. If you're willing to own one with a sketchy past (aren't you brave?), this example is listed for just $42,000 on eBay, priced low because it was a Lemon Law buyback when new.