Whitlam's 450SEL

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Tazzieman
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Whitlam's 450SEL

Post by Tazzieman » Thu 04 May, 2017 9:29 am

This car has been mentioned in other threads , but some might like to see this cutting of the "let them eat cake" genre beloved of many pollies.

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Where is the big fella's ride now I wonder? Probably flipped for a profit , given the generous purchase discount!

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Re: Whitlam's 450SEL

Post by Ivanerrol » Sat 06 May, 2017 11:47 pm

I can tell you I once did Chauffeur work with W126's.
We did some government work when the "White Taxis" were busy or unavailable.

Some of mr whitlams comrades refused to get into my Benz - they would rather wait in the rain for a Turd LTD.
Many of these comrades were very high profile.
As a corollary it was very informative on who was playing the game of hide the sausage.
W211 - E240
W204 - C280
W202 - C180
W210 - E240
Departed
W202 - C200
W202 - C180 - On consignment to nephew
W126 - 380SE , 380SE (Ex SA Import), 560SEL
W124 - 300e, 260e (ex Japan)
W111 220s (Indonesia) 4 speed manual column shift
W123 230
W116 450SEL
W140 420SEL
W210 E240
W209 CLK 240
W201 190e 2.6 (ex U.K.)

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Re: Whitlam's 450SEL

Post by cuisses » Sun 07 May, 2017 2:15 am

I think you will find John Green pulled these cars apart - under the watchful eyes of some spooks.

One Canberra club member has the radiator in his car.
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