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I did a vin decode myself and it turns out it is just a base model convertible that somebody stuck Brabus and CDI decals on. He is asking $7.500 for it so I am sure I am going to pass on it. Too bad, they are cool little cars and DAMN, what amazing mileage.
Anyway, thanks again for the help.
Stay safe and happy eh ...
Welcome. It won't be a genuine BRABUS unless it is black on black coupe outside and has light bluegrey leather unheated seats. That version was called the BRABUS nightrun and only 50 were made. The BRABUS Canada 1 referred to in this thread is much more rare: three were Cabriolets - one white on white (mine), two red on red, and there was one red on red coupe.
Send me the last 6 digits of the VIN and I will have a look in the database and tell you what I know about the car's history before you make an offer.
Even a genuine BRABUS Canada 1 is worth no more than about $8000 today and that would be hard to get. So if it's a modified regular cabriolet, it could be worth about half that if it's nearly perfect.
I would first like to say hello as I just joined this group.
I am looking at buying a 2006 Brabus CDI Cabriolet in black, clearcoated wheels and a two tone interior, almost lime green and tan. it has 60,000 km on it and seems to run fine but I have no idea what it is worth or how much I should pay for it. I thought it would be a cool little commuter car, especially in the summer time.
I would really appreciate any help I could get.