I just bought an '85 Mercedes 300SD as a project car. One of the projects is replacing the dead factory tape deck. I'm wanting to find a head-unit that doesn't look ridiculously out of place since I really would like the car to look close to original. That criteria obviously rules out most head-units. So far from looking at Crutchfield's site, I'm kinda leaning towards a couple of Blaupunkt units. I really like the idea of being able to change the backlight color to match the other dash lights.
My main question is..... Is Blaupunkt still a respectable product? When I was a teen I remember their stuff was quite well respected, but it seems since then that they have gone through some ups, and downs. So what do you all think of their current offerings?
Keep in mind I'm not looking to build a big system around this deck. At most I will upgrade the factory speakers, and maybe add a single small sub. Looks, r eliability, and good sound are my top 3 priorities (in that order).