I think you were mistaken
with, what fewer than 1200 cars ever imported, they were never common
Sounds like you are complaining about price, which is pretty common among those who seek, and the opposite of the complaints from those who wish to sell
Clean low mile 07's are advertised at 50k all the time
06's tend to mid low 40's
240s tend to be 60
260s are 'more'
pretty stable over the last few years.