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what is the differnce bewtween SLK55 and SLK 55 Special Edition ?

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Forgive my ignorance but what is the special edition version of the SLK55 as I cannot see any difference in this ad apart from somone has put LED lights in the front bumper

Also there is a nameplate inside with it written on in the ad below :-

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classif...le673dq&page=1

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Forgive my ignorance but what is the special edition version of the SLK55 as I cannot see any difference in this ad apart from somone has put LED lights in the front bumper

Also there is a nameplate inside with it written on in the ad below :-

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classif...le673dq&page=1

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Never heard of it, not sure it is??
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Forgive my ignorance but what is the special edition version of the SLK55 as I cannot see any difference in this ad apart from somone has put LED lights in the front bumper

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The LED's on the front bumper would be good if You live near a major Airport...??

As for the "Special Edition" SLK 55AMG, according to this link it has a Twin Turbo V8 engine:


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This Link dated 2006 also talks about the SLK 55 AMG - Special Edition (Not My cup of tea...)
https://www.autoblog.com/2006/06/12/...ion-announced/
But the one listed above in Auto Trader does have a folding roof...!!
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No such animal. Previous owner did a few mods, badges and leds from Ebay and then part exchanged it! Dealer is either oblivious to this or is going along with the description in the hope that it makes it more saleable!
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what about the nameplate inside the car showing "special edition" is it fake ?
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okay thanks Col
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what about the nameplate inside the car showing "special edition" is it fake ?
Yes Mark, just seen one for Ł5.49 on EBay. I would be wary about the car.
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I think it's Chinese rubbish sold on Ebay. I think I recall seeing someone with one of those before, Phil had one I believe.
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thanks Dave, I have no intention after seeing the LED lights in the bumper, etc
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Yes Mark, just seen one for Ł5.49 on EBay. I would be wary about the car.
Good detective work Dave
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thanks Dave, I have no intention after seeing the LED lights in the bumper, etc
Shame as in the pictures it looks a nice spec car & good condition for age/mileage
Bit of dental floss would soon get the eBay badge off..!!
Just the minor detail about the LED's in bumper - Kind of "Marmite" mod.....
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Non convertible was the black. That said, I may have seen this car at a Goodwood meet a couple of years ago. If so, it has a badly matched respray to the rear nearside wing.

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Looks like all those 'M' Beemers without the real thing.

Shame though it's well spec'd only missing the NTG2.5.
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'Front bumper ruined - Will cost Ł1000 to put right....'
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I wouldn't bother it's only a 5.4 litre according to the Ad...surprised they didn't rebadge it to SLK54 AMG ...now that is 'Special'
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I wouldn't bother it's only a 5.4 litre according to the Ad...surprised they didn't rebadge it to SLK54 AMG ...now that is 'Special'
I have reported the ad to autotrader as some poor soul maybe taken in by the "special edition" and the dealer should know better !
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I especially like the High Quality limited edition finish of the 10mm nut and bolt to secure the windstopper .
Or is that standard edition bolt .
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No engine photos either.


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why would you take a photo of the car in reverse?
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No engine photos either.
Probably no engine !
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