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The New SLK 55 AMG!

Picked up the new car in Houston yesterday! I've driven it about 140 miles so far, mostly interstate. Like the car a lot! Handles well and very little wind noise!
Got the windows tinted and a clear bra installed. Filled with gas, and now ready to enjoy!!
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Congratulations! Very nice!

I'm older so I drive fast as I have less time left to waste.
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Gorgeous car! CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS!!!
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Congrats - the car looks great, now the fun begins

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Whoo Hoo! Enjoy! Nothing like the first few drives in a new car. Love the white color / contrast with the black trim elements.

What's the SLK feel like compared to the Z06? Size, handling, speed?
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Congratulations!!! Time for a SmartTop, will definitely add to the enjoyment of a hard-top convertible.

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Stunning! Like it, like it Alot!

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hey good lookin wheels!!..oh yeah they're just like mine!! lookin good,congrats


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Whoo Hoo! Enjoy! Nothing like the first few drives in a new car. Love the white color / contrast with the black trim elements.

What's the SLK feel like compared to the Z06? Size, handling, speed?
CT, lots of difference between this car and the z-06. This one is much more refined, quite, and classier. The Z-06 has about 90 more horsepower and weighs about 1,000 lbs. less. So the Z-06 is much faster. However the AMG seems more stable to me. The Z-06 has much more trunk space, but the AMG is much quicker to maneuver.

They are really just totally different cars. The Corvette a brash, loud, "in your face" race car. The AMG is a refined, high end roadster that is plush and very fun to drive!

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I'm not so sure there is a 1000 lb weight difference. I thought the curb wt of the Z06 was 3162.
http://www.z06vette.com/forums/f62/w...c6-z06-112405/

The curb weight of the 2013 SLK55 is 3576.
http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...mg_first_test/

Also, congrats on the new car, she's a beauty!
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I'm not so sure there is a 1000 lb weight difference. I thought the curb wt of the Z06 was 3162.
http://www.z06vette.com/forums/f62/w...c6-z06-112405/

The curb weight of the 2013 SLK55 is 3576.
http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...mg_first_test/

Also, congrats on the new car, she's a beauty!

You are correct on the weight difference between the Z-06 and the AMG! Sorry for my mistake!
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congrats! welcome to the family! =)
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