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What Did You Own Before Your AMG

For those with SLK55 AMG's or SLK32 AMG models, what did you own before you took the plunge? We're always talking about what's next but what was before?
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Predicting the future with an envelope to his head....The Great "Carnac the Magnificent" says....

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My previous car was a 2000 SLK230 Limited Edition Designo Sport with the AMG trim package!

Question...
What was your previous car before your AMG?








My next car WILL BE an SLK55 AMG !!

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Predicting the future with an envelope to his head....The Great "Carnac the Magnificent" says....

Answer...
My previous car was a 2000 SLK230 Limited Edition Designo Sport with the AMG trim package!

Question...
What was your previous car before your AMG?








My next car WILL BE an SLK55 AMG !!

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Predicting the future with an envelope to his head....The Great "Carnac the Magnificent" says....

Answer...
My previous car was a 2000 SLK230 Limited Edition Designo Sport with the AMG trim package!

Question...
What was your previous car before your AMG?








My next car WILL BE an SLK55 AMG !!

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How many different bananas are there, anyway?

Regardless, when you're ready to start looking, let me know. I have this shopping thing down to an art-form...

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