Just got back from a 2,250km (1,400mile) round trip in my 1999 R170 - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

Fall & Winter RoadTrips Planning for cold weather travel and discoveries for fall travel

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Just got back from a 2,250km (1,400mile) round trip in my 1999 R170

Proud as punch of my old girl 😊

We drove her from home here in Germany, through France and through the Euro Tunnel (with a stop-off in London) - up to parents' in Nottinghamshire......and back.

2,250 kilometre round trip - about 1,400 miles - in 2 weeks.

And you know what? She never missed a beat. Not bad for a 16 year old car, eh?

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you posted in off topic so i will be moving it to fall and winter road trip


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I was testing you 😉
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Brilliant!


Great to hear how these old gals can still deliver when looked after properly.


And that folk still make use of them for the big trips.
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You know what, I'm not in the least bit surprised!

Awesome cars, solid build, and here's the proof.
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We drove her from home here in Germany, through France and through the Euro Tunnel
Glad to hear the car performed so well...

and ... having checked your route on Google Maps.... I might just forgive you for not dropping on down here to say hello....
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