Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: North-West Blighty.....
Vehicle: '16 C250d AMG Estate Premium+ Designo Hyacinth Metalic
Other Toys: Guitars... :-) Formerly '08 SLK200 6sp Palladium
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Well driving a Pontiac Solstice GXP for a while as part of a project got me thinking that I should buy an open top car for myself. I considered the Solstice as an option, because at the end of the project I could probably have got the car from the auction at a decent price, but L/H drive only was an issue and the canvas roof another. Plus the brakes were truly awful, especially when considered against the performance which to be honest was quite sparkling if a little agricultural (big turbo, smallish engine)..
So folding tin-roof, two seats, decent performance, nice styling, didn't leave many options at the time. The Z4 tin roof version hadn't been launched, I've never fancied the MX5, Boxster was rag top of course and the SLK had just been face lifted.. So SLK it was. Still very pleased with it.