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PICTURES WITH R170, R171,R172 together

Does anyone have a picture of the three different Slk's in one pic?..Would be interesting to compare the design differences when placed near each other.
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Here you go and in an uncommon colour ...

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Grazias Curro ! ;-)
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De nada !

Would be interesting to get the actual dimensions, the r171 seems narrower in the photo ...


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Easy big fella........is that true, AMG's are wider??


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350 and 55 same size - but 55 stance makes it appear wider.

Overall vehicle width, exterior rear view mirrors folded out 79.2 in (2012 mm) 79.2 in (2012 mm


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And the 200 as well ??


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the 280/300 as well so i would assume the 200 also


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R170 Width 67.5 in (1,714 mm)
R171 Width 1,788 mm (70.4 in)
1,793 mm (70.6 in) this might be 55
R172 Width 1,810 mm (71.3 in)
1,817 mm (71.5 in) this might be the 55


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so the answer is? what's the question? is the 55 wider?


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The max wheel stance seems to be 16mm more on the AMG, but that would depend in certain measure to what tyres/spacers are on the car I suppose , the overall width I'd say would be the same, the AMG bumper is possibly a bit wider than the standard one along with being 26mm lower, the AMG would appear wider, so as usual, it's all in your head Jeff ....
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Nothing in my head Craige, hence the great echo.
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Love the yellow... same colour as mine, makes it stand out and easy to find in a car park!!!!!
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padacol, love that car in that colour, looks great !!


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Perhaps not quite the same for comparative purposes, but here are a couple of 'real world' pics with all 3 generations included





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Thanks for the comparisons and the info. I hope we see a next version.........


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In the picture with the yellow cars the cars do not appear to be aligned. The middle car sits back a bit making it look smaller. Am no expert but different lenses may produce different effects in this case.

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Sorry about resurrecting an old thread, but I'm interested in the two blue R170's in the first group photo - there is quite a colour difference in the two blues. Can anyone tell me what the range of blues are/were for this model? When I looked at buying I drove three blue R170s - two the darker blue and the one I bought, a lighter blue. Indeed the one I bought is a few days 'younger' than the one on the right, so they're almost twins!

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