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Opinion needed, SLK silver/red or silver/black???

thanks guys for your previous replies and i will go for the SLK, but i'm hesitating between a silver SLK with red interior, or a silver SLK with black interior!
which one is more sporty and elegant???

N.B: Silver is my UNIQUE choice for exterior , therefore i need your opinion for the interior leather, red or black!

thanks guys
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Its a matter of personal taste, for me i like the black interior i think the red interior is a short lived color. Plus its a more neutral color.
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Hi 0C

What have you always wanted? Get one of those! It's your car :-)

Personally I like the lighter-coloured insides: have you looked at the grey or cream ones? If I had to choose between red and black I'd choose black. Though you might want to discount me because I'd choose any exterior colour but silver!

Best of luck with your search, hope you find exactly what you like best.

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Have to agree that it's your car, so it's your choice. However, choosing between elegant and sporty, the red is probably the sportier of the two, while the black would be more elegant. Still, you have to pick what's gonna make you happy!
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Welcome and I like the red and silver combo on a Mercedes convertible.
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Well ours is palladium sliver with black leather. Looks great, couldn't be happier.

To be honest, I think it's a decision where there isn't wrong answer. Just go with what you like best.
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Silver is a great exterior choice, for looks and ease of cleaning and maintaining. Red or black interior, easy choice. The red leather interior with silver is a fantastic combination. My wife's SLK 350 is silver with black interior. Black is OK, but red was our first choice.
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Why not both combos??
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The two-tone Red & Black will look great with that color!
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Yeah, Gabus looks great. Go with combination Red/ Black but do 171 come in this
combination?
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Almost Designo X83
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or you can go with black with red stiching!
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Yeah... looking good

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Gullwing red leather looks great with silver - go for it. I clean mine every 3 or 4 months and it comes up like new
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The red is really eye catching and very sporty looking. Looking at those pics makes me want a new car...
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Silver / Red reminds me of the 300SL Gullwing.



And James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder

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WOW, Designo X83 looks great. I like it. Thanks Gabus.
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The best combination is the exterior Silver Palladium and the red interior. In my case I had to ordered the black interior because is the only available with the sport package and the red belts, but if it would be possible, the red interior was my choice.

I wish you luck in your choice, but remember, the SLK is beautifull in every color!
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