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The sun has brought them out!!

As we work in Marylebone, North London, we try to get out most lunchtimes to have a walk in the park. The Regent's Park, as it's close to us.

Today, with the sun beating down on us, we went out for a swift walk as it was later than normal and it seemed to be the day for silver R171's to blossom. One driver was putting stuff in her SLK200 boot, so she got a card (and then drove off top down) and the other two were driven past on the other side of the road out of reach of a card unfortunately.

Still, seeing three top-down SLKs in London was a welcome sight over all the black cabs and Toyota Ubers.
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On foot, so slightly hard....
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In London, being on foot should have given you a speed advantage
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In London, being on foot should have given you a speed advantage
Yeah, in the City or on the Marylebone Road. These were escaping north having got out of the traffic and popped their top in the boot.

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As we work in Marylebone, North London, we try to get out most lunchtimes to have a walk in the park. The Regent's Park, as it's close to us.

Today, with the sun beating down on us, we went out for a swift walk as it was later than normal and it seemed to be the day for silver R171's to blossom. One driver was putting stuff in her SLK200 boot, so she got a card (and then drove off top down) and the other two were driven past on the other side of the road out of reach of a card unfortunately.

Still, seeing three top-down SLKs in London was a welcome sight over all the black cabs and Toyota Ubers.
More cards are already winging their way to you Martin (if they haven't arrived already - can't remember which day I posted them now).

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More cards are already winging their way to you Martin (if they haven't arrived already - can't remember which day I posted them now).

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They've arrived, Dave.

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