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#1 Old 07-19-2009
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Talking Hi from Sunny Hertfordshire

Hi,
Just thought that I would introduce myself as I have recently bought a Black 2005 SLK 350.
I have been searching for quite a while for a car that ticked all the boxes and was doing as much research on this forum and others as I could so as not to buy a lemon and was delighted when I eventually found it. Its been mine now for 2 weeks and it goes without saying that its a great car and makes me smile by just looking at it.
It is a low mileage one owner car with a long list of extras......some of which I have ended up with and would not have spec'ced, such as the heated steering wheel, but obviously I wont be complaining come winter time.

Im looking forward to learning more about the SLK from this site and hopefully giving some useful information back in return.

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Hi,
Funny enough, I have just had a weeks holiday in the Lakes in the new car.......................absolutely fantastic and I was surprised that I got and average MPG of 33 for the trip.
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Hi,
Funny enough, I have just had a weeks holiday in the Lakes in the new car...........
I'm working - if you can call it that !!

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............absolutely fantastic and I was surprised that I got and average MPG of 33 for the trip.
You're not trying - you should be getting well under 18mpg






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Tony - welcome from South Texas
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Welcome from Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.
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Welcome from London! (and Woolly, had to go back down to Redhill / Reigate, and only managed 23mpg - I'm just not trying hard enough!)



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Welcome, defiinately not trying hard enough....
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Welcome from Singapore, Tony...

Btw, do post pics when you get the chance ok? Would love to see your ride...
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Congrats and welcome from Atlanta!
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Thanks for the warm welcome.
I will certainly post some pics as soon as I stop driving it long enough.
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Another Welkom from Oregon!
How do you pronounce Hertfordshire?
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I envy you running round the Lakes just hope you had good weather to get the top down for a while. I stayed in the Lakes last year but the rental was a 'C' class which did not dare take up Wrynose and Hardnot. Welcome from Canada X-Cumbria.
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Masochists! All you people with black cars! ;-)
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where abouts in herts are you?

I work there everyday (london borders!).

Heated steering wheel - that is probably the rarest extra.

Nice find!
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