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Hey this is a post #1 so I can start posting!

We used to own a ML350 Special Edition, ML500, C230, CLK500, and SL55 AMG. Now it's time for the SLK230 Sport.

I liked the SL55 best of all but you couldn't pick up someone from the airport in that car. We used the ML350 to drive 5 people with luggage to the airport. Truly an SUV.

Post #4 Wild and Crazy Guys!

I want to get a bunch of aftermarket parts for this car and make it fast!
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I get picked up and dropped off every week from the airport in our SLK.
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Welcome. My wife has picked me up and dropped me at the airport quite a few times in our SLK, but for sure lots of luggage might be a bit difficult...
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Welcome from South Florida. I'm curious. Is there that much of a difference in trunk space with the SLK230?
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If it takes more then 2 people and more then two shopping carts I have a Caddilac CTS that I can pack full of more of anything than people can a Suburban. Actually, most of the time, I can load up the SLK more then the average Camry person can.

Having wonderful 3D visual processing, and having mid-engine cars for many years, how you pack is what's important. I brought home water heaters, bathrroms (toilet, sink and cabinet) in Fiero GT's. I even delivered the Marble for one of my houses with a Fiero GT.

I had to move a roomates ML320 in the driveway, that was enough for me to wonder why people like to regress to 5 years old sitting in a high chair, feeling sick. Factor in physics at highway speeds, and they are just dangerous.

Now we'll all die because all the people that loved those things are passing on un-mechanically sound versions that should not be on the road to teenagers who think they are invicable already, and have no concept of speed, for pennies.

Feel free to step in and say anything about red manual sports cars and twits. I won't dish it out unless I'm prepared to take it.

But REALLY! SUV+Rust+Teenager+Texting=Armageddon!
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