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Hi from North Texas

Hi All,

I'm new to the board and from the UK but living in DFW area in Texas.

Just taken delivery of an 09 SLK 55 AMG and finding this site invaluable for information.

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It's in Orion Blue

Dealer claimed it is the only 55 AMG in the US in that color. Not sure I believe him though as I expect they may say there is something original about every car to make you feel special OR no one in the US likes the color

Luckily I like the color and it looks even better in real life. Car is fully loaded except for the AMG Performance Package. Just added some Green filters and have a Supersprint X Pipe in the pipeline for next month. Just need to wait for those 1000 miles to be over

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Very nice. The 2009 has some great new features. I like those wheels!
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Pewter(cubanitsilber metallic)/Beige, PIII package, Airscarf, Hands-Free Communication System, Lighting package; Designo Black Leather Cover on e-brake handle(Thank you Bill T), SmartTop v3.x, John's 3BFM, M113 AMG OEM air filters, Modified R170 ant., clear side-markers & front parking lamps w/error-free LEDs, chromed front & rear turn indicator lamps, steel mesh at battery bay cover & cabin air intake, sock-over-seatbelt buckles, belt-loop guide protectors, Lamin-X fog lamp protectors, bilateral rear fog lamps enabled, AMG crest on gear shift knob
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Gosh that's sexy! I could live with that color if I couldn't have black And I wouldn't be surprised if there are very few Orion Blue '09 55's.
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Welcome from Oregon. Congrats on the new ride. Looks very nice.
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Welcome from Minnesota, and congrats on the new ride!
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Welcome. Congrats on your new ride, looks great..
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Welcome from Houston!

Awesome color!

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Welcome from the Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas part of the country! Let's get together for lunch sometime! Send me a private message.
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Welcome from NE England....home of the 1st UK Meet and cruise.

"Might be a stupid question but"
how can you tell its an 09 when it doesnt have split front bumper???

Lovely car and very nice colour
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