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#1 Old 09-05-2009
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Designo Electric Green headed for Tejas

I can't sleep. Flying out this morning to sign the adoption papers on my new-to-me 2000 SLK 230 and roadtrip back home.
His name is Tiberius.
I've been in love with the SLK since I was a teenager with my first car, a 1987 190 E named Illegal, watching the singing animals commercial where the SLK one-buttons its roof away to topless mode. I thought sunburst yellow was the way to go, but that's because I had never seen the Designo electric green before. The gaudy exuberance is tempered by the classy, compact MB lines, and it totally fits my magpie leanings. "H8rs" don't bother me--it's not for everyone!
Not quite ready to give up my beloved A6 (& his spacious trunk & interior!) but I think Tiberius and I have some fun adventures ahead. They just won't involve as much kooky thrift store acquisitions.

Anyone else seen/have a Designo Electric Green?


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Welcome from NE England and from another green SLK. Congrats on the new car, and post some pics as soon as you can.






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Nice!

I think a good test drive would be to Vegas!!!! LOL

Very few Greens so you can be proud to own one.

Congrats!

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Congrats and yes, please post some pics when you get back. Enjoy the roadtrip!
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I saw one a couple years ago. There stunning in the sunlight.

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welcome from london!
i know the feeling of finaly getting some thing you've spent a long time dreaming of!
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