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#1 Old 10-09-2010
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Wouldn't go back

I recently traded my Lexus LS460 to a SLK350. (Blk on Blk) What a transportation shock!! But I would not go back to the LS if I had to give up my SLK. I LOVE to drive it (even my wife likes to drive it), and I enjoy noticing the admiring stares as I pass by. I have had several convertibles in the past, and I wanted one more before I get too old to enjoy the thrill of the open road in an open top. By the way, I am 74 years old and my wife is 73.
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Good choice, welcome to the forum from London via Louisiana where we are having glorious top-down weather.

Oh, and I'm hoping you *never* get too old for a convertible! ;-)



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Welcome and Im sure you will continue to enjoy
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My wife says I drive this way all the time.
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Hi and welcome from Virginia. Great story, trading your Lexus LS460 for a SLK 350. That's a step in the fun direction. Congratulations and enjoy.
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I am 74 years old and my wife is 73.
Hope you both have many more healthy years and enjoy each one of them together. My wife and I have been together for 42 years, still enjoy each others company most of the time and love to take long drives in fast cars.

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Good for you two. Wife and I are in mid 60's and just bought our first MB. Hope you both have many years of good motoring.
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