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#1 Old 05-01-2011
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Hello everyone,

A newbie here (to the site and to MB). Actually, I don't have a car yet but am looking for a 6mt SLK350 since they are dropping below 20k now. I never thought of looking for an MB since they typically felt numb and lacked reliability (why wouldn't you just buy a Lexus?), until I drove an R171 SLK...wow, short wheel base, turned on a dime, and yet felt easy, stable and quiet when I wanted it. I have some questions which I'll post in the appropriate area but just wanted to say 'hello' for now.

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Welcome from Virginia. The R171 SLK, they're reliable, stylish, and you can't beat that retractable hard top. Good luck in your search.
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Welcome from Ottawa Canada. You'll love the 350. Take your time, ask lots of questions, and be patient in finding the "one" for you. It WILL happen.

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Welcome from Virginia. The R171 SLK, they're reliable, stylish, and you can't beat that retractable hard top. Good luck in your search.
+1, and they handle great, truly a great sports roadster. Under 20K now? Great for the buyer, sad for the seller Welcome from your neighbor down south (Littleton).

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