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#1 Old 02-19-2016
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Hi, my name is Jerry and I recently purchased a 2012 SLK350 with 30K miles. The car is Silver Mist (I think). It has the Premium 1 Package, Multimedia Package, Sports Package, Panorama Roof, and Keyless Go.
First Mercedes and first convertible. So far I am very happy.
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Get your datacard so you know if it really is Silver Mist although mb calls similar colors different names


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Paint code 1: 967U GALENA SILVER METALLIC FINISH


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Hi Jerry, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.
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Hello and welcome from British Columbia Canada. We have a 2015 350 and love it. Just so much fun blasting around. And surprisingly comfortable.
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Got the data card-many thanks. It is interesting that it indicates the exterior color of my car is Galena Silver although that color is not listed in the brochure for the 2012 SLK that I downloaded.
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Thanks. I was surprised at how roomy the cockpit is when I first drove it. Having a blast with the car.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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If you live in Northern California you can join us for a drive. We meet monthly for drives, road trips lunches. Feel free to call me or email me and I can add you to our email list. I always post events under California here on SLKWORLD.
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