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Hi from Southampton England

New to the forum, thought it time to say hi to everyone. Recently picked up a 13 plate R172 200 to complement our C63. Mind you when pushed hard there's not a great deal between fuel consumption figures! Must be the size of my feet. SLK is kind of reminiscent of my 1970s Capri, all bonnet (hood?). Looking forward to the summer and more roof off time. Anyone cruising to or from our fair City of Southampton, keep a look out for our white 200 which is often around the docks area. Cheers for now - Rompy
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New to the forum, thought it time to say hi to everyone. Recently picked up a 13 plate R172 200 to complement our C63. Mind you when pushed hard there's not a great deal between fuel consumption figures! Must be the size of my feet. SLK is kind of reminiscent of my 1970s Capri, all bonnet (hood?). Looking forward to the summer and more roof off time. Anyone cruising to or from our fair City of Southampton, keep a look out for our white 200 which is often around the docks area. Cheers for now - Rompy
Welcome to the forum from Bournemouth. By the way I also had Capri's back in the 70's (3 Ltr V6 Superspeed and 4 & 5 speed 2-8 Injection) I loved those cars, ....
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Hi and welcome from Berkshire. Summer's coming - time to get that top down!
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Hi Rompy, another one just down the road in Bournemouth
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New to the forum, thought it time to say hi to everyone. Recently picked up a 13 plate R172 200 to complement our C63. Mind you when pushed hard there's not a great deal between fuel consumption figures! Must be the size of my feet. SLK is kind of reminiscent of my 1970s Capri, all bonnet (hood?). Looking forward to the summer and more roof off time. Anyone cruising to or from our fair City of Southampton, keep a look out for our white 200 which is often around the docks area. Cheers for now - Rompy
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Am often driving through city as alternative to M27 on way to Bournemouth. A couple of the big posh dockside hotels make for good coffee stops!
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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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Hi Rompy,


Thanks for the flashback (Capri + handbrake = brilliant).


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