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#1 Old 09-08-2016
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There is something wonderfully unique about my 02 slk230, not that it's any different than yours if you have the same car. I'm talking about all the other cars out there. It sort of seems to be a timeless throwback to older days, when you could hear engines and feel the ground underneath you. A throwback in spite of the retractable hardtop and all of the sophisticated engineering the car embodies. It certainly doesn't sound like anything else I've driven, it seems to growl while at idle, and the simple gauges and overall look the interior has is spartan compared to others. I like to call the way it feels on the road balanced. Not too much not too little.With the top down and the wind whistling the combination of everything I've mentioned, for me anyway, is just right. I feel this unique little sports car is certainly worth keeping and caring for.
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WELCOME! I couldn't agree more with your excellent description of the driving experience. I just got my first SLK, and have found it to be an absolute joy to drive.
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Welcome, and trooperslick said it well.

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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