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Talking Welcome R171FAN

Greetings! I recently acquired my SLK, shipping it from UTAH to NY. Sought and found the 2010 I was looking for: the Mars Red with the Beige leather interior and had to have that McLaren front. Although I liked the 350 and the AMG performance...call me old fashioned but the Burl Walnut Wood accents were a MUST! Car had a few issues such as headlamps and some electrical but I wanted to get and know "Slick" from top to bottom and front to back before it was allowed on the road. I'm happy to report all is back to factory specs and I've got a hundred test miles on it.

3.0-liter, DOHC V6 engine, producing 228 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque, 17" Twin-Spoke Wheels, P01 package, COMAND 6.5" Color
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Oh, I corrected the spelling of Comand
Cockpit Management and Data system - COMAND for short

you had 2 'm's

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Welcome from Wirral, England.

Totally agree with you about the R171 looks, but that's all a question of personal taste.

You have a great looking car and now it's top shape...
Like Jeff says, Enter the RoTM for September.

R171's are on a winning streak, red goes down well and newbies have won before.




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Oh, I corrected the spelling of Comand
Cockpit Management and Data system - COMAND for short

you had 2 'm's

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