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Hello from a new member

Hello my name is Steve and I'm a new member. I've never owned a Mercedes before, but I just sold my 2016 Volkswagen Touareg and just purchased my dream car, a CPO 2014 SLK 250 in beautiful cardinal red with Sahara beige leather interior.
It also has the Premium One package along with Navigation, and a whole lot of other comfort and technological amenities.
I also own a 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sahara and a 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster. I love to play guitar and enjoy boating. That's about it for me, so stop by and say hello sometime. Looking forward to learning and getting others advice about my SLK.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com from Northern California


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hello from Canada

Welcome to the site from Canada.
The 357 must be fun, I was going to buy a replica made by Intermeccanica in Vancouver a few years back but couldn't pull the trigger.
Im sure you will enjoy the Mercedes, nice looking car.
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Hi Steve, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Hi Steve,
Welcome from Wirral, England.

Nice looking car.
Why not enter our Ride of The Month Comp. It's free and has prizes.
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Hello from a new member

I'm a new member as well! Welcome aboard from NC!!
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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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