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#1 Old 01-18-2017
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Picked up a SLK250 this month and new to SLKWorld

Just bought a one-owner 2013 SLK 250 originally from Jacksonville, FL.

I have been very pleased so far. In my hometown of Birmingham AL it went from 15 degrees F to 75 degrees F in one week. So I went topless all weekend.

Looked at and test drove an '09 SLK350, '09 SLK280, and '09 SLK55. Would have liked the bigger engines especially the 55 but they had either high mileage, multiple owners, or previous damage/abuse.

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Welcome from Wirral, England.


I could tell you all the good stuff on here, and will, but you are in the heartland of the SLK.


Check out the regionals and look at some of the past meets they held.
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Welcome to SLK World from Alberta, Canada. I have only had my SLK for one year but anticipate a long relationship.

Best wishes to you - and yours.

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Just joined the forum and got a '14 SLK250 myself. Loving the car so far. Cheers all
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