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#1 Old 04-08-2018
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Hello fellow SLK fans!

I joined this forum before my 2015 SLK 250 arrived in anticipation of finding great knowledge from you all. Now that I have had it for exactly 2 weeks, I feel I can say “Hi”.

After looking for a while, and seeing many variations and options, I believe I found what I think is a nice combination of color and options. It is Diamond Silver Metallic, Ash leather interior and has the following options:
Premium Package (AIRSCARF )
Multimedia Package (COMAND)
Lighting Package (bi-Xeon active curve)
Sport Package (cool lines!)
Magic Sky Control roof which I love and I think it’s a rare option at $2,500
Parktronic which also seems rare in 2015
AIRGUIDE windstops
And I believe a special order, full burl walnut wood trim on everything including the steering wheel!

The only thing missing for me, would be the Dashtop analog clock! I plan to add that after reading about others who did that on this forum, but I still may need help finding one place to get all the info about doing it. Different ideas seem to be in various threads.

I also have 2 classic cars: a 1965 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible and a 1964 Buick Riviera.

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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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