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Introduction and intent.

Hello everyone. Currently have a Lexus Sc430 and wife Is wanting something else in a hardtop convertible. Have test drove a few Mercedes. My personal favorite was a 2007 SLK55 AMG. Wife loved it until I told her it was a 2007. *rolls eyes*. Test drove a 2015 SLK250. Wasn’t too big a fan of the lack of power after driving the AMG. But,,,it is for the wife. Found a white 2016 SLK300 in California with red interior. She loves it. May fly to CA from Utah and pick it up next week. Is the power the same in the 250vs300?
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Hi, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.

Whilst I myself do not know the answer to your question, I am sure a wee search will uncover the information you need. Good luck with your purchase


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Is the power the same in the 250vs300?
Hi Tycer, Welcome

Interesting article for your perusal
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Greetings and welcome from Spain!
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Awesome info. Thanks so,much. Learned a ton so far. Already planning the mods and haven’t even picked it up yet.
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Settled on a 2013 SLK55 AMG with 22k on it. Bought it unseen from Chicago. Having it shipped in. Can’t wait.
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settled on a 2013 slk55 amg with 22k on it. Bought it unseen from chicago. Having it shipped in. Can’t wait.
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