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#1 Old 3 Weeks Ago
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Hello All!

Hi All,

A new member who has just bought a 2012 SLK AMG 55, but not yet taken delivery - looking forward to learning more about the car. Had two SLK's before - a very early R170 230 with AMG body kit and designo paint and interior, and then a later R170 200.

Seems the AMG 55 has soooo many more toys than than the early versions and cannot wait to work out how to use them all.

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Welcome from Wirral, England.

Some guides on how to use forum features https://www.slkworld.com/forum-opera...w-threads.html


We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is normally open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
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Some useful tips in this section for new and prospective owners.
Worth knowing are reset adaptive learning, check list, Spring is here and what is the SmartTop.
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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Welcome from Mersea Island, Essex, UK. Enjoy your new 55 from a fellow owner.


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