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2017 SLKWorld Ride of the Year Winner, OldWing!!!

Please join me in congratulating the winner of our 1st Annual Ride of the Year Competition, OldWing!!!



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Very very well done and 2 in a row for December. Happy New Year
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Thank you very much to all. I am really honored because that I know to all of us, our individual SLK is truly our ride of the year.
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Congrats, job well done. The membership has spoken your now the first of many champions here on SLK world.

Good job!
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Thought I could hear some noise from our neighbours across the pond!



Congratulations!

Also puts the 'only 170's and 171's win anything
well and truly to bed.

Great battle to finish 2017 off in style.
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Congrats Oldwing.... As a R172 owner, I am excited that of the model series represented in the competition, a R172 came out on top. So does that suggest/indicate anything about the most popular SLK model on this forum?

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Congratulations...a stunning picture of an SLK in action!
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Congrats, can someone explain why they voted for that particular car as the winner? It looks like a fairly plain, stock, lower-model r172 to me - the same that I see multiple of every day. It's a nice looking car, as the r172 is in general, but what differentiates it?
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Congratulations on the prestigious honor. Well deserved.

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Congrats, can someone explain why they voted for that particular car as the winner? It looks like a fairly plain, stock, lower-model r172 to me - the same that I see multiple of every day. It's a nice looking car, as the r172 is in general, but what differentiates it?
Perhaps as simple as all R172 owners voted for their model car.


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Congrats on the win


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Well done, excellent SLK in action picture

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Congratulations!

Also puts the 'only 170's and 171's win anything
well and truly to bed.

Great battle to finish 2017 off in style.
...and doesn't even have a V8 engine under the hood to get this converted prize...!!

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Congrats, can someone explain why they voted for that particular car as the winner? It looks like a fairly plain, stock, lower-model r172 to me - the same that I see multiple of every day. It's a nice looking car, as the r172 is in general, but what differentiates it?
I vote for the SLK/SLC that I would either most like to own, or be driving at the time the photo was taken
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Congrats, can someone explain why they voted for that particular car as the winner? It looks like a fairly plain, stock, lower-model r172 to me - the same that I see multiple of every day. It's a nice looking car, as the r172 is in general, but what differentiates it?
...Maybe because he's taken the time to clean and polish his car, then take a great action shot of his pride n joy .. and post it on here.
It's not about the biggest engine or the most converted car, it's about getting joy from your car and sharing that with others.

Well done @OldWing
A very well deserved win.

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...Maybe because he's taken the time to clean and polish his car, then take a great action shot of his pride n joy .. and post it on here.
It's not about the biggest engine or the most converted car, it's about getting joy from your car and sharing that with others.
Exactly what we tell everyone every month.

Any car, any colour can win.
Except when there is a tie, the membership decide.

If folks only voted for the style of car they own this would get boring very quickly.

RoTY had all three styles battling until the end.

Good to see.

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Thank you for your great photos it truly represents the love of an SLK regardless of the model 170, 171 or 172 it’s just a photo of SLK Love I can feel!

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Great car! Great win!


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I picked the winner the first day
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