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YouTube review on used SLK55

Hi Everyone,
I thought may interested to see this YouTube on buying a used SLK55. Very tempting....

He does however say the engine is a twin turbo, but I'll let him off.

Merry Christmas to you all!

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You should message him of his 'mistake'

He probably got that info from this:

This engine is based on a naturally aspirated variant of the twin-turbocharged M157 V8 engine, the M152.[
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An M157 engine is on my Christmas list!
You nearly got it too.

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It’s interesting when you compare his review with Jeremy Clarkson’s review:https://www.driving.co.uk/car-review...k-55-amg-2012/.

He thinks the sound of the exhaust is “wicked“ while Clarkson denigrates it in a big way.
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It’s interesting when you compare his review with Jeremy Clarkson’s review:https://www.driving.co.uk/car-review...k-55-amg-2012/.

He thinks the sound of the exhaust is “wicked“ while Clarkson denigrates it in a big way.
There's no accounting for taste, I think the AMG sounds awesome.

Clarkson also bought one
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For me this kind review on YouTube is the new top gear for car enthusiasts. JC and co are now just light entertainment...in my humble opinion.


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Don't like him, don't agree with him on any point.
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Never heard of Petrol Ped till now...good review I thought.

But my 171 with Xpipe and 2nd decat sounds even better...
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Never heard of Petrol Ped till now...good review I thought.

But my 171 with Xpipe and 2nd decat sounds even better...
Mmmm we need a sound clip
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I would but I actually don't have a clue how to upload a movie sound clip

At the risk of being told off for going off subject, check out this YouTube link to a Black SLK55 AMG with Xpipe...its not me but mine is also black and sounds exactly the same..fantastic


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Purchased my more humble 250 from Harbour Cars & I got a fair deal. I understood that the owners are ex-BMW salespeople wishing to learn from the mistakes of corporate policies. Was very tempted by that white 55 but so frustrated with the souths clogged up roads feared I would find it too frustrating despite the wondrous sound.
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