some interesting reading.
To fully test the SL’s capabilities would be foolish on public roads. Joshua Tree, however, is bisected by a lone highway known as Pinto Basin Road. It is a 70 mile ribbon of recently-paved blacktop that, at 5:30 AM on a weekday was blissfully empty of traffic. On this road, at that time, the car was spectacular and inspired confidence at every turn—especially after pushing its discreet ‘AMG’ button and turning a knurled knob to “sport+”. Speed wasn’t a problem; we watched dawn break over the horizon as we hustled towards Acton, ninety miles away
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