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Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

Hi

I'm new here, but I'm thinking of getting a SLK280, I currently drive a Peugeot 206cc. My hubby reckons its time I got a grown up convertable.

Are there any SLK280 owners here? Would you recommend it?

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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

Hello and welcome!

Go ahead and post your question in the R171 forum, since that's what an SLK280 is.

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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

I have an o6 slk 280, its a great car. I would definately recommend it, but be careful where you get it from. Make sure they have a good service dept, three months into my car the check engine light came on. It took me three trips and about a month before they finally got rid of it, but that was the service dept. fault. the car drives well, handles very well and looks nice.
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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

I recommend it.

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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

^^^^^^

based on what,pretty pictures in a magazine???[:D]

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based on what,pretty pictures in a magazine???[:D]
That and I've seen one. I sat in one at an auto show and it was pretty nice. They drove it around the track a couple times to show it's skills on the road, and it did pretty well.

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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?


Well,I think most people would prefer the car with a bigger engine.The new chassis can handle more power easily.I wouldn't have the 280.


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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

hey there. dont hesitate to grab the new SLK280. I just picked up mine and so far its an incredible car.
Its comfortable,fast, sharp and I think most buyers are very happy. Good luck[:)]
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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

A 1992 E300 has about 180hp and weights about 1780kg. That's 9.9kg/hp.
A SLK280 has 231hp and weights 1440kg. That's only 6.2kg/hp.

The SLK280 I think has power enough to be a fun car to drive.
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RE: Thinking of getting an SLK280, would you recommend it?

In Thailand only the SLK200 is available...but, it's more than enough for Bangkok roads. I really like the car. I also have a SL55AMG in the States but for some reason I enjoy driving the SLK200 more.
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