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Greetings from Dallas, TX

I just recently bought a 2004 Alabaster White CLK500 and thought I would come over and join you guys for some good discussions. This is my first Mercedes ever and I'll admit, I'm a little nervous about the purchase due to some mixed reviews but I just had to have it after driving it. I know more about AMGs and came close to buying a 2003 C32 AMG but got cold feet for certain reasons. The irony is I was also considering a new 5.0 Mustang because I used to own a 2006 Mustang Convertible but started going in another direction because luxury was near the top of my list....That irony is I still got my '5.0'!

I have to say this is an interesting car and is taking some getting used to but I have to say it is definitely stronger than I thought it would be. When I first drove it and for a while, I was driving it in 'C' and not 'S' and didn't realize I was starting out in 2nd gear. I finally started playing around with stuff and selected sport mode and was like.. "whoa".. what a difference! The thing pulls 2nd pretty hard hole shot but this thing will come out of the hole like a tazered ape in 1st!

So far so good but I do have a few questions and will try and wear out the search button before I ask them.


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