BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Jul 2012
Vehicle: 2001 SLK 230 Sport
Location: Mukilteo, used to live in Vilsecl
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Don't Get Hung Up On Numbers
Target numbers for h.p. and torque for a car are nice but weight-to-horsepower ratios are more important. 200 horses in a 3,000 lbs car is going to have different performance than a 250 horse engine in a 4,000 lbs car.
My SLK 230k is a blast to drive, has timeless lines, eats my brother's Mustang and Miata for breakfast and gets 30 mpg at 80 mph with the top down.
I bought it with 45k on it and have put another 20,000 on it, absolutely trouble free with zero maintainance costs. Like anything else, it drives like I treat it.