The wheels have been the biggest complaint among people who got the 030 package. They are the same dimensions, but significantly heavier than the standard '55 wheels. The consensus seems to be that the biggest bang for buck way to improve the performance of a '55 is to put more rubber on it, and wider, lighter aftermarket wheels are a better option than the wheels that come with the 030 package.adf3786 said:I have seen a number of reviews on the performance package and they all said the same, a waste of money. After all what's the point of upping suspension, brakes, wheels etc with no more power!!!!! [not that it needs anymore ]
The brakes on the SLK55 are already superb and the suspension is prefect as it gives a great ride without you loosing your fillings. I just can't see the point of it.
Upping the BHP a bit and fitting a limited slip diff, then it might be.
Other than that, just buy the wheels.
lennyr For less money than the 030 package you could get some great after market wheels said:He has it right!..... The only performance upgrade other than more power that this car will be happy with is more rubber and a LSD