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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class AMG SL 55 AMG 2d Auto (2003/03)

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class AMG SL 55 AMG 2d Auto (2003/03) - Owner Review

Keyless go. Controls are all in the right place and easily accessable (no idrive here!)
5

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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class AMG (02-11)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I like fast, powerful, fun cars

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Think it's great

Would you buy this car again and why?
Absolutely. I think it is overall the best car in the world (if you only need two seats!)

What are you likely to buy next?
A CL55 AMG as I now have kids. I'll miss the roof down experience though

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£52,995

When did you buy the car?
September 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
An ok deal considering it had all the toys.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Ultra luxurious and powerful

What was the dealer like?
Not great.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Awesome. I've owned other sports cars (Esprit, XKR) but this is the most practical and powerful but not as agile as the Esprit.

What's it like to park?
Fine. It has parking sensors

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
It leaked badly in heavy rain December '06 leading to it not starting. Keeps complaining the bonnet is open... it's not!

What's most practical about your car?
Keyless go. Controls are all in the right place and easily accessable (no idrive here!)

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Radar assisted cruise control (distronic)

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