I chose the "Azure Pearl" (sky blue
metallic) 2004 "Pebble Beach Edition"
over the SL 500 and XLR. Only 400 will
The trunk and "rear seat" space was
nominal, at best. No problem.
Actually, the so-called rear seat is
perfect for my dog and light luggage.
I ordered the appropriate Michelin
tires rather than the "run-flats". I
paid the full MSRP. Luxury abounds. A
real head-turner. The Mark Levinson
stereo system in without peer. The
illuminated blue "Lexus" scuff plates,
the buttery ecru leather and black
bird's eye maple trim couldn't be
sexier. Surveys by J.D. Power rate
this car as tops for quality and