The looks this car gets are off the
charts, but they come at a hefty
price. I only drive my SL500 6 months a
year. Therein lies the problem; already
expensive cost of ownership,
exacerbated by spreading the costs over
only six months. That said, I still
keep it, and wait for the spring to
bring nice weather. The thrill of
hitting the accelerator on this 300+ HP
beast is beyond compare. Driving with
the top down on a nice day is one of
the finest auto experiences around.
Then, pulling into valet parking of a
crowded cafe or club is bound to stroke
the ego of any redblooded American male.
300+ HP engine blows away all but the
most serious performance cars on the
road, and the lines of this car are
The tape deck is a waste. The storage
space for the tapes is useless, and
should be modified w/ aftermarket parts
to hold cupholder or other useful
storage. Though the power rearview
mirror is nice, anyone driving the car
immediately grabs it and attempts to
move it by hand.
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