I have owned my 2005 SL500 for 1 week
now. Traded in my 2002 M3 after its
3rd recall. Gave up some performance
for a lot more comfort and luxury, not
to mention that sweet drop top. I
have gotten 10x's the stares and
comments in this than I ever did in
the M3. So far, I couldn't be happier
with the trade. Traffic is so dense
these days, I couldn't use all the
power the M3 had 90% of the time.
16 second coupe to convertible... are
you kidding me. Not sure which way
better gas mileage, my M3 got 22 mpg,
this gets 12 mpg, same as my V8 4-
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