A fun-to-drive roadster that combines the safety and security of a hardtop, the wind-in-your-hair fun of a convertible and the European-brand cachet of a Mercedes' all-in-one attractively styled package.
by Jef on Jan 14, 2008 Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK32 AMG 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl S/C 5A)
The best all in one sports car ever made, it a great looking and quite coupe with the hard top up, a nice highway convertible with smooth air flow even at obscene speeds, easy to drive all day and moves a lot faster than the reviews (once it breaks in between 12 to 18K miles). It faster and less stressful to drive than the 911 I owned (with the rear engine) and more secure and solid feeling then the M3 I traded. I also enjoy not having every kid in a z-car or Mustang changing me on the highway like in the 911 and M.
by horangin on Sep 4, 2007 Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK32 AMG 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl S/C 5A)
Bought it used in 2006 and it had 13,000 miles. Now it has 20,000 miles. Changed the oil and filter myself and went with Castrol Full Synthetic instead of recommended Mobil 1 and it sounds good and seems to have better response. It's pretty fast and it zooms through traffic with no problem. Be sure to turn off the traction control if you want to hear some screaming tires, otherwise you'll just jerk in low speed. Mine seems to vibrate a little when in idle.
by sayuri Ky on Jul 24, 2003 Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK32 AMG 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl S/C 5A)
A girls car i have been told. But,
since I am a female that statement does
not bother me. I have had my car for
about 2 years. I drive it as a weekend
vehicle. I love the color and how it
drives. the engine runs very smooth,
no complaints. I am meticulous about
it. I do not think I will ever get rid
of it. It is a car that i can see
having for years.
by HStaudin on Jun 15, 2003 Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK32 AMG 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl S/C 5A)
The car had no problems upon delivery.
I had only one minimal repair
(a defective door contact for the
interior light) after 24 000 miles of
driving. Oil consumption was minimal.
Acceleration is tremendous, the car
handles very competently and the
brakes are outstanding. The Xenon-
lights are definitely worth the money.
All this makes the car a lot of fun to
drive, in particular in the summer. I
have to use the car in the winter as
well and I was surprised that it is
drivable in snow as long as you treat
the accelerator like a raw egg. I used
Bridgestone Blizzak LM 22 tyres on AMG
rims (tirerack.com) for the winter.
by pjg on May 28, 2003 Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK32 AMG 2dr Roadster (3.2L 6cyl S/C 5A)
The acceleration and handling makes you
want to drive it all day long. This car
gives me the most enjoyment of any car
I drove in the past, including Corvette
2000, BMW 535, Infiniti Q45, Porsche
911 ('77). The Audi A4 Quattro comes
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