I traded the "old" version SLK in for a new 2005. It's a night and day difference. Acceleration is more than sufficient, the ride is smoother, the electronic additions are welcome, the look is current,... Definetly worth consideration even if you live in snow country - just don't try to drive it in the snow!
New braking system, faster top, better climate control and sound system, much improved ride,... plus the air scarf is a nice option that I didn't think I would use - but now that I have it I use it often.
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