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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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WOW!
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By skyking4hire
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL55 AMG 2dr Convertible (5.5L 8cyl S/C 5A)


Review

I've had it for a month and have never
owned a car that got so much attention,
and to my surprise it is well
deserved. I have never enjoyed driving
this much, and the power is awesome-and
I race cars competitively. . .


Best Features

POWER, POWER, POWER, conveniences, keyless go, panoramic top, hard top convertable, handling, and ride


Worst Features

Make it cheaper. . .


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Perfection
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By Bruce E. Cook
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


Review

German engineering has reached the
ultimate level. The Mercedes 500 SL in
the 2003 model comes as close to
perfection as is possible.
After driving this car for ten months,
I believe that this is the finest car
I've ever owned. Every aspect of the
automobile is a thrill to look at and
to drive.
It has the look and the feel of what a
$100,000 plus car should have for the
owner. Well worth the price.


Best Features

The comfort of the seats and the feel of quality in driving it makes this vehicle a pure pleasure. It has more power than one will ever need; especially driving between 65 miles per hour and 130 miles per hour.


Worst Features

The only suggestion I have is to simplify the computer sensors that gauge the air pressure. The reset procedure should be made so that you don't have to take it back to the dealership to accomplish it.


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I Love My SL500!
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By Russell S.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


Review

Everything a luxury sports car should be. The
convertible hardtop is not only convenient, it's
great fun! I can't leave the car without looking
back at it, and I find any excuse to drive it. It's
been flawless in performance and reliability. I
can't praise it enough.


Best Features

Stability control, convertible hardtop, beautiful styling, inside and out.


Worst Features

Make seat side bolsters adjust in a wider range.


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Brakes Dont Work
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By JC Powell
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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This hi tech car does not have the bugs
worked out yet. The new electronic
brakes are not reliable. I ran into a
car because the brakes would not work.
MB sent someone to investigate but were
unable to replicate so said drive it
until it happens again! I am not their
test dummy. Wait until they get the
bugs out.


Best Features

Disappearing top


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mine
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By palbertr
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL55 AMG 2dr Convertible (5.5L 8cyl S/C 5A)


Review

Great car,but lots of annoying
problems. rear computer failure,noise
from gas tank (many cars affected)
required 2 week replacement.tire
pressure system,sqeeaking brakes,noise
from under car while turning,squeeks
from top.


Best Features

power,top handling


Worst Features

Nav system, phone features, more testing of components.


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