Having owned nothing but Mercedes
sedans and the ML since 1976, it was
time to try something a bit more
sportier. Frankly, having driven the
2003 SL, I found it to be sluggish and
quite heavy feeling. It looked great,
but didn't perform as I expected.
Wanting to stay within the same
category of vehicle (convertible sport
coupe), I tried the SLK. Didn't think
I would like it at first, but was quite
surprised at performance and handling
performance and past history of the
vehicle compelled me to purchase it.
Drop top/hard top. Tuned exhaust
system sound. Seating comfort (I'm 6'3)
and have no problem with headroom.
Stereo system sounds great too.
Acceleration for a 3.2litre is quite
exhilerating in this vehicle.
CD player is difficult to access.
Wheel improvements required - 19's or
20's look great on the car. Some minor
squeaks in the drop top, but this is
normal in every drop top I've been in.
Remote control for the top to allow for
it to be controlled when the vehicle is
We adore our new SLK320 Sp. Ed. It's
our first MB and we are thrilled with
it. It's gorgeous bright red and rides
like a dream. When the top is up, you
almost forget that you're in a
convertible. It's that quiet and
airtight. It's also very powerful and
comfortable ..from someone with really
The quite, comfortable ride and hard
top convertible is so James Bond.