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Pros: Retractable Hardtop
Cons: The doors are very long!
Advice: Buy it! In comparison with the competition it definitely gives the most car for the buck.This is an amazingly fun car to drive. Mercedes knew exactly what they were doing when they designed this car, it has all the right elements of a roadster (especially if you get the V6 or AMG). I have had many other roadsters, and this is by far the best one yet. And with the built-in hardtop you have both a coupe and covertible, all in one car. If you have ever owned a sports car this is something that you always had to decide between. This is a great car, I will be keeping this one for a while!
Pros: Instrument panel.
Advice: Symbol only. Not considered a performance machine as advertised.Car has several quirks which were not expected in this price class. The radio lacked a cd player but instead came with a casette player??? Also, the car has several blind spots to the rear causing the driver to become wary in traffic. Performance seemed similar to a much larger car with the suspension being very 'mushy' and cornering similar to a Town Car. Fit and finish were very good.
Pros: The 349hp engine..
Cons: The seats could use a lumbar support.
Advice: Get it if you can find it. They are rare.All you can say is awesome. This is the best perfomance sedan on the road for the money. After 9 months and 10k miles, it still puts a big smile on my face every time I drive it. Put your foot to the pedal and the 349 ponies quickly respond. Hold on tight because you will be going very fast very quickly. I only wish I had more roads to accomodate this truly magnificent machine.
Pros: The leather
Cons: the plastic wheel covers
Advice: don't buy and buy The Acura TLThis is a nice car but to get get all of the same options as the $28,900.00 Acura TL you will need to spend $40,000.00
Advice: best choice for speed and luxurybest sport but yet luxury roadster under 60,000 dollars
Pros: The Power close trunk.
Cons: The sound system.
Advice: Be ready to change the stereo system and the rims.This is the most brillant car ever made in the history of Merecedes-Benz!
Pros: Definitely the power convertible hard top.
Cons: I don't have time to drive it as much as I would like to.
Advice: Get the AMG sport package; the 17' wheels and low profile high performance tires really add to the handling.This is an amazing car; what fun to drive. It handles as well as a BMW 330 or Z3 and has a much more comfortable ride. You can easily turn corners at 30 mph in 3rd gear. The acceleration is great (0 to 60 in 6.6 sec.); if you have an extra $10K you can spring for for the SLK32 AMG to cut 1.8 sec. off. With the voice activated phone, you can also control the CD, radio and tape by voice command. The best feature is the power hard top. With the top up, it looks and rides (very quiet) like a coupe. With the top down, its a typical two-seater convertible. It takes only 25 sec. to lower the top. With the top up you have a full 9.5 cubic feet of trunk space.