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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Subtle aggression - the connoisseur's choice.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Everyone thinks it's a £25k car.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Possibly another AMG Merc.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Looking at a Ferrari 456.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Franchised

    Did you buy this car new?

    No

    What price did you pay?

    £4,000

    When did you buy the car?

    March 2011

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes - vehicle was a p/ex at a Porsche dealer and he wanted a quick sale.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Performance and reputation.

    What was the dealer like?

    Friendly enough.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Epic acceleration. Huge torque resulting in instantaneous overtaking. The brakes are nothing short of eye-popping, but the ride may be a little harsh for some tastes.

    What's it like to park?

    No problem - reasonably compact.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    No

    What's most practical about your car?

    Huge boot.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Great front seats. Endlessly adjustable!