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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I like desirable cars and work hard for them.

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

    They say well done and like the way I look after it.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yep, im a huge fan of Mercedes SL's especially the R230 shape so I would get the car in a bigger engine.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Ferrari 360 Spider SL 55 AMG.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

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    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    July 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yep I got a very good deal , considering the mileage was very low and the deal was right.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    The Mercedes SL has been one of my dream Mercedes since I have loved perfomance cars. The R230 shape is agressive and elegant yet it is still the desirble Mercedes today.

    What was the dealer like?

    Mercedes of Brighton was very helpful and included a few options within the price,.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very smooth and comfotable, sport mode is not ideal around town.

    What's it like to park?

    Its very straight forward especially with passenger wing mirrors looking downwards every time you go into reverse gear, so not only do you get a precise parking spot you avoid kerbing your alloy wheels.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Brake warning light, lumbar support, speakers were faulty. But dealers replaced all under warranty.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Its size alot of car for only 2. its the size of a clk but 2 seats and a little wider.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Electrical memory and heated seats, sat nav, audio, wind deflector is very good.