Last post on Nov 03, 2006 at 11:50 PM
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Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, Convertible
#190 of 226 Re: Mercedes-Benz SLK350 a real delight at 18Km [arpdog]
Apr 30, 2006 (9:30 am)
Hi arpdog, I drove my 2006 MB Slk350 with Amg Package during the winter in the mountains of Germany. I was very suprised how well it handled in all that snow on frozen roads. It would have driven even better with all season or winter tires but it still drove very well. I did the European delivery program which I fully recommend to anyone buying a mercedes. I was in Europe for two weeks, one week in Germany and one week in Paris. On top of how much fun I had I got a 7% discount on the MSRP of my car. Good luck with you car purchase.
May 03, 2006 (7:24 am)
I think the key to winter driving is the tires.I have a 99 and when I first bought it-it had "summer tires on".First time it snowed I backed car out of garage and slipped right across my driveway into my neighbors.This on maybe 1 inch of snow.
Yet I've read lots of posts from readers who say it handles fine.I now have all-weather tires on the car but haven't experienced any snow with them yet.
#194 of 226 SLK or XLR
May 09, 2006 (5:51 am)
In 2007 I will buy a hardtop convertible. After initial research the top 2 contenders are the SLK and the Cadalliac XLR. I know the perils of a GM product but have yet to own a MB.
It was an eye opener to see that there are issues with MBs just like any other car. I enjoyed reading the discussions to date.
On the XLR forum there is discussion around the SLK & XLR. This was somewhat helpful. Has anyone compared the SLK and the XLR? I would like input from the MB perspective.
#195 of 226 engine problem, over burn in engine oil
May 18, 2006 (12:27 am)
i brought my slk350 a little over a year ago, and this is the third with the same problem. The light on the dash board shows "check oil when next fueling", when i brought it to service my car for the first and second time, they just add more oil to the engine. When the third time they told me that the engine is burning alot of oil in a fast period of time and over burn the engine. They told me that most likely they have to change another engine and replace the other one. I was wondering if anyone with the same car have this problem. My car is still at service with some unknown answer.
#196 of 226 SLK 280 Time Piece? or Time bomb?
May 24, 2006 (8:54 pm)
I purchased an SLK 280 and after only 800 babied miles it sounds like a ticking time bomb when you stop at a light. anyone else with this experience? Was told by dealer at 400 miles this was normal... my wrist watch is quieter and my girlfriend has a c280 with same motor that doesnt sound like a clock. Comments, concerns or questions appreciated.
Thanks in advance!