At least she didn't get a Ferrari
Hateful hateful hateful cars.
As BMW owners, people on this forum will knock things with a 3 pointed star (understandably - hey i bought a beemer over a merc too!).
The SLR is actually hand built by McLaren - not Mercedes. It's built alongside the Mclaren Mercedes Formula One racing machines (which incidentally pi**ed all over Ferrari last season
) at the McLaren Technology centre in Woking, England.
However, she should just have blown the extra $500,000 she would have needed to buy a 100% pure McLaren - the McLaren F1 (Powered by BMW