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      04-27-2009, 02:48 PM   #1
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After a weekend of driving an AMG...

I'm glad to be driving my M again. Drove my moms SLK55 AMG around for the last 3 days (perks of house sitting means you get to car sit too!) and though I really like the car, it just doesn't compare to my M.

Rocket quick in a straight line, but man your kidneys take a beating over the bumps and there's no such thing as road feel because there is no feeling for the road what so ever.

Driving to work this morning in the M made me think; "Thank God I'm driving my car again!"

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That's funny because my mom also has an slk55...they are nasty fast in a straight line, but other then that they are too small and I would take my M any day of the week over it
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i love the slk 55 amg... i test drove it once.... i guess i didnt push it hard enough but i thought it was a pretty good car. the only thing i cant live with is the lack of space in such a small car.
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every man i know who drives that car either a surgeon or a dentist...fast, but tiny
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every man i know who drives that car either a surgeon or a dentist...fast, but tiny
or a woman with a rich husband.
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or a woman with a rich husband.
im dont normally make comments like this, but its a womens car
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OTOH if it was a woman with a nice divorce settlement instead of a rich husband, my question would be:










Is she hot?
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      04-27-2009, 07:00 PM   #8
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The torque is sweet though
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every man i know who drives that car either a surgeon or a dentist...fast, but tiny
I agree with you, but I really think you should leave penis size out of this.




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I agree with you, but I really think you should leave penis size out of this.





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      04-27-2009, 07:40 PM   #11
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SL or CLK Black Series only worthy AMG's

I love my M but wouldn't mind driving this AMG.....

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or a woman with a rich husband.
Or a woman who wears the pants in the family and her husband drives a range. At least thats how it worked out for a couple a few block down from me.
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      04-27-2009, 11:01 PM   #13
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I'm glad to be driving my M again. Drove my moms SLK55 AMG around for the last 3 days (perks of house sitting means you get to car sit too!) and though I really like the car, it just doesn't compare to my M.

Rocket quick in a straight line, but man your kidneys take a beating over the bumps and there's no such thing as road feel because there is no feeling for the road what so ever.

Driving to work this morning in the M made me think; "Thank God I'm driving my car again!"

Cheers!
The lack of ride quality is probably due to the short wheelbase.

Go try driving the new SL63/C63/CLK63BS. Completely different feel.
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So SL black Edition would make me dump the M real quick lol

I agree with driving the SL63 Merc noticed they had to improve their sports cars a little bit
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The lack of ride quality is probably due to the short wheelbase.

Go try driving the new SL63/C63/CLK63BS. Completely different feel.
Agreed. Maybe not the SL though. Still too small for me and I'm just 6'.

AMG's are something special in the higher coupe/sedan models like the CL/S/E.
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I agree with all the comments. It is a girls car, but one with a wonderful motor. I'd too take a CLK63BS and/or a CL63 over my M. But all are way more money than my M so I think I'll just stay happy with this crowd for now.
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Or a woman who wears the pants in the family and her husband drives a range. At least thats how it worked out for a couple a few block down from me.
those two need couples counseling!

kidding aside, it is a great machine. its fast and powerful, but i still don't see it as a man's car.
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if I were to drive an AMG, i'd want the 5.5 supercharged... (SL55 or E55)
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if I were to drive an AMG, i'd want the 5.5 supercharged... (SL55 or E55)
What about the SL65 Black Series? See post #11....
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What about the SL65 Black Series? See post #11....
at the 65 (black series or not) price point i'd take a Gallardo or F430....but at the price point, I really liked the 55s
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I agree with all the comments. It is a girls car, but one with a wonderful motor. I'd too take a CLK63BS and/or a CL63 over my M. But all are way more money than my M so I think I'll just stay happy with this crowd for now.
You can buy mine for not much more than a new M3.
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