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    Re: SL65 Order

    should have waited for a ferrari 575M spider!!! some ppl already saw it and loved it...and it IS a hardtop!

    Re: SL65 Order

    Walter, no harm intended in either mine or Rossi's post

    we're just having a little fun

    everyone acknowledges that the 65s are MONSTERs

    some of us just have some stigmas about uber-benzes that are very difficult to get over,

    i have driven the SL600, which is similar, but not quite, and it is a very capable and as you mentioned Effortless car.

    for more hardcore/visceral driving expreiences, theres always stradales, and GT3s.

    however, the car should be judged as what it is, one of the most competant GTs in the world, and not a 'racecar/sports car/etc'.

    that way, we can see this car in the arena it was intended, and in that area, it shines.


    all in good humour,

    Tom

    Re: SL65 Order

    Walter, no harm intended in either mine or Rossi's post

    we're just having a little fun

    everyone acknowledges that the 65s are MONSTERs

    some of us just have some stigmas about uber-benzes that are very difficult to get over,

    i have driven the SL600, which is similar, but not quite, and it is a very capable and as you mentioned Effortless car.

    for more hardcore/visceral driving expreiences, theres always stradales, and GT3s.

    however, the car should be judged as what it is, one of the most competant GTs in the world, and not a 'racecar/sports car/etc'.

    that way, we can see this car in the arena it was intended, and in that area, it shines.


    all in good humour,

    Tom

    Re: SL65 Order

    Hello Rosse
    Hello Moogle

    I feel not offended - don't worry. I have not lost my sense of humor at all. I am aware of the fact, that the 65 is not a race car - and that there are much more (even smaller cars) on tracks, which are much faster than me ( age +45).

    For me, the SL65 is the perfect combination in terms of performance and comfortable driving.

    But as well it is possible to have fun with the SL on racetracks.

    Wish you all a nice day from the centre of France

    Walter

    Re: SL65 Order

    Hello Rosse
    Hello Moogle

    I feel not offended - don't worry. I have not lost my sense of humor at all. I am aware of the fact, that the 65 is not a race car - and that there are much more (even smaller cars) on tracks, which are much faster than me ( age +45).

    For me, the SL65 is the perfect combination in terms of performance and comfortable driving.

    But as well it is possible to have fun with the SL on racetracks.

    Wish you all a nice day from the centre of France

    Walter

    Re: SL65 Order

    Hello all

    Here a very small vid, attached - Enjoy !

    Kind regards

    Walter

    Re: SL65 Order

    Hello all

    Here a very small vid, attached - Enjoy !

    Kind regards

    Walter

    Re: SL65 Order

    very cool, love the panorama roof like a targa, but also a cab and coupe... best of all worlds.

    Re: SL65 Order

    very cool, love the panorama roof like a targa, but also a cab and coupe... best of all worlds.

     
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