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Classic 500SL

Advantages: Affordable luxury motoring
Disadvantages: Buyers beware!!!!

Tomorrow is a sad day. I'm going to drive my much loved 500SL from Glasgow to Cheshire where it's new owner will be waiting. The car was new in 1988 and cost the lucky buyer over £40,000. After looking at many examples I eventually found this one and b ...

steven777 18.05.2007 · Read full review
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An Excellent car in almost every way!

Advantages: Good Looks, Amazing roof, comfortable
Disadvantages: a bit "safe" for my liking!

The Mercedes-Benz SL500 is still regarded as one of the most aspirational cars currently available. The combination of the sharp coupe styling matched with the incredibly clever roof system make this car one of, if not THE, most attractive cars of all tim ...

colmat 10.09.2009 · Read full review
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Believe or not to Believe

Advantages: Very attractive design and excellent reliability.
Disadvantages: Stupidly high costs and loads of wind noise where the windows meet.

Yes, Mercedes, nice car, so you'd think! Mercedes, quality? High standards? I aint sure, tell me if this is worth the amount of money you'd spend on having this car? My uncle phoned up two days ago to boast about his new SL500. So my dad asked if he'd ...

chunka 24.02.2002 · Read full review
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Dream car - but a bad dream.........

Advantages: Great looking car
Disadvantages: Having to deal with Mercedes-Benz; car in the workshop too much

...2 years ownership, but 7 weeks in the workshop; wind noise from the windows with the roof up; factory recalls; great for high speed travel on smooth European motorways; very wide for UK village streets; handling is somewhat soft - have Mercedes ever mad ...

liptrot 29.12.2005 · Read full review
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Instantly PerceivedQuality

Advantages: Highest build quality
Disadvantages: Rear seats are cramped

Ever looked at a car and fallen in love with it, without, that is, consulting a checklist of pros and cons? Our decisions to buy such fabulous objects are purely subjective and have nothing to do with common sense. We buy because we love the object. Th ...

silvamo 08.06.2004 · Read full review
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