1996 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 2.3 turbo from Netherlands
Some sort of little computer that the Mercedes service department charged me 2000 euro for...
Otherwise, beautiful in every way!
This car has been a little precious jewel.
I am a retired automobile dealer. Sold Subaru, in Albany Oregon, USA. Sold the store in 1997 and after traveling for 5 years, retired in The Netherlands. I spent my whole life around automobiles, and this Mercedes 230 SLK has been one on the nicest cars I ever owned. I purchased the car from the original owner, and other than minor touch up paint (interior, dash board, center console) and a little computer that powers the doors etc., I have had NO problem whatsoever. Of course, never had the car serviced by Mercedes (I am doing in it through a reliable and reasonably priced service shop near me)... For instance the "little" computer (I mentioned above) replaced by the MERCEDES dealer cost me 2000 euro. More than I have spent in service in 10 through my local "service shop".
Fantastic handling (not a Porsche) and fuel economy.
The top works like "candy"... it's a beautiful little car. I will never get rid of it. Beside the "Pagoda", this little SLK is my favorite. Perhaps a little bigger engine would be nice, like the 320 SLK.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 4th May, 2013