2005 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
There are 8 user reviews for the SL55 AMG Roadster trim shown below
- Brute power and top line technology
- price and some quality issues
I had an SL 500 which was a very nice car but not much more than a tourer - then the opportunity to buy an SL55 came my way and I took it. It's been an exciting time with the SL55, all the same features as the SL 500 but with more power than the average driver can manage or use - it's an art to get the car off the line without time loss due to wheel-spin. Having had a 2001 Posche Turbo (996T) the comparison is insightful: The SL55 is a much more powerful car but the Porsche had traction, braking and road-cornering ability that is unmatched on the road for the price. If you want a track-car, the 996T is your best choice, on the other hand if you are seeking a fun, powerful and impressive daily-driver, the SL55 is the hands down winner in my opinion - provided you can afford it (the one main drawback).
Good luck in your pusuit of auto happiness!
16 out of 19 people found this review helpful.Was this review helpful to you?
Most Viewed New Sporting
( What's this? )