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Old 12-13-2011, 03:05 AM
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Default 2016 Mercedes SL (facelift)

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Old 12-13-2011, 03:16 AM
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God, this Mercedes should die in Hell.
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Old 12-13-2011, 03:19 AM
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looks like the whole hard top system's been carried over from the previous generation...
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Old 12-13-2011, 03:21 AM
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That's because it's a brochure scan from a scanner.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:19 AM
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It's such a mess. The SL is supposed to be a timeless car. This looks like a fat, even more awkward SLK.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:48 AM
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eeew... what the hell is this?
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:25 AM
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It's such a mess. The SL is supposed to be a timeless car. This looks like a fat, even more awkward SLK.
Exactly. I guess the timeless Mercedes of the past finally give way to a bling bling mess. And I'll agree with haji, it does look like the greenhouse is carried over form the previous generation, and so do the proportions (wheelbase, overhangs, etc. Kind of like an extensive facelift but not an entirely new car...
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Old 12-13-2011, 11:30 AM
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I like the front lights but yeah, the rest doesn't even compete with the classic SL's of the past. The new CLS is also a big step back compared to the first gen IMO while the SLK is nice yet gives a "who cares" sentiment to me. Funny how the E-Class Coupe is the only current gen Mercedes coupe i like, especially considering how the E-Class sedan is such carbage
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Old 12-13-2011, 01:09 PM
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Is this MB's plan to make the GLK look OK?
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Old 12-13-2011, 01:27 PM
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I think Mercedes gave up on making any plans, period..It's a shame cause i absolutely love the SLS (minus the headlights - the exact opposite with the SL). The new SLK could have been a miniature version of the SLS (with conventional doors) and the SL could have also taken some visual cues and just continue being the only large hard top Mercedes coupe...or whatever, anything but what they did with it or the new CLS
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