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View Poll Results: Merc SLK 200K v/s Audi TT 1.8 Coupe
Merc SLK 14 60.87%
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Old 17th November 2005, 12:52   #1
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Default Merc SLK200K v/s Audi TT 1.8 Coupe

Let consider 2 Sports coupes available in India ..
The Merc SLK 200K and the Audi TT 1.8 Coupe..
Which one would u choose...

Ratings choice to be given considering the following points ..
1. Price v/s Value
2. Ease of Modification
3. Design
4. Reliability
5. Service
6. Overall Satisfaction

Indian conditions and regulations to be taken into consideration...

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Old 17th November 2005, 13:09   #2
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In Indian conditions, I guess the sensible option (considering all the factors mentioned by you) would be the SLK200. Plus. you get a convertible and a coupe - 2 cars in one.

And the current look tends to discard the "chick car" tag.
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Old 17th November 2005, 13:56   #3
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EVO- You might wanna mention the price tags on both cars for people to poll price vs value.
Anyways its the SLK for me hands down. The TT's styling is very dated now and it very applied to me, the SLK is fresh and standing with a big 3 pointer star on the hood to add to the satisfaction. Audi Indias service is not a patch compared to Merc's which is well established for a decade.
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Old 17th November 2005, 15:01   #4
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Obviously for indian roads an slk would be a better choice
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Old 17th November 2005, 16:51   #5
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For me its the TT, good design and its got good potential for modification. Reliability shouldn't be a problem but service is very limited.
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Old 17th November 2005, 17:18   #6
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TT Price Rs. 36 Lakhs on Road...

SLK Price Rs. 49 Lakhs on Road...

Now maybe the opinion might change ... since one could by a Octavia in the Difference...
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Old 17th November 2005, 23:12   #7
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easy one here ...
SLK for me dude ... supercharger with a RWD makes more sense any day not looking at cost coz i cant afford either of the two ..

a Quattro would have made me ponder a bit more over it ...
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Old 17th November 2005, 23:27   #8
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EVO6, not even looking at a Porsche Boxster? I believe it retails in the same price range, atleast the non-S would. I'm not too clear on the prices though. If included, I would have picked the Boxster.

Out of the two, Audi's chic styling is done for me. The SLK much sharpened up, even though the front end is a little pretentious.

TT is cheaper, but the SLK is a much newer package. Merc has a much established service setup, though I don't doubt Audi's newly setup either.
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EVO6, not even looking at a Porsche Boxster? I believe it retails in the same price range, atleast the non-S would. I'm not too clear on the prices though. If included, I would have picked the Boxster.
A true Prosche fan

Although Mercedes SLK is a much newer car but price difference, 13Lakh is quite a lot of money

Money not being an issue SLK for sure
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Old 18th November 2005, 02:02   #10
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For indian roads the SLK200 would be a way better choice.id go for it any day.obiously if money wasnt an issue.


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Quote:
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EVO6, not even looking at a Porsche Boxster? I believe it retails in the same price range, atleast the non-S would. I'm not too clear on the prices though. If included, I would have picked the Boxster.

Out of the two, Audi's chic styling is done for me. The SLK much sharpened up, even though the front end is a little pretentious.

TT is cheaper, but the SLK is a much newer package. Merc has a much established service setup, though I don't doubt Audi's newly setup either.
The non S is not available in India as the engine size is below 3l
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Old 18th November 2005, 14:42   #12
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audi tt 1.8t is fine

but imho they both suck, go for tt3.2 with quattro or slk 350, 500 or AMG baby
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audis got a better built quality then a mercedes... to mamy electrical and other minute problems with the benz .. though in india d benz turns more heads than any onelse but when you got a 2 seater you tend to turn em anyway lol....
i would go for the audi
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