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Old 3rd October 2008, 23:34   #1
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Default Pics: New SL 350 (R 230) 6th Generation

Well, my tryst with the new SL 350.Simple stunning!!! Check the pics.

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Old 3rd October 2008, 23:39   #2
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Sorrt for the cellphone camera picture quality.Better pics taken by digicam would follow!
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This is the first one here isnt it? First one i have seen so far!! Looks SOOOO much better than the last gen SL Mercs
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Really is tasty. can i have a bite at it.
Nice catch man.
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I find these head lights look out of place compared to the rest of the car. I mean these don't exactly gel with the rest of the car. IMHO, the headlamps look like a cross between a E-class & a CLS head lamps.

Great Job Diesel Headrock!!
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Very nice looks much better than the current model ! IMO, the alloys look small .
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Those rims look really really sad. Look like some cheap Chinese/Taiwanese items than OE Merc parts that they are.
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Nice looking car but I agree with Ishan on the wheels part. They look like some design from the HR or Plati catalogue. From the pictures it looks like it has been sold by MBIL.
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Nice pics Diesel. How much would this cost here and is the car still at the Worshop. will ask my father to have a look at it. Please Mbil should do something about the Wheels. Like pointed out by Ishaan and Dippy the wheels are sad to look at compared to the car.
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this is one awesome car .
bangalore should possibly be getting one pretty soon
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Car looks great, the wheels look really bad, I wonder of the owner plans to get some aftermarket ones
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I haven't seen one of these in London yet... i cant decide which shape i like more. the new shape or the previous one.
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One more new SL 500 in andorite grey is standing inside Mr. Satya Bagla's showroom (Bentley New Delhi).
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The current SL is a brilliant eyecatcher! No doubt on it. I loved it the moment I saw it on the WCF website.

But this is the first time I am hearing about an SL 350. I thought they only existed from 500 and above.

The Alloys don't even look like Mercedes maal. Sad!
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For me, this shape doesn't work. The underlying design of the R230 is now over 7 years old in it's production phase. To update that with a nice grille but irritating headlamps doesn't mean you have an altogether new masterpiece. The only guise that this 'facelift' works is in it's Black Edition...plenty of arches and AMG mouldings to make it look scary.
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