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LotusOmega375D

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2,502 posts

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Noticed how they're pretty much on a par price-wise these days as second hand purchases. So would you go for the more powerful, but older McLaren SLR or the newer and probably more numerous AMG SLS?




Luke.

6,475 posts

135 months

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SLR.

Codswallop

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79 months

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SLR - just for the sound of the V8 with the supercharged overlay ears

DannyScene

3,174 posts

40 months

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SLs, never liked the SLR at all

GroundEffect

7,967 posts

41 months

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I love the SLS. One please.
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BMWBen

3,825 posts

86 months

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LotusOmega375D said:
Noticed how they're pretty much on a par price-wise these days as second hand purchases. So would you go for the more powerful, but older McLaren SLR or the newer and probably more numerous AMG SLS?



Can I not have both? The SLR has always looked a little odd to me. A little over the top. The SLS has got the balance just right.

However, the SLR is still insanely cool, so would not want to rule it out.

I have no chance of buying either of course...

lankybob

1,078 posts

75 months

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SLS, I cannot stand the SLR apart from the noise. Not sure why though.

icetea

846 posts

27 months

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They might be on par price wise to purchase... but the SLR is going to cost significantly more to run. I'd probably take the SLS as its far more practical day to day anyway.

Bill Carr

2,234 posts

119 months

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SLS for me, never liked the SLR.

Codswallop

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icetea said:
They might be on par price wise to purchase... but the SLR is going to cost significantly more to run.
On the flipside, the SLS is likely to depreciate more than the SLR at this point, which will wipe out several years worth of maintanence costs.

MarJay

1,862 posts

60 months

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SLS. Its better looking and has gull wing doors.

Nuff said.

StuartGGray

6,982 posts

113 months

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SLS - looks like a proper Merc.

Luke.

6,475 posts

135 months

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StuartGGray said:
SLS - looks like a proper S2000.

chris7676

2,462 posts

105 months

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SLS - Significantly improved handling and it looks more characterful.

GravelBen

11,208 posts

115 months

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SLS - the SLR is one ugly piggy.

Fluid

844 posts

70 months

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SLS for me please.

kambites

40,449 posts

106 months

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Purely on looks, the SLR just because it looks so wonderfully over-the-top. Haven't driven either so hard to comment from that point of view, but from what I've read, I'd probably prefer the SLS.

danyeates

6,082 posts

107 months

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SLS

tomw2000

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80 months

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SLS please.

CoolC

2,571 posts

99 months

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The SLS is on my lottery list. cloud9

As a few others have said, I don't like the SLR, but I couldn't tell you why
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