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LotusOmega375D

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2,378 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.

6,280 posts

130 months

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SLR.

Codswallop

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74 months

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

DannyScene

2,924 posts

35 months

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SLs, never liked the SLR at all

GroundEffect

7,795 posts

36 months

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I love the SLS. One please.
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BMWBen

3,688 posts

81 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

1,058 posts

70 months

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

icetea

846 posts

22 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

2,233 posts

114 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

1,852 posts

55 months

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SLS. Its better looking and has gull wing doors.

Nuff said.

StuartGGray

6,819 posts

108 months

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SLS - looks like a proper Merc.

Luke.

6,280 posts

130 months

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StuartGGray said:
SLS - looks like a proper S2000.

chris7676

2,419 posts

100 months

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SLS - Significantly improved handling and it looks more characterful.

GravelBen

10,851 posts

110 months

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SLS - the SLR is one ugly piggy.

Fluid

790 posts

65 months

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SLS for me please.

kambites

38,103 posts

101 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

5,598 posts

102 months

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SLS

tomw2000

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75 months

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SLS please.

CoolC

2,372 posts

94 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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