The Newest Addition To The Garage, 1999 M/B SLK 230 Sport - Click On The Imag Above
To Read Road & Track First Drive Report Nov. 1998.

By Carl J. Beck
As Of 21 April 2013
Update 18 May 2013

Below: It is not a 240Z - but it is about the same overall size! The "SUNBURST YELLOW sure brightens up the garage!

Below: 1999 M/B SLK 230 with "Sport Package" aka AMG Trim. On the exterior here you can see the AMG Front Spoiler and Side Fairings. Also the 17" AMG rims. The "Sport Package" was a $3990.00 extra cost option in 1999. This SLK also has the Optional 5spd. A/T {$900.00}

Below: The finish on the car looks like new. Purchased and garage kept here in Clearwater, FL by its Original Owner - until I purchased it from her.

Below: Here you can see the AMG Rear Faring/Bumper. Yes, it is a Retractable Hardtop!.

Below: The "AMG Sport Package" included Carbon Fiber trim on the door thresholds

Below: The Carbon Fiber trim was also used on the Center Console.

Below: Engine Bay was very clean

Below: The car came with its original Mecerdes-Benz Car Cover, and Front Bra.. The item in the Blue Wrapper is the original Front License Plate Mount {not used here in Florida}. Note also the 6 Disc CD changer - that is part of the "Premium Sound System". It works perfectly by the way. As does everything on the car.!

The "M/B Datacard" supplied by the good people at - shows the following items, in addition to all the "Standard Equipment"- at the build.
Delivery Date 27 08 1998
Paint Code 1: 685 Sunburst Yellow

- 221A  Black Leather
- 231   Garage Door Opener
- 249   Inside and Outside Mirror Automatic Dimming
- 254   Radio M/B Audio 30 - USA
- 292   Side Air Bag
- 309   Cup Holder {YES - a Cup Holder, get over it!}
- 423   5-Speed Automatic Transmission
- 441  Steering Column, Adjustible
- 461  Instruments with Miles Ind. and English Legend
- 494  U.S. Version
- 524  Paintwork Preservation
- 551  Anti-Theft/Anti-Break-In  Warning System
- 580  Air Conditioner
- 600  Headlamps - Cleaning Equipment
- 634  Deletion - First Aid Kit
- 636  Deletion - Warning Triangle
- 668  Packing For Shipping Vehicle with Tie-Down Hook
- 669  Spare Wheel/Folding Wheel
- 673  High Capacity Battery
- 772  AMG Styling Package - Front Spoiler, Side Skirt
- 794  AMG Wheels 7.5"x17" VA 225/45/17
- 810  Premium Sound System {AM/FM/CD/Phone}
- 875  Heated Windshild Wash System