How Hard Can It Be? (2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren)



Do you have a small fortune tucked away in the mattress? Do you not have a job, wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, friend, or television? Are you the patron saint of lost causes? If you answered “yes” to these questions, I sure have the car for you. A 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is capable of 205 miles per hour and can go from nought to sixty in 3.8 seconds. However, this one has some issues. More after the jump.


While most of the car has been destroyed by a fire of unknown magnitude, the current owner is still optimistic. “It has a lot of useable parts,” says Tony, the seller. The engine, transmission, exhaust system, most of the front suspension, the front tires, and “MANY MISCELANIOUS PARTS” are apparently still good. Some parts of the add are clearly a but off though.

“Exterior Color: Silver”   What a liar. One can clearly see in the pictures that it’s a top to bottom black-silver fade.

“Condition: Used”   Understatement of the century.

“Disability Equipped: No   Clearly

But then again, how often am I given the opportunity to buy a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren for $45,000 USD?