Clarkson on the Merc SLS AMG
JC hates the doors and the ride, but that doesn’t stop him wanting to head straight to a Mercedes dealer to buy one...
Posted: 05 May 2011
In many ways, it feels like a TVR - and like a TVR, I think that the ownership experience would be annoying and difficult and awkward and tiring. Although perhaps with a bit less fire and smoke. I'm not sure you'd grow to love the looks either. From some angles, in some colours, it is sensational. As good to behold as anything on the road. But from the back, it looks a bit weedy. So there we are. I really mustn't have one. It would be stupid. And I mustn't wait for the convertible either, because although it will have proper doors, it will cost a billion pounds.