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Mercedes-Benz SL (R129)
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Mercedes-Benz 300SL/Mercedes-Benz 500SL/Mercedes-Benz 600SL/Mercedes-Benz SL280/Mercedes-Benz SL320/Mercedes-Benz SL500/Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG/Mercedes-Benz SL60 AMG/Mercedes-Benz SL70 AMG/Mercedes-Benz SL73 AMG (R129). 1989–2001 (prod. 213,089). 2-door convertible. F/R, 2799, 2960, 3199 cm³ (I6 DOHC), 2799, 3299 cm³ (V6 OHC), 2962 cm³ (I6 OHC), 4496, 5439 cm³ (V8 OHC), 4973, 5547 cm³ (V8 DOHC), 5987, 7055, 7291 cm³ (V12 DOHC). SL finally gets updated, with W124-based platform, and high tech, including a rollover bar that popped up when the car was in danger of flipping, electrically folding top, and optional electronical damping. Multi-link rear axle. The SL designation moved to the front of the model name in 1993. Well built and engineered, lovely interior, excellent steering and refinement for the time.

Manufacturing location: Germany

Marque: Mercedes-Benz | Model: Mercedes-Benz SL | Predecessor: Mercedes-Benz SL (R107) | Successor: Mercedes-Benz SL (R230)


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