Mercedes-Benz 500 SL

This Mercedes 500 SL impresses with its extensive facilities all round .

Vehicle details
SL
500 SL
R 129
1992
on request
on request
Collectors Edition
1988-1995
61900
3
17.06.1992
on request
No
Mercedes-Benz Museum GmbH
Technical details
Roadster
240KW / 326PS
4.976 ccm
V8
2
power steering
Automatic
5
rear wheel drive
disc-breaks/internally ventilated
disc-breaks/internally ventilated
unleaded fuel
6,5 Sek.
250 km/h (elektronisch abgeregelt)
16,0 l/100km
Individual configuration
blueblack-metallic
199 blueblack-metallic
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
black
leather
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Neu
70344
Options

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Vehicle history

The world premiere of the new 129 series SL in March 1989 belonged to the main attractions of the Geneva Motor Show. The new types 300 SL, 300 SL-24 and 500 SL showed no common features with their preceding models except for their overall concept. Just like 18 years before, when the 350 SL demonstrated a great number of innovative construction details in automotive progress, the 129 series SL now also was a completely new car.

The main attraction at the Geneva Motor Show was the 500 SL, not only the most powerful SL with its 326 hp 5-liter 4-valve V8-engine, but also the most powerful standard Mercedes-Benz car. The design of the 4-valve V8 with code M 119 was based on the 5-liter light-alloy M 117, which had been produced for ten years. To improve performance the crankcase, crankshaft and connecting rods had been extensively improved. The 4-valve cylinder head was a new development; like that of the six-cylinder engine it had adjustable inlet camshafts. As with both six-cylinder engines, the exhaust and catalyst system had been thoroughly revised. The sheer power of the 5-liter 4-valve engine gave the 500 SL breathtaking performance far in excess of that of its predecessor: 0-100 kph was achieved in 6.2 seconds and the top speed was electronically limited to 250 kph.

Are you interested in this vehicle? I will be pleased to advise you

Michael Henn

Tel. +49 176 309 212 75

E-Mail michael.henn@daimler.com