When winter slowly draws to a close and temperatures above 10 degrees Celsius are to be expected on a lasting basis, it is time to switch to summer tyres. This is also just the time to upgrade your car with a set of attractive light-alloy wheels.
Mercedes-Benz Accessories is now presenting various new wheels, several in [...]
Big anniversary captured in a small scale: to mark the 60th anniversary of the super sports car legend that is the SL, Mercedes-Benz has brought out a twin model car set. Produced in a scale of 1:43, the set brings together the first 300 SL dating from 1952 (W194) and the current SL-Class model (R231).
The Mercedes-Benz SL has secured a first place for itself by picking up the EuroCarBody Award 2012. This highest of vehicle body awards is presented each year by Automotive Circle International in recognition of outstanding developments in the body construction industry.
Once again this year more than 500 experts from the automotive industry cast their votes [...]
Thanks to an extensive range of accessories, it is now possible to enhance the individual flair of the new Mercedes-Benz SL that little bit further. All products are manufactured to Mercedes-Benz’s usual high quality standards.
From all-weather mats to ten-spoke alloy wheels, the Mercedes-Benz original accessories for the new SL offer a multitude of ways for [...]
The new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG “45th ANNIVERSARY”: 45 years of AMG – Marking the anniversary with high-performance and styleDienstag, 10.April 2012
To mark its 45th birthday in June 2012, Mercedes-Benz’s high-performance AMG brand is presenting the SL 65 AMG “45th ANNIVERSARY”. The V12 roadster boasts an exclusive array of unusual appointments and design features.
The special anniversary model is being produced in a limited edition of 45 vehicles. AMG also presented a limited special model to [...]
Sixty years ago the story that would immediately become a legend began. Six years following the end of the war – a time during which some of the Daimler-Benz plants still lay in ruin – the Head of Testing, Rudolf Uhlenhaut, was inspired to shed a positive light on the developments taking place at Mercedes-Benz [...]
As a rule, those gifted with a sensitive sense of hearing cannot expect much listening enjoyment in a roadster. Even good car radios and CD players are disappointing under these arduous acoustic conditions.
Instead, in open-top cars, the music flies away with the wind; it frays and breaks up in all directions without its acoustic base [...]
Mercedes-Benz drivers are safer than drivers of other brands when out on the roads. This is the result of an investigation carried out by Mercedes-Benz accident research on the basis of official, anonymised random data checks by Germany’s Federal Statistical Office.
Mercedes-Benz drivers are safer than drivers of other brands when out on the roads. [...]
Powerful when accelerating, effortlessly superior at every speed, zappy on winding stretches – the new SL is a shining example, displaying perfect manners on all the world’s roads and in all driving situations.
What’s more, it also pampers all the senses with any amount of fun at the wheel. For these emotive experiences SL drivers [...]
Open-top motoring should be nothing but sheer pleasure: smelling the forests and meadows, hearing the birds singing, savouring the sound of the sea, feeling the warmth of the sun.
And in spite of this proximity to the natural world, the occupants in the new SL do not have to relinquish comfort. Even at higher speeds [...]
Right from the word go the target was ambitious: the aim was for the new Mercedes-Benz SL to tip the scales weighing five percent less than the previous model. Already declared the benchmark, the predecessor itself was a shining example boasting various lightweight design measures, even including bonnets made of aluminium.
At the same time, [...]
Cars are becoming increasingly safer, more comfortable, but often heavier as well. The new Mercedes-Benz SL not only stops this trend, it turns it around. In spite of increased comfort, performance and safety, it is 140 kilograms lighter than its predecessor.
The greater part of the weight-reduction “diet” is hidden from the eyes of the observer [...]
The design of every Mercedes-Benz SL has an obligation to a great legend, and yet it is always very clearly looking to the future. The designers have unmistakably showcased the youngest generation of the style-defining roadster on the basis of tradition, but also with new perspectives and visions. This has resulted in a formal identity [...]
The interior of the new SL impresses with its generous amount of space, high-quality materials, high sense of perceived value and lovingly crafted details displaying tangible and visible precision.
Compared with its predecessor, the new generation of the SL is much longer (+ 50 mm to 4612 mm) and wider (+ 57 mm to 1877 mm), [...]
Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “There are around 900 million cars in the world and thousands of models. But there are only a handful of automotive icons. Our SL is one of them: it has class, it has style, it oozes comfort and [...]
For 60 years the two letters “SL” have had a mystical resonance among automotive enthusiasts. They stand for powerful sportiness, exciting design, effortlessly superior style, technical innovations and the ultimate in engineering artistry.
The SL inherited these genes from its forefather, designed as a racing car. In 1952 it came to the international race tracks, [...]« Previous