A tribute to Mercedes-Benz SL Roadsters is set for Pebble Beach Automotive Week with three 1952 W194 vehicles among a mix of vintage and new vehicles bearing the three-pointed star that express the marque’s breadth and depth of fascinating design and innovation.
The legendary SL, over the past six decades, continues to be one of most [...]
New cars are constant objects of study in the wind tunnel. They are subjected to tests in order to optimise them in different ways – for example, to reduce fuel consumption, but also to improve wind noise or splash water flow.
Historical vehicles, on the other hand, are seldom indeed guests in the wind tunnel, for [...]
Exciting new apps from Mercedes-Benz: Interactive user manual and personal trainer for people on the moveSamstag, 19.Mai 2012
Mercedes-Benz is extending its multimedia presence with the simultaneous release of three new apps, providing an even more versatile range of products for people on the move.
Two of the new apps – the B-Class Guide, a useful online supplement to the printed manual, and the SL Bodywork App personal trainer – are now available [...]
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 [...]
Mercedes-Benz Collection miniatures in 1:87, 1:43 and 1:18: The new SL: the legendary sports car now in miniature for collectors’ display cabinetsMittwoch, 2.Mai 2012
Car enthusiasts have been dreaming of owning their own Mercedes-Benz SL for 60 years. But it is not just the genuine article in the garage that provokes covetous looks.
High-grade miniatures of this luxury sports car have also long been sought after. Following the market launch of the new SL, the Mercedes-Benz Collection now includes [...]
Supreme sportiness, style and comfort define the new SL Roadster from Mercedes-Benz, which is available from Mercedes-Benz sales partners from today.
Its body and body-in-white have been produced as all-aluminium constructions for the first time. At the market launch, there is a choice of two new powerful 6- and 8-cylinder engines featuring cutting-edge injection technology, [...]
“Dear editors – The new Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (Super Light) sports car will complete test drives in public for the first time during this week. In light of this occasion, please find enclosed the car’s technical data and a photo.”
This was how the company announced the debut of 300 SL (model series W 194) [...]
As Hollywood’s elite gather to honor this year’s most celebrated stars at the Kodak Theater on Sunday Feb. 26th for the 84th annual Academy Awards, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is stepping out in high style with its own impressive talent.
The all-new 2013 SL 550 Roadster. This sixth generation SL, conceived with a legendary [...]
For 60 years the Mercedes-Benz SL has been an automotive icon, synonymous with outstanding innovation and refined athleticism. From the 1954 300SL to the new SL63 AMG, this classic luxury roadster continues to set standards for what a car should be.
Source: Daimler AG
Before the launch of the new SL in spring 2012, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is dedicated to its own exhibition. The exhibition “Timeless – 60 Years of th Mercedes-Benz SL” presents models of the automotive icon of six decades – for the first time all together in one room!
“Timeless – 60 Years of the Mercedes-Benz SL” [...]
In the 1950s, a very special star rose in Stuttgart: the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class was born. It all began with motor racing sports. With its successes in international competitions, in 1952 the 300 SL competition sports car (W 194 series, “SL” stands for “Super-Light”), became the initial spark for the start of two fascinating production sports [...]
Elegant and sporty, powerful and confident: the Mercedes-Benz SL 107 model series launched in the spring of 1971 was a classic Roadster embodying the very brand values which sum up the inventor of the motor car. After the SL models of the 1950′s and the 113-series “Pagoda” SL, the 1971 sports car was the third [...]
Orders for the new Mercedes-Benz SLK commenced on 17 January 2011. It will feature a new, exciting design, exceptionally high levels of comfort for a roadster, as well as exquisite technology and no shortage of open-air driving pleasure.
As such, the agile sports car already looks set to continue a success story which started back [...]
At the Frankfurt International Motor Show in September 1981, Daimler-Benz presented the 380 SEC and 500 SEC Coupés. The new generation of Coupés was again based on the S-Class Saloon rather than an SL as in the case of the SLC models
Production period Preproduction to end
Number of units
C 126 E 38
1980 – 1985
When the new touring sports car of the R 107 series was presented in April 1971, the issue of whether to a new large Coupé should be developed at Mercedes-Benz still remained unanswered. Discussion centred on whether one should additionally, and in the near future, design a four-seater sports coupé based on the R 107 [...]
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz SL coupe/roadster line features the limited-edition SL550 Night Edition, which is painted in matte-finish designo Magno Night black with a black premium leather interior. Only 100 of this exclusive model are available in U.S. showrooms.
Specially developed for the SL550 Night Edition, the designo Magno Night black paint highlights the dramatic lines [...]« Previous