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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 1999

The Mercedes-Benz R129 vehicles have been made out of 1989 via 2003. They have been bought beneathneath the SL-Class version names. The R129 changed the R107 SL-Class in 1989.

The 1989 Mercedes SL base version became the 228 hp (a hundred and seventy kW) L inline 6 300SL version. But it became the 322 hp (240 kW) 500SL (with a L V8 engine) which made the maximum headlines.

Specification became high, with electric powered movement for the windows, mirrors, seats and hood.

1994 noticed a facelift for the SL, and the 300SL became changed in Europe via way of means of the SL280 and SL320 (with 2.eight L and three.2 L I6 engines). The SL500 persevered with the identical effective engine. A 389 hp (290 kW) L V12 SL600 crowned the variety in 1993.

The SL320 changed the 300SL withinside the United States in 1995, however the SL280 became now no longer supplied. The 6-cylinder SLs have been dropped from americaA lineup in 1998, leaving simply the V8 and V12. The SL500 were given a brand new 302 hp (225 kW) L V8 for 1999.


The extraordinarily uncommon SL73 AMG became bought via AMG in 1995, and supplied the maximum effective V12 engine ever placed into an SL as much as that time. After a quick hiatus, the SL73 became supplied once more from 1998 to 2001. The identical 7.three L V12 became later utilized by Pagani withinside the Zonda.

The SL60 AMG became extraordinarily uncommon. Sold via AMG from 1996 to 1998, it used a litre V8 engine generating among 381bhp and 384bhp. AMG claimed a zero-62mph (100kph) velocity of 5.eight seconds. Its pinnacle velocity became constrained to one hundred fifty five mph, however with the limiter removed, it became able to about 185 mph. AMG later unofficialy admitted that zero-60mph became greater like seconds and the engine produced among 405-410bhp.

The SL55 AMG became bought via AMG withinside the R129 bodystyle from 1998 to 2001 in constrained quantity. It became the predecessor of the manufacturing R230 SL55 AMG bought today.

Only approximately three hundred automobiles withinside the SL-magnificence have been custom designed via way of means of AMG previous to the 2003 version year.