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Market launch for SL 63 AMG and SL 65 AMG 2LOOK Edition

In the new 2LOOK Edition the SL 63 AMG and the SL 65 AMG 2LOOK Edition sport an unusual, dynamic style.

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The new Mercedes-Benz SL 400 (R231)

The SL Roadster family from Mercedes-Benz is raring to go with a new engine. The SL 400 is now endowed with a six-cylinder biturbo drive system. Despite half a litre less displacement the output has risen by 20 kW (27 hp). Plus there are 110 newton metres more torque at its disposal. The price of the SL 400 starts from 97,282.50 euros (for the German market incl. 19% VAT). Continue reading The new Mercedes-Benz SL 400 (R231)

”60 years of the SL”: Double victory at the 3rd Carrera Panamericana in the 300 SL racing sports car

The 1952 racing season was a resounding success for Mercedes-Benz: in Berne, Le Mans, and at the Nürburgring race track, the 300 SL racing sports car (W194) left competitors in its wake. With its celebrated double, triple, and quadruple victories, the 300 SL impressively demonstrated its sporting gene, which it passed on to successive vehicles in the SL series. The racing calendar that year featured a further highlight rounding off the season from 19 to 23 November 1952: the 3rd Carrera Panamericana in Mexico, one of the most gruelling endurance races in the world. Continue reading ”60 years of the SL”: Double victory at the 3rd Carrera Panamericana in the 300 SL racing sports car

Mercedes-Benz at Pebble Beach: An Expression of Fascinating Design and Innovation

A tribute to Mercedes-Benz SL Roadsters is set for Pebble Beach weekend 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. Continue reading Mercedes-Benz at Pebble Beach: An Expression of Fascinating Design and Innovation