1994 Mercedes-Benz SL

SL600

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1994
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Fine Motor Cars
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX

Saturday 5th July 2008 at 14.30

The Mercedes R129 series was based on the shortened floorpan of the Mercedes-Benz W124 and featured many innovative details for the time, for instance electronically controlled damping (optional) and a hidden, automatically expanding roll-over bar. The R107''s rather dated rear diagonal swing axle gave way to a modern multi-link axle. The number of standard features was high, with electric action for the windows, mirrors, seats and hood. Initially, there were three different engines available, the 300 SL with 3L 12-valve straight 6, the 300 SL-24 with a 24-valve version of said engine and the 500 SL with 5L-V8 engine, joined in July, 1992 by the 12-cylinder 600 SL. While for the six-cylinder cars there was a choice of 5-speed manual *or* 4-speed automatic, the V8 and V12 could only be ordered with the latter gearbox. In autumn 19