2006 MercedesBenz SL 500 Mercedes car specifications review

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Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Roadster R230

2006 Mercedes-Benz SL 500

The 2006 SL 500 is a unique Roadster that its enthusiasts with excitement and pleasure at the highest level. It the SL legend which has existed for 50 years. With a worldwide share of 35 percent, the SL-Class is the market leader in its segment. The direct steering together the second-generation Active Body ensure a new dimension of sportiness to the without any compromise on the high of comfort. The more dynamic of the revised SL even if it is stationary, is thanks to the redesigned front, new light units as well as new wheels. The shift paddles on the wheel provide the interior a more luxurious look and The sports car is powered by the newly V8 engine which developes 388 HP and 530 Nm of accelerating from zero to 100 in only 5.4 seconds, a 26 percent in performance. The SL 350 features an output is 11 percent higher, despite the that the six-cylinder engine, fuel savings of over one per 100 kilometres.The SL 600 integrating a V12 biturbo sits at the top of the model range an impressive output of 517 HP and 830 Nm, covering the km/h sprint in 4.5 seconds. equips the V6 and V8 models of the new SL-Class the 7G-TRONIC seven-speed automatic as standard. Considered to be one of the milestones of technology, the ABC active suspension has been improved for the new SL-Class, it into a new dimension of handling Furthermore, the increased engine is now handled by the modified brake of the SL 350 and SL 500. The subtle changes of the design include fog lamps chrome surrounds, a more V-shape and a new bumper integrating large cooling air intakes. leather upholstery, new interior high-quality metal door with Mercedes-Benz lettering and aluminium trim elements, define the stylish interior. The remote boot-lid release allows a quick access to the at the touch of a button, thus a higher level of operating

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The unique now offers an even more dynamic driving experience perpetuating the SL legend which has for over 50 years. New V6 and V8 engines, as as an even more powerful V12 deliver assured driving Second-generation Active Body and the more direct steering add an new dimension of sportiness to the handling compromising the high level of which is one of the hallmarks of the SL. The redesigned new rear light units and new wheels reflect the more character of the revised SL even it is stationary.

New interior appointments as well as attention to the details of the new materials and schemes give the interior an more luxurious look and Shift paddles on the steering — which form of the optional 7G-TRONIC Sport — underline the dynamic of the enhanced SL-Class.

With an of 285 kW/388 hp and 530 newton metres of the newly developed V8 engine in the SL 500 everything that is expected of a sports car. The eight-cylinder has a displacement of 5.5 litres and is one of the most engines in its displacement class. The SL 500 from zero to 100 km/h in 5.4 (predecessor model: 6.2 seconds). the 26 percent boost in performance, the consumption (NEDC combined) that of the predecessor model at litres per 100 kilometres.

The six-cylinder in the SL 350 is another new unit. Although 200-kW/ 272-hp V6 powerplant fuel savings of over one per 100 kilometres, its output is 11 percent The combined NEDC fuel is 10.3 litres per 100 kilometres. The SL 350 from zero to 100 km/h in 6.6 making it more than a second faster than the model.

At the top of the model range is the SL 600 its V12 biturbo engine. The output and torque of this unit been increased to 380 kW/517 hp and 830 metres respectively. This engine accelerates the SL-Class zero to 100 km/h in just 4.5 (predecessor model: 4.7 seconds).

All three engine variants of the have newly developed systems: the specially sound-engineered, engine note has been to enhance the driving experience still offering exceptional on even the longest trips. equips the V6 and V8 models of the new SL-Class the 7G-TRONIC seven-speed automatic as standard.

7G-TRONIC Sport, is available as an optional extra, shifting to be performed up to 30 percent in manual M mode; furthermore, package features steering-wheel paddles similar to those in Formula 1.

More dynamism and second-generation ABC

The ABC (Active Body active suspension system in the SL 500 and SL 600, available as an option for the SL which is regarded as one of the milestones of technology, has been refined further for the new SL-Class. Compared the predecessor model, body in dynamic driving situations been reduced by up to 60 percent. takes the SL-Class into a new of handling dynamics, yet the Roadster offers the same high of comfort. A new steering set-up a more direct ratio the SL-Class noticeably more In addition, the brake systems of the SL 350 and SL 500 been modified to handle the engine output.

With subtle changes to the design, the new-generation Mercedes-Benz is ready for the future. A new bumper three large cooling air and a more pronounced V-shape as as fog lamps with chrome emphasise the power of the two-seater and it a wider look. These are complemented by the newly designed, silver radiator grille three louvres and chrome The side view is enhanced by new wheels whose powerful reflects the sporty character of the SL. New light units complete the measures: with their divisions and red/white clear-lens they accentuate the width of the rear of the SL. The new body details perfectly with the widely design of the SL-Class whose and elegant lines are unique and

Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Roadster R230

Interior: even more to detail

The Mercedes designers also made only changes in order to update the of the SL-Class. Measures taken to the characteristic combination of Mercedes and sportiness include the use of softer upholstery, new interior colours, metal door sills Mercedes-Benz lettering and embossed trim elements.

Other highlights characterised by their attractive look and feel classic, chronometer-style gauges within the redesigned instrument with double topstitching, the new clock and the cover of the adjacent outlet, as well as the new aluminium-look for operating the vario-roof. The two-seater can be from a Coupй to a Roadster and vice-versa — in next to no Opening or closing the folding a glass version of which is as an optional extra, takes 16 seconds.

An even higher level of comfort than that previously is provided by the optional boot-lid release system provides access to the boot at the of a button. The standard equipment the now removable luggage cover increases the capacity of the boot by 22 to provide 339 litres of luggage — more than any vehicle in this segment. The cover, which can be removed and easily, makes loading the considerably easier and enhances its

When it comes to individualisation, an wider designo range is to SL customers with immediate For the first time, the new line-up two designo interior appointments offering an particularly attractive of colours and materials. designo I features a classic combination of while designo Edition II has a character.

Success story: the SL with gullwing doors its debut in 1954

For over 50 years now, the models bearing the famous SL have fascinated sports-car all over the world. The direct of the original Gullwing SL which its debut in 1954, the SL-Class its design and perpetuates the incomparable story of the model series. a worldwide market share of 35 the SL-Class is the clear market in its segment — a position the model update will to consolidate. The new generation SL-Class have its world premiere at the Motor Show in February it will appear in the showrooms of outlets and authorised dealerships March 2006. End of Mercedes-Benz SL 500

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Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Roadster R230
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