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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 5.0 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 302 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 14/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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  • Pros

    Fast, good looking, and oozing with style, this is the car to buy if you have a lot of money and want to let people know.

  • Cons

    Incorrigible gas hog. Steep price tag.

  • What's New for 1999

    The SL500 gets a brand-spankin'-new 5.0-liter V8 that delivers better performance than ever before. Both SL models get sideview mirrors…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (13 total reviews)


Classic roadster

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Vehicle: 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 2dr Convertible

I bought the SL 500 with 32K miles.The car has lots of sex appeal.It is fun to drive and the handling is amazing.I bought the car on E-Bay.The seller under promised and over delivered.The car is all original and the owner had all up to date records.The car draws a lot of smiles of approval.I can see the car as a true classic and the resale potential for price appreciation is definitely there.On a scale of 1-10 it's a 91/2.Drive one and you'll see what I'm talking about.




Spoiled rotten

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Vehicle: 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 2dr Convertible

I saw it sitting in the dealership waiting for me to buy it! I did!! Best deal and amazing car to drive. It's response is great, well brakes could use some help. It's made up with the intant brake lock when it picks up you want brake NOW. Love It!! Everything will recommend it and I'm planning to upgrade soon to the new version.



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Better mpg than you think

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Vehicle: 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 2dr Convertible

I fell in love with my first SL as a twelve year old, when I saw the most beautiful champagne 450SL in a showroom for seventeen thousand dollars. As midlife approached I was able to afford a used 1999 SL500. I have driven over 50,000 trouble free miles and have consistently averaged over 20 miles per gallon. I believe the 129 model(90-01) is the least expensive to own from the perspective of a Mercedes-Benz mechanic.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 14
  • cty
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  • 21
  • highway
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Full 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Review

What's New for 1999

The SL500 gets a brand-spankin'-new 5.0-liter V8 that delivers better performance than ever before. Both SL models get sideview mirrors from the SLK, body-colored door handles and new side molding, new taillights, new exterior colors, a new instrument panel, new shifter and shift gate and a new four-spoke steering wheel.

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