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Mercedes sl 300

The roadster's handling was impressive. Initially the engineers adopted the engine from the coupé without changing it. . An auxiliary fuel pump provided additional fuel for extended high-speed operation or cold starts, but overuse could also lead to dilution of the oil. The company certainly has cause to celebrate. Restricted roadways, acts of nature and vehicle accessibility may limit our ability to provide services to you.

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2020 SLC 300 Roadster

Mercedes sl 300

The final series version was then unveiled by Mercedes-Benz in March 1957 at the Geneva Motor Show. The Direct-steer feature automatically varies the steering ratio based on how far you turn the steering wheel. Exacerbating the problem was the engine's racing-oriented dry sump lubrication system, with its large oil cooler and enormous 15 l 4. Eighteen months after the market launch of the roadster, a hardtop which had been planned from the outset became available. By 1963 a total of 1858 units of the roadster were built, and from 1958 it was also available with a hardtop.

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2020 SLC 300 Roadster

Mercedes sl 300

In practice, many would block off airflow through the oil cooler and stick rigidly to the appropriately low 1,600 km 1,000 mi recommended oil change interval. In the years that followed, this element would shape the appearance of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. Thin straight chrome-molybdenum tubes were assembled as several triangles and the finished frame weighs 82 kilograms 181 pounds. Sales of the Coupe had started to fall off and the board decided to show a convertible version at the Geneva show in March and convert the factory completely to the Roadster in May 1957 to meet the needs of the California market. This feature also increases usable console space by eliminating the need for a conventional brake handle. Green light for the roadster On 2 June 1954 the Board of Management gave the green light for building two test cars and one presentation car.

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Mercedes sl 300

With a single button on the console, the power hardtop folds into the trunk. No system, regardless of how advanced, can eliminate the chance of injury in an accident. Among the luxury trappings, aluminum trim with a carbon-fiber finish adorns the cabin. The artful leather and aluminum electronic selector in the console and shift paddles on the steering wheel offer sporty control. An innovative treatment makes the leather sun-reflecting, to help keep the seat surfaces cooler while further enhancing its durability. Vents beneath each head restraint deliver warmed airflow to your neck, head and shoulders, like a virtual scarf. It does not adapt cruising speed in response to stationary objects, nor does it predict the curvature and lane layout of the road ahead or the movement of vehicles ahead.

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Mercedes Benz SL (R129) 300 SL Technical Specs, Dimensions

Mercedes sl 300

In November 1954 series production of the vehicle was put back for the time being. Brake Assist can potentially reduce the overall stopping distance by eliminating the delay caused by a common human tendency not to brake hard enough, soon enough. This vital service is provided for as long as you own the vehicle, no matter who's driving. Both have rear-wheel drive and a nine-speed automatic transmission. This ensured high stability with low vehicle mass. A was used to reduce the pedal force. In March 1961 the chassis was further improved with the introduction of disc brakes on all four wheels.

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Mercedes sl 300

Active on-screen guidelines indicate the car's projected path as you turn the steering wheel. Topstitched seams add to its sporty appeal, while a choice of three colors lets you suit your own style. Lastly, in the tradition of the luxurious Mercedes-Benz 300 S, the roadster was intended to fulfil the role of a sporty touring car much more effectively than the coupé. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. The specially produced models were 337 kilograms lighter respectively than the series version and had an uprated engine with 173 kW 235 hp. Apart from the omitted roof, various details of the roadster's design also differed from that of the coupé: the open-top sports car has vertical lamp units at the front.

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Mercedes sl 300

Subscriber Agreement is required for service to be active. It was based on the company's 1952 racer, the , with which boosted power almost 50% on its 3-litre engine. Its body was made of , a magnesium alloy, to reduce the weight by 85 kilograms 187 pounds. Images displayed may be limited by camera field of view, weather, lighting conditions and the presence of dirt, ice or snow on the camera. However, the rear , jointed only at the , not at the wheels themselves, could be treacherous at high speeds or on imperfect roads due to extreme changes in. This causes the vehicle to gently pivot in compensation, putting it on a line of travel, or vector, better suited to the turn.

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