1990 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class Overview


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500SL Convertible
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4.85 stars

Based on 8 reviews

Every Petrol Head Should Drive It Atleast Once In Their Life Time.. by Trevor
 — Was built 15 years before it's time..the performance is tweeked abit but not much different from what Merc put into it, after all this years, the body is just as good and ofcourse I keep the car in th... Read More
1990 Mercedes 500sl Amg by Chris
 — Acceleration, braking and handling is amazing. Gets up and goes with no effort Strong, solid. Safest convertable made. Can beat the car mechanically and as long as its maintained isnt going to give y... Read More
W-126 by Dave
 — This was the end ofthe line for the Uber Quality Benz. Very Solid and Reliable as a car can be. I love these and I have owned/own 2 of them, a Euro 500SEL and and a 300SEL. Had to let to 300 go, bu... Read More

1990 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class Overview

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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class

Mercedes-Benz kicked off the 1990s on a high note with the 500-Class, consisting of the 500SL roadster. Drawing on the SL's storied history, the '90 500SL was aerodynamically streamlined and sportier than ever. Improvements also were made to the car's stability at high speeds -- something both noticeable and important in a vehicle of this pedigree.

While the car's design was certainly noteworthy, the real story was under the hood, where a powerful 5.0-liter, 322-hp V8 was coupled with a 4-speed automatic, resulting in an enviable powerplant. Standard equipment included leather seats, power windows, power door locks, air conditioning, and airbags for the driver and passenger. In the event of a roll-over accident, a pop-up roll bar was automatically deployed to protect the occupants.

Other features of the car included a power convertible cloth roof, a hardtop roof, automatic climate control, anti-lock braking system, leather bucket seats, power heated mirrors, power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, alloy wheels, and much more.


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