1986 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class User Reviews

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1986 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 560SL Review
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Consider Classic Car Status — Beautifully designed and engineered car. The sparkling Burgundy metallic paint against the stunning creme leather interior will catch the attention, garaged all the time. No sun spots or sun damage anywhere. Both tops are in excellent original shape. Dark creme color soft top was special ordered from the first owner.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Best German designed SL made with the most powerful 5.6 litre V-8 engine that goes down the highway with immense speed.

Cons: Non.

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1986 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Review
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Drives Like A Boat — Lasts forever if taken into care, 210,000miles on the same engine, Transmission rough, 2yr. old paint job. Tan Leather interior with red oak finish, heated seats, 4 door power windows, power locks, radio with tape player, 300hp, 5.6 liter V8 engine. 13mpg city, 15mpg highway, handles like a boat, driver side airbag...Firs year standard, ABS break system, model was used a a VIP transport car...came with the option of armor planting. Entirely made of steel.

Pros: Fun to drive, fast 0-60 <8 sec, head turner when in good shape

Cons: low mpg...gas guzzler, old..no cd player/hard to find replacement parts, ABS system broken, heavy car

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1986 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Review
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Well That Is One Good Looking Car. With A V8 It's Even Better — One of the best looking car ever. A car of style and elegance. Cruise at 130 /140 effortlessly. Bit noisy with the wind though ! Amazing technology on board for a car of that age. Cheap enough to buy and own but make sure you put the right price to buy one and crawl underneath before to see what it looks like from below as surprise can occur. With the right brakes and suspension, you have a very fun and gorgeous car to drive. 6 cylinders versions would probably spoil a lot of the fun (280/300).

Pros: Amazing Look 30 years after its first release. V8. Sound. Head turning car. Going for 18 holes on a sunny sunday morning with this car is just what you want.

Cons: Electrics and air pump system not very reliable. Hassle for the Hard Top.  Feels a bit heavy . Suspension are not exactly to today's standards. Seats. Can rust. Not really waterproof.

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A Perfect Vintage Mercedes — Everything a car needs, it has got the looks, the class, the engine and the style. Even though its way older than 20 years it is a marvelous drive, very comfortable and everything one could once upon a time expect from a Mercedes - legendary build quality!

Pros: Stunning, smooth straight-6 engine, very comfortable

Cons: Not necessarily an everyday car - even if it could do it!

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2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reviews

Best Car Ive Ever Owned By Dguzmam3

Pro On of the best cars I have ever owned. Performance, handling and breaking is truly amazing. I have received several compliments from strangers on how stylish the car is. Con Definitely not a fami... Read More

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reviews

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2011 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reviews

Wow Don't Know What Else To Say, Surprises A Lot Of People By WDB

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Exciting By David_0523

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reviews

Silver Arrow - Special Edition By bobkat

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Car Of Your Dreams By DDF2059

There is not one negative thing I can say about this car. Not only beautiful, but a full blown race car as we'll. With a quick ecu tune you are the king of the highway. And the sound is most imp... Read More

2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reviews

One Amazing Automobile Nothing Compares By Kyle

Mercedes out did their selves this time one amazing ride. Transmission is so smooth you can't feel it shift. Acceleration is instant not hurky jerky break your neck fast but put you in your seat rocke... Read More

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