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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Review
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Fast and handles like a dream one of the best rides I have ever owned and driven.
vs1998 Chevrolet Corvette
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Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Chevrolet Corvette worse.
"I like the straighter lines of the Mercedes over the Corvette."
Value Ranked 1998 Chevrolet Corvette worse.
"The high end features and options on the SL is what sets it apart from the Corvette."
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500Review
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One Of Merecedes Best Modern Convertibles. — For ten years (since 2004) this has been my summer joy. The 1998 SL500 is a classic Mercedes luxury convertible, comfortable and reliable enough for a summer cross-country expedition. What a joy to jaunt through the mountains in fall weather with the top down and the seat heaters on!

Pros: Very powerful, classic Mercedes convertible with rock solid 5.0L engine and indestructible transmission.

Cons: The price you pay for all that power (5.0L V8 and ~315bhp) is gas economy, but it still gets about 22MPG for me on the highway.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500Review
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Amazing — My favorite. Runs great, Shifts great, Very high quality. Performance deserves an A+ rating. Visors have lights, Very rich man car. Beautiful German leather interior, clear Bose stereo.Dash is the most accurate of all time,Amazing oil pressure, OK gas mileage, takes alot of Coolant, but who cares!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Go 160 on the Interstate!

Cons: Sensors are sensitive.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500 SL1 Sport Review
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vs1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport
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Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport better.
"600 has all available options and all interior is leather wrapped. Almost no visible plastic."
Back Seats Ranked 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport better.
"Same in Both - NONE"
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport Review
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vs1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport better.
"600 has all available options and all interior is leather wrapped. Almost no visible plastic."
Back Seats Ranked 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 600 SL1 Sport better.
"Same in Both - NONE"

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2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reviews

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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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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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