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2019 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
Thom Blackett Preview:

Mercedes is a brand with a rich history, one that has included different generations of the SL-Class since the 1950s. The current iteration was refreshed for 2017 and returns for 2019 ...

2016 Aston Martin DB9
GT Coupe RWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Traditionally among the most exotic of grand touring automobiles, Aston Martin’s DB9 luxury coupe now comes in GT and a special limited-run GT Bond Edition trims, both with a number of...

Specs

2019 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
2016 Aston Martin DB9
GT Coupe RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
13 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.8 gal 20.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
362 hp @ 5,000 RPM
540 hp @ 6,750 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
457 lb-ft @ 5,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
12 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
11:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
6,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.23 in
3.5 in x 3.13 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom -- 24.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.5 cu ft 6.6 cu ft
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 185.8 in
Width 82.6 in 81.1 in
Height 51.2 in 50.4 in
Wheelbase 101.7 in 108.1 in

Available Options

2019 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • Designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Designo Selenite Grey Magno
  • Dolomite Brown Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen BEOSOUND Premium Sound System
  • Active Body Control (ABC)
  • Silver Seat Belts
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • Designo Champagne White Lacquer Trim
  • Designo Classic Red Leather Package
  • Red Seat Belts
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • DEISGNO Platinum White/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Deep White/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Light Brown/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Platinum White/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Sand/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Sienna Brown/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Titanium Grey Pearl/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Tuscany Beige Pearl/Black Leather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • AMG Carbon Fiber Trim
  • Designo Bamboo Trim
  • Bengal Red/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel
  • Magic Sky Control
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Multi-Spoke Alloy
2016 Aston Martin DB9
GT Coupe RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Appletree Green
  • Arizona Bronze
  • China Gray
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Concours Blue
  • Devine Red
  • Diavolo Red
  • Gray Bull
  • Hammerhead Silver
  • Hardly Green
  • Jet Black
  • Kopi Bronze
  • Lightning Silver
  • Madagascar Orange
  • Mako Blue
  • Mariana Blue
  • Marron Black
  • Meteorite Silver
  • Midnight Blue
  • Morning Frost White
  • Ocellus Teal
  • Onyx Black
  • Other Manufacturer's Paint Color
  • Other Manufacturer's Special Paint Color
  • Previous AML Paint Color
  • Quantum Silver
  • Sea Storm
  • Selene Bronze
  • Silver Blonde
  • Silver Fox
  • Skyfall Silver
  • Storm Black
  • Stratus White
  • Sunburst Yellow
  • Tungsten Silver
  • Viridian Green
  • Volcano Red
  • Yellow Tang

Option Packages

  • Black Bang & Olufsen Speaker Grilles & ALT'S
  • Black Textured Tailpipe Finisher
  • Carbon Fiber Door Mirror Caps
  • Carbon Fiber Rear Lamp Infills
  • Carbon Side Strakes
  • Contemporary Carpet Color
  • Ash Light Burl Facia Trim
  • Color Keyed Steering Wheel Trim
  • Contemporary Alcantara
  • Contemporary Leather
  • Contrast Carpet Binding
  • Contrast Stitching
  • Fine Contrast Stitch
  • Flint Seatbelts
  • Ice Mocha Interior Trim Pack
  • Leather Headliner
  • Micro Perforated Leather
  • Special Metallics Leather
  • Carbon Fiber Interior Trim Package
  • Duotone Perforated Leather Pack
  • Piano Black Interior Trim Pack
  • Bang & Olufsen BEOSOUND Audio
  • Black Brake Calipers
  • Black DLO Surround
  • Black Leather One-77 Steering Wheel - Contrast Stitch
  • Black Leather One-77 Steering Wheel - STD Stitch
  • Black Meshes (Bonnet & Side Strake)
  • Black One-77 Steering Wheel W/Alcantara
  • Black Pedals
  • Carbon Fiber Exterior Door Release
  • Carbon Interior Pack
  • Contemporary Paint
  • Exterior Carbon Package
  • Full Length Carbon Fiber Fascia Trim
  • Full Length Cuprum Carbon Fascia Trim
  • Full Length Piano Ice Mocha Fascia Trim
  • Garage Door Opener W/Auto Dimming Mirror
  • Gray Brake Calipers
  • Magnum Silver Meshes
  • Matching Wood Door Cappings
  • Out Of Range Leather
  • Red Brake Calipers
  • Second Glass Key
  • Special AML Paint Color
  • Trinket Stowage
  • Yellow Brake Calipers
  • DB9 Logo Headrest Embroidery
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 10 Spoke Gloss Black DT
  • Wheels: 5 Spoke Gloss Black DT

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