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2019 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
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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 ...

1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
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Specs

2019 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.8 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
362 hp @ 5,000 RPM
165 hp @ 4,800 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
8.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.23 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom -- 41.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.5 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 196.9 in
Width 82.6 in 72.4 in
Height 51.2 in 54.3 in
Wheelbase 101.7 in 110.8 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
1990 Buick Electra
Limited Sedan FWD

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