From the Archive: 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

Here’s a ’98 Mercedes-Benz SL500 that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a line of sports cars that’s been in production since 1954. This is from the R129 series, which was made between 1989 and 2002. The engine is a 5 liter M119 V8 that produces 315 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. This SL500 was auctioned off for $11,000.

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