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.

Car of the Day 10/6/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the SL-Class, which has been in production since 1954. This is from the R230 generation, which was made between 2001 and 2011. This version of the SL500 was made between 2003 and 2006. The engine is a 5 liter V8 that produces 302 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed automatic. This SL500 was auctioned off for $16,500.

Car of the Day 6/7/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the SL-Class, which has been in production since 1954. This is from the fifth generation (R230), which was made between 2001 and 2011. The SL500 was made between 2003 and 2006. The engine is a 5 liter M113 V8 that produces 302 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed automatic. This SL500 was auctioned off for $31,350.