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This brand new book traces the glamorous and successful SL series through its evolution from all-conquering racing cars to successive generations of swift and increasingly sure-footed roadsters. You'll witness the detailed development of the SL's styling and mechanical innovations, including specifications and production changes. Noakes devotes a chapter to each stage of the SL's evolution: he begins with (1) overview of Mercedes at the time the SL emerged. He then explores (2) the SL story from it's beginnings in the early 1950s with details the birth of those 'Gullwing' racing cars. Next is the (3) 300 SL Gullwing road cars as evolved from their racing cousins. (4) Chapter 4 is devoted to the 1955-1963 190SL and the 1957-1963 300SL convertibles. He follows that with (5) the "pagoda top" 230SL, 250SL, and 280 SL models. (6) Chapter six explores the innovations of the popular "panzerwagen" 107 series, including 280SL, 300SL, 350SL, 420SL, 450SL, 500SL, and 560SL. Next is the (7) history of the recent R129 series, including innovations and changes in the 300SL, 500SL, and 600SL. You'll even learn about (8) the newest SL generation, including the advances of the SL350, SL500, SL600, and even the SL55 AMG. Finally, Noakes devotes a chapter to (9) what to look for when you're buying an SL. Also covers SL offshoots like the SLC and SLK, as well as prototypes and limited production models, like the SLR McClaren. Includes US and European models. Packed with 220 black and white photos, and 25 color photos. The book is in BRAND NEW CONDITION! Buy now to own the complete story of your Mercedes SL!


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Author: Andrew Noakes
Exact Title: "Mercedes SL Series: The Complete Story"
Page Count: 192
Publication Date: 2004-10-30T00:00:01Z
Dimensions: 10.00 x 7.75 x 0.38

Model-Years Application

1955-1963 Mercedes-Benz 190SL
1975-1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Convertible 2-Door
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Kompressor Convertible 2-Door
1955-1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1981-1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Convertible 2-Door
2004-2005 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Convertible 2-Door
1964-1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL
1990-1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Convertible 2-Door
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Convertible 2-Door
1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL
1994-1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 Convertible 2-Door
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Convertible 2-Door
1968-1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL
1994-2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Convertible 2-Door
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Convertible 2-Door
1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL
1994-2005 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Convertible 2-Door
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Coupe 2-Door
1973-1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
1998-2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor Convertible 2-Door


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