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2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450
(2012 Mercedes-Benz SL550 2dr Roadster shown)
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MSRP $103,650
Destination Charge $875
Invoice Price $96,395
Gas Tax  $1,300
Total List Price $104,525
Available Engines 382-hp, 5.5-liter V-8 (premium)
Available Transmissions 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 14 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 22 mpg
Overview 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, roll-over protection, immobilizer
ABS brakes
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard
Drive-Type Overview rear wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, fixed diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Interior 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard
Cargo net Standard
Clock in-dash
Cruise control Standard
Adaptive cruise control Available
Cup holders front
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
leather/genuine wood
12V DC power outlet 2
Lighter elements front
Ashtray Standard
Floor console full
Floor mats Standard:
carpet front
rubber front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down front and rear
Programmable garage door opener Standard
Instrumentation analog
Driver information center Standard
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Remote trunk release power
Retained accessory power Standard
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material Standard:
leather/genuine wood
Tire mobility kit Standard
Seats 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Front seat type bucket
Seating capacity 2 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 12-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 12-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats driver and passenger
Memory driver and passenger
Seat trim leather
Entertainment 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Radio AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard
DVD-Audio Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard
Voice recognition Standard
Speakers 10 brand
Amplifier Standard
Equalizer automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
Navigation system with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact door mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, knee protection driver
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control programmable
Delay off headlamps Standard
Headlight washer Standard
Cornering lights Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights Standard
LED brakelights Standard
Door curb lights 2
Illuminated entry Standard
Parking assist Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard
Ignition disable Standard
First aid kit Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Exterior 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Antenna fixed
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
metallic monotone
Grille trim with chrome bar
Fog/driving lights front and rear
Door count 2 doors
Rear cargo door power open and close trunk
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Heated side mirrors Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming driver
Sunroof Available:
1st row fixed glass
Convertible top power
Convertible hardtop retractable
Convertible roof glass rear window Standard
Tires Available:
P255/35WR19.0 BSW performance
P255/40WR18.0 BSW performance
Tires - front Standard:
P255/40WR18.0 BSW performance
P255/35WR19.0 BSW performance
Tires - rear Standard:
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
19" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Standard
Mechanical 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Engine 5.5L V-8
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type rear-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning regular
Ride control Standard
Adaptive suspension Standard
Height adjustable suspension automatic w/driver control
Automatic level control 4-corner
Front suspension type multi-link
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type independent multi-link
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard
Transmission 7-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 2.65
Specifications 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL450 Base
Exterior length 180.4 "
Exterior body width 71.7 "
Exterior height 51.1 "
Engine 5.5L V-8
Horsepower 382 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 391 @ 2,800 rpm
Fuel economy - city 14 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 22 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.86 / 3.56 "
Curb weight 4,222 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,861 lbs.
Payload 540 lbs.
Wheelbase 100.8 "
Front track 61.4 "
Rear track 60.9 "
Turning radius 18.1 '
Drag coefficient .30
Front legroom 42.9 "
Front headroom 37.7 "
Front hiproom 53.9 "
Front shoulder room 54.0 "
Luggage volume 7.2 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 10.2 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 51 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 21.1 gal.