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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL450

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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL450
Available in 4 styles:  2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 2dr Roadster shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

13–16 city / 19–24 hwy


Notable Features

  • Retractable roof
  • 604-hp V-12 in SL65 AMG
  • 493-hp V-8 in SL55 AMG
  • 493-hp V-12 in SL600
  • Seven-speed automatic in SL500
  • Active Body Control active suspension
  • Available Engines:
  • 493-hp, 5.5-liter V-12 (premium)
  • 493-hp, 5.4-liter V-8 (premium)
  • 604-hp, 6.0-liter V-12 (premium)
  • 302-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Transmissions:
  • 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Expert Snapshot

What We Like
  • Acceleration in all models
  • Ride comfort on most surfaces
  • Luxurious upholstery
  • Seat comfort and support
  • Handling, despite somewhat heavy feel
What We Don't Like
  • Navigation-system display
  • Minimal trunk space
  • Control layout
  • Harsher ride on rough pavement
  • Price

4 Styles: View, Compare & Price

Standard Engine

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Base SL500 2dr Roadster
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8 cyl.
302-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Destination charge: $775

Base SL55 AMG 2dr Roadster
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8 cyl.
493-hp, 5.4-liter V-8 (premium)
Destination charge: $775

Base SL600 2dr Roadster
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12 cyl.
493-hp, 5.5-liter V-12 (premium)
Destination charge: $775

Base SL65 AMG 2dr Roadster
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12 cyl.
604-hp, 6.0-liter V-12 (premium)
Destination charge: $775

* MPG may vary based on maintenance.

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