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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
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Available Price Range $3,167-$17,391 Trims3 Combined MPG 16-21 Seats 2

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Wealth has its privileges, and this is one of them. Beautiful, sophisticated and sporting, driving a Mercedes-Benz sports car is like dating a supermodel. Driving it for a one-week road test comes with the knowledge that you'll most certainly be jilted in the end. Despite its frightening price tag, the SL320 is actually Mercedes' entry-level version of its two-seater sports c... Read full review for the 1997 Mercedes Benz SL Class

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Excellent automobile - very prestigous !

by M-B convert from St. Paul, MN on July 31, 2008

1997 Mercedes SL500, 48K miles. I love this SL. I have also owned a M-B E420 and loved it to. After owning 2 M-Bs, I will not purchase another brand of auto. Gas milage at 70MPH is 27 and in-town abou... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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