• (4.0) 5 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,474$24,266
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 302-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
  • Seats: 2
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Our Take on the 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Our Take

Posted on 4/15/02 The most costly of the Mercedes-Benz sports cars and a member of the lineup for the longest time, the luxurious SL series is awaiting a substantial redesign. That won’t happen for another year or two, so the SL500 and SL600 carry on into 2001 with new “aerodynamic... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

I used to chuckle at Mercedes-Benz drivers. To me, the sight of the cars either meant a rolling midlife crisis or something comparable to a weekend duffer bringing a $6,000 set of clubs to the public golf course. I mean, do you reallllllly need all that? Now, after having driven a string of Mercedes-Benz automobiles, I've become one of those motorists I used to laugh at. It must be ... Read full review for the 2001 Mercedes Benz SL Class

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My 500sl

by Seijinvet from Fresno, CA on March 24, 2011

I bought a 2001 500sl that had been babied throughout its life. Just broken in at 36K mile. Biggest suprise was when I stepped on it and the front end started to come up a bit! Two small problems. I t... Read Full Review

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