Mercedes-Benz SL: R230 series 2001 to 2011

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Veloce Publishing Ltd, Feb 1, 2015 - 224 pages
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Beginning with a look at the SL model's heritage, this book describes the full development and production history of a modern classic. Covering available models in all the major markets, year-by-year, and including limited editions, the data is supported by contemporary illustrations, sourced from the factory, plus in-depth appendices.†

 

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Contents

Introduction Acknowledgements
5
The ThreePointed Star
8
The SL Born On The Track
16
SL Road Car Heritage
23
A Car For The New Millennium
53
The Early Production Models
95
New Powerplants
134
A Final Fling
160
A New Generation
205
YearByYear Range Details
210
Engine Specifications
212
Colour Trim Summary
215
Chassis Numbers Production Figures
217
Index
223
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Currently living in Japan, Brian Long is a professional motoring writer with over 60 books to his credit, including a number on Mercedes-Benz Ė a marque with which he has many years of ownership experience.††

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