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Two never-titled 2001 and 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL roadsters for sale

Here's your chance at a near-new Y2K-era Benz convertible

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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class spied with whole body in view

The two-door convertible is shaping up to be a handsome and fast grand tourer

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Next-generation Mercedes-Benz SL-Class spied, soft top and all

These shots don't reveal much, but development of the new convertible is clearly underway

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Next Mercedes-Benz SL spied under weirdly shrunken E-Class bodywork

It's riding on a new platform developed by AMG

It's riding on a new platform developed by AMG.

Mercedes-Benz SL Grand Edition is a grey and gold high-lux roadster

Yes, Mercedes still builds the SL-Class

Yes, Mercedes still builds the SL-Class.

Next Mercedes-Benz SL to get soft top, 2+2 seating, and 800-hp AMG version

Descriptions promise a "butch, almost mean-looking sports car."

The next-gen Mercedes SL goes in a new direction with a soft top, 2+2 seating, and an 800-hp AMG model.

New Mercedes SL500 unused for 20 years after owner loses keys

The car has 80 miles on the odometer.

Perhaps the owner didn't like the local M-B dealer.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class First Drive

The blue chip convertible gets pretty again.

The 2017 Mercedes SL isn't too different from an engineering standpoint, and that's okay. The good news is, it's pretty again.

Clarkson, Hammond, and May cruise in an off-road Mercedes SL

Clarkson, Hammond, and May cruise through an English village in a lifted Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, and Clarkson says the car is "excellent."

Charles Morgan cruises Wales in a 1987 Mercedes-Benz SL500

Charles Morgan glides through Wales in a 1987 Mercedes-Benz SL500 and explains why these luxury convertibles are fantastic classics to own.

2017 Mercedes SL gets more beauty, power, and equipment

Mercedes-AMG reveals the 2017 SL63 and SL65, part of a wholly refreshed range with a new look, more power, more equipment, and more options.

Mercedes-Benz teases SL-Class for LA Auto Show

Mercedes teases the shining, new face of the SL Class just before a full unveiling at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

Drive visits a Mercedes Pagoda collector in Bangkok

Sittisan Quan Sundaravej undertakes the difficult challenge of collecting cars in Thailand, where their importation is illegal. The pride of his collection is his father's Mercedes Pagoda, profiled by Drive.

Petrolicious shows Mercedes 280SL as architecture in motion

Petrolicious shows how a pagoda-roof 1969 Mercedes 280SL continues to inspire the work of an architect in California.

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Mercedes-Benz SL snapped getting major facelift

Mercedes may have added other coupes and convertibles to its lineup in recent years, but the SL-Class remains its mainstay. And it's just been spotted with revised sheet metal and equipment undergoing testing near its headquarters in Germany.

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Mercedes giving SL a nose job

Mercedes tends to keep its SL roadster around longer than most models. The previous fifth-generation machine was launched in 2001, underwent a facelift in 2009 and stuck around until 2012. That's when the current model was introduced, and before it's replaced, Benz is expected to roll out another facelifted version. And that seems to be exactly what we're looking at here.

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