This model Mercedes-Benz SL was a revolution for Mercedes Out was 1970s styling of its predecessor, it in was new fresh look overseen by Bruno Sacco. It was such a successful styling job, that the R129 remained in production for more than a decade, and still looks fresh today. But the SL’s beauty was more than skin deep – it became packed with technology.
Alongside the power-operated roof, it featured and dual-range four-speed automatic gearbox. Also passive safety moved to another level, thanks to a pop-up roll-over bar, that reacted within milliseconds of an impending roll-over, and a profusion of airbags and traction/stability systems.. Unlike earlier SLs, these have the performance that makes them considered proper sports cars.