Mercedes Benz SL R129 280SL - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis R129
Model 280SL
Engine 2799cc
Engine Code M104.943
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 1990 - 2002
Predecessor R107
Successor R230
Performance Value
Power 193 BHP
Torque 260 Nm - 192 lb/ft
Acceleration 9.3 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 26.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 37.0 MPG
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SL R129 280SL Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2000/142 - Unintentional Deployment Of Air Bag - Exposure to high humidity conditions may result in corrosion that can cause the drivers front air bag to deploy unintentionally.