Mercedes Benz SL R129 500SL - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis R129
Model 500SL
Engine 4973cc
Engine Code M119.960
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 1990 - 2002
Predecessor R107
Successor R230
Performance Value
Power 326 BHP
Torque 450 Nm - 331 lb/ft
Acceleration 6.2 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 20.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 28.7 MPG
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SL R129 500SL 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.