Technology


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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Active Blind Spot Assist - Radar sensors and course-correcting brake application for greater safety when changing lanes. Visual signal and audible warning ahead of a risky lane change as well as brake application if the risk of a side collision is detected.
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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Active Blind Spot Assist - Radar sensors and course-correcting brake application for greater safety when changing lanes. Visual signal and audible warning ahead of a risky lane change as well as brake application if the risk of a side collision is detected. (german version)
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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Active Lane Keeping Assist - Directional stability with the aid of corrective application of the brakes. If the car leaves its lane unintentionally, the steering wheel vibrates to warn the driver and the brakes are applied to correct the car‘s course. (german version)
  • 11C1216_06
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: PRE-SAFE® can reduce forces exerted on occupants during accidents by up to 40 percent.
  • 11C1294_06
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: The panoramic vario-roof with MAGIC SKY CONTROL is a glass roof that can be switched between clear and dark-tinted. In the clear setting, the roof is almost completely transparent, creating a thrilling openair experience even in cold weather. In the dark setting, meanwhile, the roof provides welcome shade that prevents the cabin from heating up when exposed to intense sunlight.
  • 11C1294_05
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: The mechanism of the proven electrohydraulic varioroof, which transforms the roadster into a hard-topped coupé in a matter of seconds at the touch of a button, has undergone further refinement. It takes less than 20 seconds to fully open or close the roof, while the improved mechanism benefits boot space first and foremost.
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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: Active Lane Keeping Assist display: this system kicks into action if the car inadvertently drifts over a solid or broken line to the right or left of its lane.
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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: PRE-SAFE® can reduce forces exerted on occupants during accidents by up to 40 percent. (german version)
  • 11C1344_02
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, dimensions, chassis
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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, dimensions, chassis
  • 11C1366_02
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: The panoramic vario-roof with MAGIC SKY CONTROL is a glass roof that can be switched between clear and dark-tinted. In the clear setting, the roof is almost completely transparent, creating a thrilling openair experience even in cold weather. In the dark setting, meanwhile, the roof provides welcome shade that prevents the cabin from heating up when exposed to intense sunlight.
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    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, dimensions, chassis
  • 11C1366_01
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: The panoramic vario-roof with MAGIC SKY CONTROL is a glass roof that can be switched between clear and dark-tinted. In the clear setting, the roof is almost completely transparent, creating a thrilling openair experience even in cold weather. In the dark setting, meanwhile, the roof provides welcome shade that prevents the cabin from heating up when exposed to intense sunlight.
  • 12A14
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: The new V8 in the SL 500 musters up 320 kW (435 hp) from its 4663 cubic centimetres, meaning about 12 percent more power than its predecessor despite being some 0.8 litres smaller in size. Fuel consumption has dropped by as much as 22 percent.
  • 12A13
    Mercedes-Benz SL-Class: The new V6 drive unit in the new SL 350 generates 225 kW (306 hp) from an unchanged displacement of 3499 cubic centimetres. It burns just 6.8 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres, meaning it is almost 30 percent more economical than its predecessor.
  • 11A1111
    The new developed MAGIC VISION CONTROL in  the new Mercedes-Benz SL
  • 11B1160
    Mercedes-Benz SL: well thought-out right down to the smallest detail (aluminium, bodyshell)
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    Mercedes-Benz SL: well thought-out right down to the smallest detail
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    Mercedes-Benz SL: well thought-out right down to the smallest detail
  • 11C1150_01
    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL.
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    The main floorpan is a 3-layer shaped panel made from thin, extrusion-moulded hollow sections, welded together by friction steer welding. Aluminium, bodyshell
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. The bodyshell is 110 Kg lighter than its predecessor and 20% more rigid.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. The Front Wall is at present the largest aluminium cast component made in large series for vehicle bodywork.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. Detail.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. Cilled cast aluminium longitudinal member.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. Detail. The boot recess is made from recycled aluminium.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. The boot recess is made from recycled aluminium.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL with the integrated Frontbass loudspeaker.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. Detail.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. Detail.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL.
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL. (german version)
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    The aluminium bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL.
  • 11C1162_01
    Mercedes-Benz SL, Frontbass (german version)
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    Mercedes-Benz SL, Frontbass
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    Mercedes-Benz SL, MAGIC VISION CONTROL (german version)
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    Mercedes-Benz SL, MAGIC VISION CONTROL
  • 11C1162_06
    The bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL is made mostly of aluminium.
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    The bodyshell of the new Mercedes-Benz SL is made mostly of aluminium. (german version)
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