Mercedes-Benz SL (R129): the Classic & Sports Car verdict.
Is the R129 a good car?
When it was released to the public, the R129 was one of the safest cars ever built. Even by todays standards its considered to be an extremely safe car. One of the most notable and innovative safety features of the car was the automatic roll bar which would deploy in milliseconds if the car were ever to flip over.
Is Mercedes R129 a classic?
In short - yes. In fact, the R129 is a current classic. It was a classic the day it was born in 1989. Bruno Saccos range of two door R129 SL roadsters (wiki), in production 1989-2001, are known for their fantastic build quality, timeless design and sophisticated craftsmanship.
What engine is in the SL500?
SL 320 with a M112 3.2 L 18-valve SOHC V6 (165 kW (224 PS; 221 hp) at 5,600 rpm), SL 500 with a M113 5.0 L 24-valve SOHC V8 (225 kW (306 PS; 302 hp) at 5,600 rpm).
How much was a BMW 535i in 1990?
1990 BMW 5 Series Retail PricesTrimMSRPInvoice535i Sedan RWD$41,500N/A525i Sedan RWD$33,200N/A
How much was a new car in 2020?
According to the valuation analysts at Kelley Blue Book reported the estimated average transaction price for a light vehicle in the United States was $37,876 in 2020. New-vehicle prices increased $975 (up 2.6%) from February 2019, while falling $126 (down 0.3%) from last month.
How much was a brand new car in 1992?
For 1992, the average domestice new-car price has more than doubled, just topping $17,000. For 1992, the average base price of a domestic Big Three car is $17,007, up $787 from the average base price of $16,220 at the outset of the 1991 model year.