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2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class V8 Coupe Rear Wheel Drive


  • Year: 2008
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • Trim: V8
  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Doors: 2 door
  • Mileage: 118,888 miles
  • Engine: 5.50L DOHC 32-Valve V8 Engine
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Line: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Fuel Type: Gas
  • Exterior Color: Storm Red
  • VIN: WDBSK71F78F141508
  • Model Code: SL550R
  • Stock #: 8F141508

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  • Comments:

    We are excited to offer this 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

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    This Mercedes-Benz SL-Class V8 is for the discerning driver who demands the utmost of his vehicle.

    More information about the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class:

    The two-seat 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadster rides the line between high-performance and ultra-luxury. The V12 SL600 is especially exclusive and the SL55 and SL65 AMG versions really bring out the potential in these cars. The top SL65 AMG model is nearly twice the price of the SL550, but offers performance that can beat some exotic nameplates. Any of the models can be equipped with some extraordinary high-tech features--such as Dynamic Multicontour seats--that aren't available in many vehicles at any price.

    Strengths of this model include high-tech comfort and safety features. and High performance luxury

    We look forward to seeing you soon! Please call us for more information.

  • Heated front seats
  • Halogen front foglamps
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Aluminum door sills
  • Electronic analog tachometer & gauges for fuel level & coolant temp
  • Rear window defroster w/auto-shutoff based on time & driving speed & exterior temp
  • Tele Aid global positioning system (GPS) satellite system-inc: stolen vehicle recovery remote door unlock service automatic alarm & collision notification
  • DVD navigation system
  • 3-point seat belts-inc: emergency tensioning device belt force limiter shoulder belt automatic height-adjusters
  • Electro-hydraulic retractable aluminum hardtop w/easy-pack system
  • Pop-up roll bar
  • 18" x 9.5" rear 5-dual-spoke aluminum wheels
  • Removable trunk separator
  • P285/35R18 rear high performance tires
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • SmartKey system-inc: remote central locking system anti-theft engine immobilizer drive away automatic locking
  • Programmable daytime running lamps
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control-inc: electrostatic dust pollen & active charcoal filters smog sun humidity & dew point sensors tunnel mode w/1-touch closing of all windows REST mode w/engine heat recirculation feature or cabin ventilation seat belt usage sensors
  • Bose Cabin Surround multi-channel digital surround sound system
  • Electro-hydraulic braking system w/automatic brake drying & predictive brake priming
  • Locator lighting
  • Dual-intensity LED brakelamps & taillamps
  • 12-way pwr front seats-inc: 3-position memory pneumatic lumbar support easy- access courtesy feature automatic height-adjusting front head restraints
  • Illuminated emergency interior trunk release
  • City 14/hwy 21 (5.5L engine/7-speed auto trans)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Rain-sensing wipers w/heated washer nozzles
  • Door-mounted side-impact head & thorax airbags
  • Active Body Control (ABC)-inc: coil spring & electronically controlled hydraulic cylinder w/gas-pressurized shock absorber at each wheel automatic all-wheel level control driver-selectable ride-height control automatic speed-sensitive lowering
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist system
  • Leather-trimmed pwr 4-way tilt/telescopic steering wheel-inc: memory audio & multi-function display controls programmable easy-exit feature
  • SmartKey infrared remote-inc: trunk open windows open/close panic alarm fuel filler door selective unlock all hard top raise/lower doors or drivers
  • Integrated HomeLink compatible (3) button garage door opener
  • 5.5L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine
  • Dual multi-function displays in speedometer & tachometer faces-inc: trip computer exterior temp gauge maintenance system oil level check digital speedometer reminder & malfunction messages driver-programmable settings cruise control touch shift gear & shift mode selection audio status navigation route guidance
  • Xenon high-intensity discharge headlamps-inc: polycarbonate lenses automatic level control heated headlamp washers selectable light-sensing auto-on headlamps
  • Single rear red foglamp
  • P255/40R18 front high performance tires
  • Pwr 4-piston perforated & internally vented front & 1-piston solid rear disc brakes
  • Compact spare tire
  • Leather-trimmed shift knob
  • Dual chrome exhaust tips
  • Night security illumination
  • Electronic stability program (ESP)
  • Cruise control
  • 18" x 8.5" front 5-dual-spoke aluminum wheels
  • Premium leather upholstery
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • AM/FM stereo w/rear cabin mounted 6-disc CD changer
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage airbags w/occupant classification system adaptive for passenger
  • Shelf behind seats w/retractable luggage straps locking dual enclosed storage compartments beneath luggage shelf
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch express up/down front & 1-touch express down rear windows
  • Hands-free communication system
  • Vehicle-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Attachable fine-mesh wind deflector
  • 7-speed electronically controlled driver-adaptive automatic transmission w/ Touch Shift
  • Mercedes-Benz Maintenance System display-inc: distance remaining to next maintenance type of service due reminders brake-pad wear
  • Independent 4-link front suspension
  • Pwr heated mirrors w/memory auto-dimming driver mirror
  • COMAND cockpit management & data system
Convenience Features
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Air conditioning
  • Garage door transmitter
  • Front beverage holders
  • Speed control
  • Illuminated entry
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Power windows
  • Passenger door bin
  • Power trunk closing assist
  • Cell phone
  • 1-touch down
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Auto tilt-away steering wheel
  • HVAC memory
  • Front dual zone A/C
  • Steering wheel memory
  • Memory seat
  • Residual heat recirculation
  • Head restraints memory
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Driver door bin
  • Emergency communication system
  • 1-touch up
  • Navigation system
Entertainment Features
  • Diversity antenna
  • Premium audio system
  • Weather band radio
  • MP3 decoder
  • AM/FM radio
  • 1st row LCD monitors: 1
  • Speakers: 8
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • CD player
  • Remote CD player
Seats and Trim
  • Leather shift knob
  • Heated front seats
  • Max seating capacity: 2
  • Genuine wood door panel insert
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Front seats: bucket
  • Front center armrest: w/storage
  • Power passenger seat
  • Genuine wood console insert
  • Power driver seat
  • Leather upholstery
Body Exterior
  • Glass rear window
  • Door mirrors: body-color
  • Auto-dimming door mirrors
  • Convertible roof wind blocker
  • Turn signal indicator mirrors
  • Power door mirrors
  • Bumpers: body-color
  • Convertible roof lining
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Power convertible roof
  • Convertible hard top
  • Fuel economy city: 14mpg
  • Mode select transmission
  • Horsepower: 382hp @ 6,000RPM
  • Fuel economy highway: 21mpg
  • Transmission: 7 speed automatic
  • Variable valve control
  • Engine liters: 5.5
  • Sequential multi-point fuel injection
  • Manual-shift auto: TouchShift
  • Fuel tank capacity: 21.1gal.
  • Cylinder configuration: V-8
  • Recommended fuel: premium unleaded
  • Engine location: front
  • Torque: 391 lb.-ft. @ 2,800RPM
  • Variable intake manifold
  • Drive type: rear-wheel
  • Number of valves: 32
Specs and Dimensions
  • Compression ratio: 10.70 to 1
  • Engine horsepower: 382hp @ 6,000RPM
  • Front headroom: 958mm (37.7")
  • Turning radius: 5.5m (18.1')
  • Passenger volume: 1,433L (50.6 cu.ft.)
  • Exterior height: 1,295mm (51.0")
  • Front shoulder room: 1,372mm (54.0")
  • Wheelbase: 2,560mm (100.8")
  • Exterior body width: 1,816mm (71.5")
  • Engine bore x stroke: 98.0mm x 90.5mm (3.86" x 3.56")
  • Front legroom: 1,090mm (42.9")
  • Interior maximum cargo volume: 289 L (10 cu.ft.)
  • Exterior length: 4,534mm (178.5")
  • Engine displacement: 5.5 L
  • Engine torque: 391 lb.-ft. @ 2,800RPM
  • Interior cargo volume: 204 L (7 cu.ft.)
  • Front hiproom: 1,369mm (53.9")
Safety and Security
  • Integrated roll-over protection
  • Traction control
  • Knee airbag
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic stability
  • Adjustable head restraints: driver and passenger w/tilt
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Power adjustable front head restraints
  • ABS brakes
  • Perimeter/approach lights
  • Security system
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • Anti-whiplash front head restraints
  • 4 wheel disc brakes
  • Panic alarm
  • Childseat sensing airbag
  • Ignition disable
  • Front tires: 255/40WR18.0
  • Rear tires: 285/35WR18.0
  • Wheel size: 18"
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Tires: performance
  • Power steering
  • Alloy wheels
  • Adaptive suspension
  • Auto-leveling suspension
Lighting, Visibility and Instrumentation
  • Tachometer
  • Rear fog lights
  • Trip computer
  • Delay-off headlights
  • Variably intermittent wipers
  • Rear window defroster
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Outside temperature display
  • High intensity discharge headlights
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Front fog lights
  • Front reading lights
  • Headlight cleaning
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