Is a 2009 SL550 a good car?

The SL550 remains as delectable as ever, one of the world’s best all-around luxury/sports cars — 382 horsepower, controlled but compliant ride (aided by Active Body Control), superb comfort, peerless prestige, that cake-and-eat-it-too power-folding hardtop.

How much is a 2009 SL550?

around $97,000
The SL550’s Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts around $97,000, while the SL600 sells for nearly $137,000. The new SL63 AMG retails near $133,000, while the top-of-the-line SL65 AMG commands a premium close to $192,000. Needless to say, not many customers bargain-shop the SL.

Is the Mercedes SL550 a good car?

The Mercedes-Benz SL550 Reliability Rating is 2.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 22nd out of 30 for luxury fullsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $1,055 which means it has poor ownership costs.

Is SL550 fast?

The SL 550 features a twin-turbo 4.7-liter V8 that generates 449 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. This engine is noticeably more powerful than the base variant, and it makes the car much quicker. With the V8, the SL does the zero-to-60 sprint in just 4.3 seconds.

What is the difference between Mercedes SL500 and SL550?

The biggest difference is to count the slats. The SL550 has only three, while the SL500 has four. The slats on the SL550 have chrome fronts while the SL500 slats are dull silver throughout. The Mercedes star seems different, but that’s because the SL550 shown has distronic radar cruise control.

How much horsepower does a 2009 Mercedes SL550 have?

382 hp2009 Mercedes-Benz SL550 / Horsepower

What is the difference between a Mercedes SL500 and SL550?

What does SL stand for on a Mercedes?

super leicht
This formula dates to 1954 for the Mercedes SL, a two-door roadster that is the longest-running nameplate in Mercedes-Benz’s production car history. (The initials stand for super leicht, or super-light, a German superlative for sportiness.)

What years did they make the SL550?

Spotters’ guide: only three grille slats, not 4 as on 2003 – 2006. The SL550 debuted at the Geneva Auto Show in Switzerland in March, 2006. It’s a vastly improved engine in a midlife facelift of the 2003 – 2006 SL Klasse.