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The new SL for 2021

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by flowrider, May 16, 2019.

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    Can't see that personally they already have the S Class Convertibubble with a rag top so having the SL with the same is too close. The folding tin top is one of the best things about the SL and SLC
     
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    That article is also flawed in its statement that "for the first time in its history the SL will come as a 2+2".
    Either my r129 is a poor Chinese copy or they've forgotten about the token rear seats in earlier models (I even have seatbelts in the rear).
     
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    Apparently the S class coupe and convertible production will end in 2020.
     
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    I saw that error too. Maybe what they mean is the new SL having usable rear seats.
     
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    Looking at the pics I'd be surprised if with that amount of shortening there was legroom. It also wouldn't make sense to do a proper 2+2 as it would compete with the E class cabriolet and S Class cabriolet. It would make far more sense (IMO) to retain the hard roof and limit it to 2 seats.
     
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    How on earth can they be testing it properly with that wheel combo, I am sceptical.

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