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Mercedes-Benz SL (2001-2012) review

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You could say that the Mercedes-Benz SL is the world's best-known luxury sports car. This generation lasted in production for fully a decade, from 2001 to 2011, as a high-prestige two-seater convertible. Does it make sense as a second-hand buy though? Find out in our full review.
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