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Old 07-27-2009, 04:33 AM   #1
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Mercedes SL, How Rare A Car?

Does anyone have the Mercedes SL production numbers? How many (2003-2008) SL's were made in total? How many were made just for America? Thanks in advance.
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Does anyone have the Mercedes SL production numbers? How many (2003-2008) SL's were made in total? How many were made just for America? Thanks in advance.
Refer to this link for all AMG numbers.

http://www.topgearage.com/?p=260

SL 55 AMG

2003 3095
2004 2280
2005 1072
2006 860
2007 583
2008 464

SL 65 AMG

2005 651
2006 390
2007 144
2008 120

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Old 07-27-2009, 12:17 PM   #3
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It seems that with every year, people stop buying these cars... Interesting...
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It seems that with every year, people stop buying these cars... Interesting...
.....could have something to do with the economy?
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Any one know where I can get the original MB mud guards for my 2007 SL55? Thanks.
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It seems that with every year, people stop buying these cars... Interesting...


With every new owner of an older car, comes the inevitable depreciation...easier to swallow now, probably not so much when it was still a $150k car...
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It seems that with every year, people stop buying these cars... Interesting...
That is very common of any high end item, especially Luxury Cars. Early adapters will pay a premium to have the newest, coolest item. They are rarely considering depreciation in their purchase (and most of these cars are initially leased not owned by the first buyer). As the model wears on and is no longer the newest car on the block there is less and less interest as time goes on until the next newest model comes out. Hence the reason for "face lift" redesigns every 4 or so model years. They have to try to keep it looking fresh or sales would plummet.
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pkeng986, this was a freakin 5 year old thread, and you revive it to ask about mudguards??!!???
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pkeng986, this was a freakin 5 year old thread, and you revive it to ask about mudguards??!!???
I just want to know who puts mud flaps on an SL?
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The same guy that asks questions to troll, digging up threads that could be in school they're so old.....

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Thanks guys for your help. I found them.
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The trouble is when you buy a new and expensive car it drops thousands
as soon as you drive it off the forecourt.
My 63 was 122 grand, 9 months have gone and they offered me 77 grand
part ex, makes you wanna cry.
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I just want to know who puts mud flaps on an SL?
Mud flaps........
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Mud flaps? I still haven't driven mine in the rain or even on a wet street.
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