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  All Makes | 2 Door Convertible | Mercedes-Benz | SL Class | 2001

2001 Mercedes-Benz SL Class 2dr Roadster 6.0L

Anti-Theft & Locks
Pwr door locks
Anti-theft alarm system w/starter interlock
Remote infrared locking system-inc: doors, trunk release, 4 inside storage compartments, window closing
Braking & Traction
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
4-wheel ventilated pwr disc brakes w/electronic brake force distribution
Engines & Emissions
6.0L DOHC SMFI 48-valve aluminum-alloy V12 engine
Adaptive damping system w/vehicle height adjust
Fully electronic ignition system w/knock sensor timing control
Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
Integrated portable cellular telephone
Pwr AM/FM/cellular antenna
Trunk mounted 6-disc compact disc changer
Bose sound system w/Acoustimass-inc: antitheft-coded AM/FM stereo/weather band radio & auto reverse cassette player, auto speed-dependent volume adjustment, 6-speakers
Exterior Lighting
Red rear foglamp
Halogen front foglamps
Xenon high-intentity-discharge headlamps
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Automatic climate control-inc: dust filter, residual-heat REST mode
Cruise control
Interior, Design, Decor & Floor Covering
Adjustable front center armrest
Velour carpeting & floor mats
Burl hardwood interior trim on doors, dash, console, shiftgate
Remote Controls & Remote Releases
Universal integrated garage door opener
Remote illuminated entry
Electronic stability program (ESP)
Automatic slip control (ASR)
Adjustable seat-mounted 3-point front shoulder belts w/height adjustment & emergency tensioning retractors
10-way pwr front bucket seats w/head restraints
Door mounted side airbags
Nappa leather seats, head restraints
Automatic pop-up rollbar
Driver & front passenger front airbag supplemental restraint system
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed)
Heated front seats
Babysmart automatic child seat recognition system
Pwr recirculating-ball steering w/damper
Pwr tilt/telescoping steering column
Sunroof/Moonroof & Removable/Convertible Top
Removable aluminum hard convertible top
Independent five-link rear suspension w/anti-lift/anti-squat geometry/ alignment control
Independent front suspension w/damper struts, triangular lower control arms w/anti-dive geometry
Front/rear coil springs, stabilizer bar, gas shock absorbers
5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission-inc: "winter" mode, adaptive controls, OD
Wheels & Tires
17" X 8.25" aluminum-alloy wheels
Rear wheel drive
P245/45WR17 performance SBR tires
Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
Dual heated pwr remote outside mirrors w/3-position memory
Heated rear window
Pwr windows w/express-down control for each window & 1-touch up/down for both windows via soft-top switch
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Rearview mirror w/auto-dimming feature
Auto dimming driver mirror
Eccentric-sweep intermittent windshield wiper w/heated washer system/wiper parking position, rain sensor wiper activation
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