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  All Makes | convertible | Mercedes-Benz | SL-Class | 2002

2002 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL600 Silver Arrow Edition

Anti-Theft & Locks
Peripheral anti-theft protection
Audio anti-theft protection: code
Braking & Traction
Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs
Brake assist system
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management
Luxury trim leather on gearknob, wood & leather on doors and alloy on dashboard
Engines & Emissions
Emission control level California
5987 cc 6 liters V 12 front engine with 89 mm bore, 80.2 mm stroke, 10 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and four valves per cylinder
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 12.4, EPA highway (mpg): 19, EPA city (l/100km): 18.1 and EPA city (mpg): 13
Multi-point injection fuel system
Premium unleaded fuel
80 liter 21.1 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank
Coefficient of drag: 0.34
Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
Power antenna
Cellular phone
Six speakers
Bose audio system with AM/FM radio, cassette, Disc Autochanger and six-disc remote changer
Exterior, Design, Paint & Finish
Body color front and rear bumpers
Front spoiler
Metallic paint
Exterior Lighting
Front fog lights
Headlight control with time delay switch-off
Rear fog lights
Projector beam lens gas discharge bulb headlights
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Ventilation system with recirculation setting and micro filter
Air conditioning with climate control
Service interval indicator
Coming home device
Low washer fluid level warning
Computer with average fuel consumption
Cruise control
Online information system
Low fuel level warning
Voice activating system
External temperature
Oil pressure
Interior, Design, Decor & Floor Covering
Floor mats
Front seat center armrest
Front ashtray
Front seats cigar lighter
Floor covering: carpet in load area
Front seats cup holders
Interior Lighting
Illuminated entry system
Front reading lights
Door entry light
Cargo area light
Remote Controls & Remote Releases
Electric remote trunk/hatch release
Garage door opener
Remote fuel filler door release
Bucket heated electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, five adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket heated electrically adjustable passenger seat with height adjustment, five adjustments and tilt adjustment
Concealed system convertible rollover protection
Memorized adjustment on door mirror position and steering wheel position with five driver's seat positions, five passenger seat positions and head restraint
Front side airbag with occupant sensors
Driver front airbag , passenger front airbag with occupant sensors
Two height adjustable electric adjustable head restraints on front seats
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (liters): 224 and all seats in place (cu ft): 7.9
Leather seat upholstery with additional leather
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Seating: two seats
Wind deflector behind seats
Stability control
Power steering
Wood & leather electrically adjustable steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment
Lockable glove compartment
Full dashboard console , full floor console with covered storage box
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Automatic rear suspension levelling
Responsive suspension
Automatic five-speed transmission with mode select, lock-up, electronic control and shift lever on floor
Wheels & Tires
Front tires with 245 mm tire width, 40% tire profile and Z tire rating , rear tires with 275 mm tire width, 35% tire profile and Z tire rating
Rear-wheel drive
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4498, overall length (inches): 177.1, overall width (mm): 1811, overall width (inches): 71.3, overall height (mm): 1303, overall height (inches): 51.3, wheelbase (mm): 2515, wheelbase (inches): 99, front track (mm): 1534, front track (inches): 60.4, rear track (mm): 1524, rear track (inches): 60, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10790 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 35.4
Front alloy wheels with 18 inch rim diam and 8.5 inch rim width , rear alloy wheels with 18 inch rim diam and 9.5 inch rim width
Four-wheel ABS
Fullsize alloy rim internal spare wheel
Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
Chrome/bright trim around side windows and on side of body
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Front power windows with two one-touch
Rear window with defogger
Tinted glass on cabin
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe and rain sensor
Driver power heated body color door mirrors with automatic operation , passenger power heated body color door mirrors
Automatic operation rear view mirror
Removable hardtop convertible roof with glass rear window , electric softtop convertible roof
Heated washer
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch and includes power windows
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