The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a true grand tourer, designed for long cruises and traveling in true luxury. First introduced in 1954, this stylish coupe convertible is a great mix or practicality, performance, and class. And with its easy-to-use hardtop design, there’s plenty of fun to experience in the SL-Class as well.
The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is offered in three models with three powerful engine options. Everything about its construction and design is done with grace and ease. The only significant weak point is the poor fuel economy; then again, most buyers who are shopping for this kind of luxury probably aren’t too worried about saving at the pump anyway.
Body Styles: convertible
Engines: 3.2-liter six-cylinder, 6.0-liter V-12, 5.0-liter V-8
Transmissions: four-speed automatic, five-speed automatic
Models: Mercedes-Benz SL320, Mercedes-Benz SL600, Mercedes-Benz SL500
The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class comes with standard traction control on the SL320. The entire SL-Class lineup also receives a price cut this year.
The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class features a sleek but classic profile that will feel just as home on crowded city streets during the morning commute, as it will while cruising down the open highway on the weekend. While it may not evoke all the thrills and romance of a sports car, there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the SL-Class’s smooth figure. The list of standard exterior equipment includes fog lights, a power antenna, 16-inch alloy wheels, rear window defogger, power windows, and a full-size spare tire.
The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class offers luxury when it comes to the interior design. Leather seating is standard across the lineup, along with automatic climate control and a Bose audio system with AM/FM radio and a cassette player. Heated front seats are optional, and a cellular phone is available on the SL600. While there’s a relativity good amount trunk space for a two-door convertible, taller passengers may find the leg room a bit cramped on longer journeys.
Performance & Handling
The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class' performance is truly unbeatable. Handling is wonderfully reliable, and steering is very concise, especially for a car of this size and style. Its six-cylinder engine is paired with a five-speed automatic transmission, while the SL500’s V-8 and the SL600’s V-12 are matched to a four-speed automatic. All options provide enough muscle and speed to please any driver.
The 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Standard safety equipment for the 1995 SL-Class includes power brakes, an anti-theft alarm steering, and power door locks. Four-wheel anti-lock brakes are included on all models, as is traction control. Driver and passenger front airbags are standard.
EPA Fuel Economy
Mercedes-Benz SL320: 15/22 mpg city/highway
Mercedes-Benz SL500: 15/20 mpg city/highway
Mercedes-Benz SL600: 12/16 mpg city/highway
- Great handling
- Smart styling
- Hard top easy to use
You Won't Like
- Poor gas mileage
- Limited leg room
Top-of-the-line style and performance for everyday cruising.
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