The follow-up car to the two-seater SL, the Coupe has enough of most things to squelch the most ardent critics
CAR Magazine, September 1976
In the wind is it worth it?
CAR Magazine, March 1980
This Mercedes has rotary power beneath its bonnet and is the fastest, and probably the smoothest, SL ever. But it's not for sale - Mercedes, like all the other one-time rotary exponents except one, got cold feet years ago.
CAR Magazine, June 1980
SL with a vengeance
With hundreds of miles of clear autobahn ahead, and the lightweight 5.0 litre V8 from the new S-Class humming sweetly in the nose of your Mercedes roadster, few are the reasons for dropping below 125mph
Car Magazine, January 1983
Escape to the Black Forest
Seeking decade-old design in a Mercedes? The 280SL's your car. Old it might be, but highly desirable it remains.