The final R230 Mercedes SL roadster has rolled off the production line marking the end of production. In total 169,434 of the Mercedes SL R230 were built. It was a car that over its 10 year lifetime re-wrote the luxury sportscar handbook with its build quality, reliability and clever folding hardtop.
Convertible Car News: Mercedes Benz
11th December 2011
14th September 2011
The Frankfurt Show turned out to be a convertible-fest with a slew of new cars and concepts from manufacturers worldwide. We take a look at the most interesting cabriolets and roadsters on offer from the latest Mercedes and Ferrari super cars down to more everyday convertibles.
15th July 2011
Brabus are well known for their muscled-up versions of Mercedes Benz road cars but this time they have surpassed themselves with the world’s fastest and most powerful four seat convertible.
6th June 2011
The Mercedes SLS AMG was always intended to be a roadster but at last year’s launch it was the Coupe that came first with its party-trick gull-wing doors. Now, several months later the Roadster has been officially unveiled. The drop-top is unquestionably the prettier of the two cars; its proportions now look right. It is […]
5th May 2011
Mercedes Benz give us a preview of the SLS AMG Roadster undergoing final testing ahead of its September launch. The handsome convertible version of this car does away with the gullwing doors but keeps the beefy V8 engine…
30th April 2011
Cadillac appear to be planning a return to the convertible market with a new soft top model.
21st December 2010
Formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg takes the next version of the popular Mercedes Benz SLK Roadster for a drive giving us the first official glimpses of the car. Worthy of note is the innovative electronically adjustable tinted glass roof as well as the SLS inspired styling. The previous design SLK was based on the Mercedes […]