A Silver Arrow Edition
We read the story of Trevor Tsoi at Petrolicious about a R129 SL500 in a silver arrow edition and couldn’t help but share the beautiful pictures and the story.
The author writes “This is the story of how I came to own one of the rarer iterations of a masterful design by the legendary Bruno Sacco; in my eyes it is his finest work, and it marks the end of a definitive era for Mercedes-Benz.”
As SL roadster Community we concur 100%.
The sight of a W140 S-Class or an R129 SL Roadster
There is no greater feeling as an automotive enthusiast than to drive the car you love most of all, aside from owning one of course!
The Silver Arrow edition of the SL500 is a tasteful homage to the racing successes on Mercedes in the 1930s.
The SL is a proper modern classic
From the article writer: Mine may not be the lowest mileage example out there—it currently has 144,000 on the clock—but I make sure to keep up with the maintenance (which really isn’t as scary as some might have you believe). In fact, I don’t mind putting the car to good use and seeing the record show it, and I look forward to the day I reach the 250,000 kilometer mark and get a High Mileage Award from the factory.
R129 SL500 Silver Arrow Edition
A special edition of 2002 SL 500/SL 600 was made to celebrate the 1930s Silver Arrow race car. It had two-tone interior, leather on steering wheel and seats, and special wheels. For the US market, only 1550 Silver Arrow units were produced; 100 units of the SL 600 and 1450 units of the SL 500.There was also 100 only made for the UK market SL500 type only.
With thanks to Trevor Tsoi for this wonderful story ‘A Childhood Dream Realized: My 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Silver Arrow Edition‘ and photography and Petrolicious Productions.
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