The classic 1972 – 1989 Mercedes SL spanned 18 model years without one body panel change

1980 Mercedes 450SL instrument cluster

A typical U.S. market 450SL instrument cluster (1980 model shown).  Most U.S.-spec SLs from the mid 1970s through 1982 has speedometers that went up to 85 mph only.

A typical U.S. market 450SL instrument cluster (1980 model shown). Most U.S.-spec SLs from the mid 1970s through 1982 has speedometers that went up to 85 mph only.

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