Cassette Player in Old Mercedes SL-Class Will Give You 90's Nostalgia

We bet that some of our readers are going to hit us with the #slownewsday. But after seeing this old Mercedes interior, we were overcome by a sudden wave of nostalgia.
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More specifically, this cabin belongs to an old SL-Class that went by the codename SL-Class. As you may have guessed, this roadster cost a lot of money back in the day, but you can pick one up for a fraction of the cost.

And my God, have things changed in the interior department! YOu've got a square button for literally everything, including AM radio and some other stuff we can't even remember. Dolby Sound?

In any case, our main focus is the cassette play. If you teens think the CD player is old-fashioned, know that your parents had cassettes with tape inside them. They would often tangle or tear, and you had to rewind
Dictionary them at the end. Who even uses that word nowadays, "rewind"?

But Starlord had a cassette player in Guardians of the Galaxy, which makes this old SL-Class cool by association. Once the tape is done, there's a stacking compartment in the center console where you can put it.

The R129 had three significant updates and staid in production from 1989 until 2002. This appears to be the SL 320 model, and in that era, that meant it had a 3.2-liter engine, which produced 231 HP and 315 Nm. Today, you get more in an A 250.

During its 13 years on the market, the R129 also had several AMG versions. There was the SL 73 AMG with an oversized 7.3-liter making 525 HP. Yes, that's the V12 that eventually ended up in the Pagani Zonda S.

Mercedes also made the super-rare SL 70, the SL 60 and SL 55 AMG, the last two being V8-powered. Remember, this is the era when AMG took your car and modified it. It didn't come like that from the factory.

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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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