Cool Car Guy – “Cool Car Shot” – 2007 Mercedes SL55 AMG Roadster

Hey Cool Car Fans,

07 SL55 1Earlier today, I was over at Murray Motors in Denver checking out a 2007 BMW X3 for a client when I spotted this sweet 2007 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Roadster.

The AMG series started 40 years ago, back in 1967, where two German’s set out to build the best race cars on the road. Since then Mercedes-Benz has been creating some of the finest performance vehicles in the world. The SL55 being one of them.

What’s the big deal about this vehicle? For starters, the AMG means that each engine is assembled by hand, by a single master technician. Engine tolerance can have no variation greater than 1/10th of a millimeter. And for 2006 Mercedes-Benz AMG introduced a 6.3 liter engine that is the most powerful V8 production engine that they have ever made, which is the power plant for this high performance roadster.

07 SL55 2

The SL55 is the real deal with its V8 engine delivering up to 510hp and 531 lb-ft torque. This baby will go from 0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds and the way it’s equipped it came in with a final price tag of $149,855 for this spectacular piece of machinery.

The Specifications

Body Style – Coupe Roadster
Exterior Color – Black with Tan Leather
Interior Color – Tan

Standard Equipment
Engine: 5.4L SOHC 24-Valve Supercharged V807 SL55 3
Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic w/Touchshift
Tires: P255/35 ZR19 Fr & P285/30 ZR19 Rr
Wheels: 19″ AMG Alloy
12-Way Adjustable Heated AMG Sports Seats
Nappa Leather Upholstery
Monotone Paint Application
Radio: SIRIUS Satellite AM/FM/Weatherband/CD

Installed Features

AMG Performance Package
Voice Control
Active Ventilated Seats
Bi-Xenon Headlamps
Corner-Illuminating Foglamps
Keyless Go

Warranty Information
Basic (mo.) 48
Basic (mi.) 50,000

21 Grams film
Powertrain (mo.) 48
Powertrain (mi.) 50,000

What do you think?

Cool Car Guy Rating:
**** – Extremely Cool

John BoydAuto Consultant – John Boyd “The Cool Car Guy”
John is an automotive consultant with JFR & Associates in Denver, Colorado. He can help you save time and money on any make or model, new or used, lease or purchase – nationwide! Call or email John about your next vehicle!

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