When the Mercedes-Benz SL350 rocked up at the office I knew there was something a bit off about it. It took nearly a week of bimbling around in it to figure out what was irking me, but I got there in the end.
Let's take a look back. The original SL, 1954's 300 SL, is one of the finest automobiles ever made. It was achingly beautiful (if tricky to get into), could hit speeds previously unheard of, and was incredibly luxurious. The SL stands for Sport Light, the car's two main characteristics.
It went through many iterations, … Read more