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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs. Its Competition

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The 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadsters can be swift boulevard cruisers or potent performers.

That draws plenty of interest from shoppers interested in the Jaguar XK, which throbs with a new 510-hp V-8 engine and corners with a lighter, nimbler touch, thanks to its sexy aluminum body.

The Audi R8 is aluminum at its core, too, and its V-8 or V-10 engines-plus a new roadster body style-earn it the kind of credentials that rarely come to first-generation sports cars.

The classic Porsche 911 can be custom-fitted to any owner with turbo power, a Cabriolet roof, and all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, though all come with ever-improving interiors and a dizzying list of interior and exterior trim options.

Finally, the new Ferrari California hardtop convertible erases any notion of being a Magnum, P.I.

slider with 4-second acceleration times, all the famous engine noise you'd expect from a Ferrari, and taut near-exotic-car handling.

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The 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadsters challenge luxury grand tourers and high-energy exotics alike with stupendously powerful engines and enviable ride quality.
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The 2010 Audi R8 brings the expected Germanic, technical appeal to the supercar arena-but it's the imported Italian V-10 that reveals some true lust in its heart.
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Brilliant from the drawing table down to the tarmac, the 2010 Jaguar XK and XKR have ripened into full sports car adulthood.
MSRP From   
N/ABrowse Used Listings$114,200Browse Used Listings$82,150Browse Used Listings$192,000Browse Used Listings
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12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
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N/AAll-Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
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N/A2 Door Coupe2-Door Coupe2 Door Convertible
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