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February 15th, 2006

Details of the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

The SL-Class is equipped as standard with the substantially more scratch-resistant clearcoat based on nanotechnology. This innovative paint system, which was introduced first by the Stuttgart-based automotive brand, is used in both metallic and non-metallic paint finishes. Remarkable advances in the area of nanotechnology have allowed tiny ceramic particles - each less than a millionth of a millimetre in size - to be integrated into the molecular structure of the binding agent. The nanoparticles provide a three-fold improvement in the scratch resistance of the paintwork and ensure visibly enhanced gloss over an extended period of time.


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