More powerful engines, 9G Troic, Dynamic Select with five transmission modes and Active Body Control with the curve tilting function take the new Mercedes- Benz SL to new dynamic level, its suitability for everyday use has been enhanced with the varioroof, which can now be operated at up to 40 km/h, and the automatic boot separator. Visually, the front end in particular has been made significantly sportier. As a result the bonnet, bumper and headlamps, among other features, are all new, a press release said.
“For more than 60 years now, the Mercedes-Benz model range with the ‘SL’ acronym has enthralled sports car fans around the world. The new Mercedes-Benz SL is a top performer in a wide variety of disciplines – am elegant roadster for relaxed, comfortable cruising or a dynamic coupe for sporty trips on winding roads.
Few cars can draw on six decades of heritage with such a cleae eye to the future, ” said Dirk Fetzer, vice president and director of sales and marketing at Mercenes-Benz Cars Middle East & Levant.
The Mercedes-Benz SL has always been athletic and aesthetic at the same time . A particularly eye castching feature of the new SL is the revised front ed – the standard uniue diamond radiator grille extends downwards. Two power domes accentuate the long drawn- out bonnet. Also adding to the unmistakable new appeance of the SL is the new standerd-fit LED Intellgent Light System with headlamp housing extending far to the outsiad. The sporty silhouette is emphasised by the enlarged cosmetic air outlets with wing-like chrome inserts in the dynamic, broad vvehicle wings and the exterior mirrors positioned on the beltline.
The rear end points to the high driving dynamics of the SL. The basis for this is the sense of width created by the large track gaunge, accentuated by the AMG rear apron with side air intakes.
Brilliant blue and designo selenite grey magno are available to choose from by way of new colours, plus the range of light alloy wheels in size 19 inches has also been extended significantly.
The lavishly appointed interior coveers every wish: the stadard scope includes sports seats in nappa leather with optimised lateral support and model-specific upholstery layout, multicontour function and seat heating.
Carbon-fibre trim and the analogue clock in IWC design highlight the high-performance roadster’s special standing.
Comprehensive individualisation of the interior is possible with the broad selection of leather finishes and trim elements.
The three-spoke sports steering wheel has a magnesium structure and features an ergonomic grip area. The wheel rim has a flattened bottom section, and silver coloured steering whteel shift paddles enable manual gear changes.