At the auto show in Los Angeles 2015, the premiere of the updated Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadster (R231) and “charged” versions of the SL63 and SL65. A few days before the opening of the exhibition, the network appeared official photos of new products.
Restyled Mercedes SL (2016-2017) was completely redesigned front end with a new head optics and a grille, made in the style of those on the Mercedes-AMG GT supercar.
Configurations and prices Mercedes-Benz SL 2016.
|SL 400||$116,000||3.0 petrol (367 hp)||Machine (9)||rear|
|SL 500||$143,400||4.7 petrol (455 hp)||Machine (9)||rear|
Already in the base here is a lattice with diamond brand, and the bumper was enlarged side air intakes. Behind the updated Mercedes SL-Class (2016-2017) issued retouched lights, diffuser and chrome exhaust pipes.
Updated Mercedes-AMG SL63 flaunts original wheels, red brake calipers, otherwise decorated grille and mesh air intakes and carbon-fiber body kit.
The structure of the last includes a splitter, trim on the front bumper and sills, a small spoiler on the trunk lid, and also made of carbon fiber mirror housings and diffuser in the rear bumper.
At the top-end Mercedes-AMG SL65 their wheels, calipers painted yellow, larger rear spoiler and door sill covers and a chrome front bumper. And, of course, on the side air ducts in the front fenders adorn nameplates V12 biturbo.
Inside, Mercedes-Benz SL R231 after restyling got a clock on the front panel, extended multimedia system screen and slightly modified the steering wheel. Versions by AMG flaunt inserts from carbon and appeared Dynamic Select controller washer on the dashboard to switch the mode of the control electronics (Individual, Comfort, Sport, Sport + and Race).
As part of the standard equipment dispatched roadster 9-band automatic transmission (AMG version of the seven-speed automatic transmission with left) and Active Body Control adaptive suspension with the function of the active suppression of banks as a new the S-Class Coupe. It works at a speed of 15 to 180 km/h.
Both engines on the Mercedes SL-Class (2015-2017) became more powerful. Basic three-liter V6 petrol engine in the SL 400 is now produces 367 hp and 500 Nm vs. 333 forces earlier. From zero to hundreds of such an option accelerates in 4.9 seconds (- 0.3 seconds). As for the SL 500, its 4.7-liter “eight” now develops 455 hp (700 Nm), accelerating the roadster up to a hundred in 4.3 seconds. Maximum speed is limited both at around 250 kilometers per hour.
Sales of the updated SL-start the Class in spring 2016 at a price of $116,000 for the version of the SL 400 and the top-end version of the 500 SL ask for a minimum of $143,400.