Mercedes SL new generation will appear in 2019


The publication Autocar has learned that the roadster Mercedes-Benz SL next generation will be built on the basis of the GT AMG, and its development will be engaged professionals division of Mercedes-AMG. In the market of the car it should appear in 2019.
It is expected that the body of the new roadster Mercedes SL (R233) is made of aluminum, while the car will receive a rear axle in the block with the transmission and the engine is at the front. This solution allow to achieve optimal distribution of weight on the axes.
The front and rear multi-link suspension, combined with carbon-fiber propeller shaft, will go to the roadster from AMG GT. The surcharge on the Mercedes SL 2018-2019 in the new body can be ordered proprietary Air Body Control suspension with multi-chamber Pneumoelements.
The base engine for the new SL will be the 3.0-liter “six” with the electric supercharger, which will debut the E-Class Coupe. Depending on the extent of forcing such a machine can produce 407 or 450 hp Under the hood modifications SL 500 will house a 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo with an impact about 470 “horses”.
In addition, over time, in line will be “charged” version of the SL 63 with a four-liter “eight” of the sedan E 63 W213 . There is available in the engine versions 571 and 612 forces.

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