Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadster astounds everyone with its arresting looks. Read this review to get the features & specifications of Mercedes-Benz - SL500, SL 350 and SL 63 AMG.

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Mercedes Benz SL-Class

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SL-Class is an important addition in the series of luxury cars manufactured by Mercedes-Benz. The two-door roadster is one of the most fascinating and coveted cars in the world. With an overwhelming sporting experience, it delivers superior performance backed by a robust engine. Its stunning exteriors give a commanding road presence to the car. Mercedes-Benz SL-Class offers an extra amount of enthrallment that is never felt in a sports car.

Engine
Under the hood of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500 lies a powerful V8 engine, which pumps out an impressive power of 388 hp @ 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 530 Nm @ 2800-4800 rpm. The SL 350 variant is powered by V6 engine, which churns out a power of 316 hp @ a peak torque of 360 Nm @ 4900 rpm. A maximum power of 525 hp @ 6800 rpm and a torque of 630 Nm @ 5200 rpm are generated by the V8 engine found in the SL 63 AMG. The SL 600 variant is powered by V12 engine, delivering a power of 517 hp @ 5000 rpm and maximum torque of 830 Nm @ 1900-3500 rpm. The engine is designed to consume less fuel and deliver good performance, with reduced exhaust emissions.

Design And Comfort
All the design elements of the car contribute to the dashing looks of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class. Low seating position of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class gives a feeling of grandeur to its occupants. Adding to the captivating effect of the sport car is its long front stretch, sparkling headlamps, renovated tail lamps cluster and smooth lines. Gull wing style doors set it apart from the crowd. Laterally reinforced integral seats in the SL provide supreme comfort for its occupants during long journey. Electrically adjustable seats provide you the option of altering your seating position. The sports car offers a comfortable ride for two people.

Interiors
Interiors of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class are characterized by sporty elegance. The cabin gets a 3D-look instrument cluster in chronometer style, which adds to the flair of the dual-toned interiors. Audio controls are mounted on the multi-function steering wheel. Laterally reinforced seats of the car get top-notch upholstery, with an option of leather, nappa leather and exclusive leather to choose from.

Ride And Handling
The 7G TRONIC automatic transmission of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class facilitates smooth gear changes. Active Body Control System of the car ensures refined driving experience. The car is equipped with ten sensors, which monitor the driving situation and the automobile's handling. This also minimizes lurch movements when brakes are applied. It also reduces lateral movements while cornering.
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Safety
Advanced safety features of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadster offer significant amount of protection for its occupants. Optimal handling stability is ensured by the Active Body Control System. This technology facilitates the driver to stay in control, even when taking swift evasive action at high speeds. The vehicle is equipped with a number of active and passive features, which include electro-hydraulic brake system and Intelligent Light System (ILS).

Mercedes Benz SL-Class Price, Variants And Color
The variants of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class available in India are SL 500, SL 350 and SL 63 AMG. The roadster comes with a price tag of Rs 1.20 Crore (approx).

Mercedes Benz SL-Class Mileage
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is an ultimate example of luxury as it boasts of aesthatic interiors and gives a mileage of 5-8 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of Mercedes Benz SL-Class
Overview
Model SL-Class
Body Type Roadster
Number Of Doors 2
Seating Capacity 2
Fuel Capacity 80 Litres
Dimensions
Length 4532 mm
Width 1827 mm
Height 1298 mm
Wheelbase 2560 mm
Ground Clearance 116 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.7 m
Weight
Kerb Weight 1910 kg (SL 500) 1825 kg (SL 350) 1895 kg (SL 63 AMG) 2045 kg (SL 600)
Engine
Type V6 petrol engine (SL 350) V8 petrol engine (SL 500 & SL 63 AMG) V12 petrol engine (SL 600)
Number Of Cylinders 8 (SL 500 & SL 63 AMG) 6 (SL 350) 12 (SL 600)
Displacement 5461 cc 5513 cc (SL 600)
Transmission 7G-TRONIC, automatic (SL 500 & SL 350) 5-speed automatic transmission (SL 600) AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission (SL 63 AMG)
Max. Power 388 hp @ 6000 rpm (SL 500) 316 hp @ 6500 rpm (SL 350) 525 hp @ 6800 rpm (SL 63 AMG) 517 hp @ 5000 rpm (SL 600)
Max. Torque 530 Nm @ 2800-4800 rpm (SL 500) 360 Nm @ 4900 rpm (SL 350) 630 Nm @ 5200 rpm (SL 63 AMG) 830 Nm @ 1900-3500 rpm (SL 600)
Suspension
Front Suspension Active Body Control (ABC) (SL 500, SL 63 AMG & SL 600) Coil spring with stabilizers (SL 350)
Rear Suspension Active Body Control (ABC) (SL 500, SL 63 AMG & SL 600) Coil spring with stabilizers (SL 350)
Brake
Front Disc brakes, internally ventilated and perforated
Rear Disc brakes, internally ventilated
Steering Type Rack-and-pinion, speed-sensitive
Tyre Size 255/45 R 18 (SL500) - front and rear 255/45 R 17 (SL 350) - front and rear 255/35 R 19 front (SL 63 AMG) 285/30 R 19 rear (SL 63 AMG) 255/40 R 18 front (SL 600) 285/35 R 18 rear (SL 600)

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