The advancement of an icon.
For generations, few cars have inspired desire like the SL. For 2017, it´s even more inspiring. Flowing new LED headlamps sweep back from a reshaped grille. Sculpted lower body styling wraps around 19-inch or 20-inch wheels. And with its retractable hardtop, it’s perfectly proportioned as a sleek coupe and as a classic open roadster.
The romance of the open road.
The classic two-seat cockpit embraces its passengers like the SL hugs the road. Technologically forward yet rooted in tradition, its open-air passion is met with unmatched civility, from its season-extending AIRSCARF system to innovative sun-reflecting leather that’s still carefully fitted to each seat by hand.
No two ways about it: A biturbo for every SL
Much as the SL body generates more strength from lighter mass, its biturbo engines rouse more power and torque from less fuel. Both the 362-hp V6 in the new SL450 and the 449-hp SL550 V8 employ ultra-precise tech like piezoelectric Direct Injection and multispark ignition. Both self-tune with millisecond speed to quicken your 0-60 rush.