The SL is making a comeback to the Mercedes catalog. Developed by AMG, it makes performance and driving pleasure its priorities.
After several months of absence, the Mercedes SL is back in 2022. On the program: a style that is both athletic and elegant which seems to be inspired by the AMG GT, retired since the end of 2021. All in curves and muscles, it even evokes the 1er SL, launched in the mid-1950s. (21 kg lighter than the previous hardtop), which contributes to its charm.
This compact canvas folds up via the digital interface which is controlled via a large touch screen. It reveals a cabin sporty and luxurious. an interior which takes over the 2+2 architecture, abandoned A few years ago.
A breathtaking 63 AMG version
Under this elegant dress hides a new, lighter chassis, a canvas hood and a range of electronic aids which help to reduce the considerable weight of the convertible (1,970 kg in running order) in dynamic driving.
On the engine side, only the 63 AMG version will be offered in France (at first). It features a twin-turbo V8 developing 585 horsepower and 800 Nm of torque. The 0 to 100 is completed in just 3.6 seconds!
On the occasion of the launch of this new Mercedes SL, we were able to take the wheel of the 63 AMG 4MATIC+ version. Here is our video test made under the California sun:
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