After watching the other day the first pictures of the restyling of the Mercedes SL 2016, today the brand from Stuttgart has published all the information related to its revamped roadster in the framework of the Automobile Salon in Los Angeles. The Mercedes SL 2016 endorses the language of more recent design from the brand with the adoption of a front that looks like the AMG-GT, a few riders and bumper-rear renovated and slight changes in the interior.
The range mechanics of the Mercedes SL 2016 is still composed by the same versions, but the two most “simple” receiving better. The SL 400 with engine 3.0 V6 now delivers 367 HP and 500 Nm, 35 HP and 20 Nm more than before, while the 4.7 V8 in the SL 500 up to 455 horsepower compared to the 435 model prior to the restyling. The AMG remain unchanged, with 585 HP for the V8 biturbo engine of the SL 63 AMG and 630 HP for the V12 biturbo engine of the SL 65 AMG.
Another improvement to the SL 400 and 500 is the automatic gearbox nine-speed 9G-Tronic, in replacement of the above seven relations. Gearbox AMG Speedshift MCT of the SL 63 AMG and AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic V12’s have also received a number of improvements to make the transitions between gears faster.
The improvements introduced with the restyling also allow you to operate the electric roof to capotar and descapotar the vehicle up to 40 km/h. In the trunk also features a separator for the load, which delimits the space available in function of the position of the roof, and now automatically adjusts depending on whether it is placed or withdrawn. When the roof is stored in the boot it is possible to operate a button that tilts at about 25 ° for easier loading. It also incorporates the function of opening the hands-free tailgate opening, passing the foot under the bumper, when it detects the presence of the key.
Mercedes has also improved the ambient lighting LED interior with new colors, have built-in two USB sockets, and has improved the system of the windshield wipers, now pour the water directly from the brush, optimizing the water and improving visibility. With this new function does not fall drops in the passenger compartment if the roof is open.
The multimedia system is also upgraded and features standard functions such as emergency call or technical support with service telediagnosis. Optionally, you may install the remote services, and from our smartphone allows us to program the browser, locate the vehicle, to know its state, or trigger the central locking. Also offers multimedia systems Android Auto and Apple Car Play.
The Mercedes SL 2016 also incorporates technology ABC or Active Body Control. This is achieved by limiting the rocking of the car body in curves by means of hydraulic actuators. This system also allows you to modify the height of the suspension, rebajándola from the source position in (13 mm) or lifting it in 50mm. The Mercedes SL feature with the remote control Dynamic Select allows you to choose between different driving modes, from a custom mode to the most comfortable or the most sporty.
The Mercedes SL 2016 account also with a whole battery of driving aids (some optional) such as braking, automatic emergency, adaptive cruise control, it helps the involuntary change of lane, detector dead corners, cross-traffic alert system or parking assistance. Also features a system of LED lighting introduced in the restyling, which improves the visibility in low light conditions and with lighting adaptive and auto-switching of short-long.
Source – Mercedes
Class Mercedes SL (R231)
From 112.200 euro