In the motor show Los Angeles Mercedes will renew its convertible most famous, the Mercedes SL 2016, of which we have already seen a teaser previously. The SL stands for Sport Booklet (lightweight sports), is one of the models most famous Mercedes, which dates back to 1954 and that this builds up since six generations in its history. The mark of the star present in the united States restyling of this model which was launched in 2012 with a front aspect is somewhat controversial to many.
The brand has not revealed all the details of the new Mercedes SL 2016, but has posted a gallery of images in which we can appreciate all the changes made with this restyling on the alternatives more appealing, the Mercedes SL 63 AMG and SL 65 AMG. The most important changes focus on the front, with new headlights that are similar to those of the Mercedes AMG-GT and other models of the brand. The bumpers also are of new design, as well as the rear headlights and the bumper later with a new diffuser and exhaust chrome.
In the interior, Mercedes has also made important changes, such as the integration of a screen of a larger size for multimedia computer, a new watch, a new controller for the driving modes and some details in carbon fiber.
Mercedes has not ruled regarding the mechanics of the new Mercedes SL 2016, but has promised more powerful engines as well as the new automatic gearbox nine-speed 9G-Tronic and the Active Body Control that contains the rocking of the car body in curves. We should know all the details on the 17th of November, when we unveil the revamped SL in the Hall of Los Angeles.
The range of the Mercedes SL prior to the restyling is formed by the SL 400 (V6 3.0 333 BHP), SL 500 (V8 4.7 455 HP), SL 63 AMG (V8 5.5 biturbo 585 HP) and the almighty SL 65 AMG with the V12 biturbo of 6.0-liter 630 horsepower to the rear wheels. All of them use the gearbox seven relations that will be replaced.
Source – Mercedes
Class Mercedes SL (R231)
From 112.200 euro