Mercedes-Benz SL Class

The Mercedes-Benz SL Class is one of the most stylish and dynamic roadsters available on today’s market.

We take a further in depth look at what are our favourite features on the car.

Performance

We start off with how great the performance is amongst the SL Class as it is an attribute that is one of the highest offered within the car’s category.

It must be said that the SL55 AMG is perhaps the best option. It can produce a staggering 500BHP with its V8 5.4 litre.

The Mercedes-Benz SL600 can reach 0-62 MPH in just 4.6 seconds and has a limited top speed 155 MPH.

All engines in general are speedy and powerful, offering a great amount of power. AMG versions are at the top of the scale and are hand crafted to perfection.

Interior and equipment

All controls are perfectly laid out for the driver to easily reach and use. It also contains a sheer amount of equipment and gadgets. There’s even an Airscarf option that blows warm air around your neck. That’s quite a unique and useful feature especially during the winter months.

The interior has a wonderful design and is made from materials of the best quality, as you would expect from Mercedes-Benz. You can easily tell that you are sitting in a Mercedes-Benz, with the car feeling like an expensive one.

The drive

The Mercedes-Benz SL Class models all drive like a dream, as you would expect in such an expensive car.

The Active Body Control suspension allows the car to stay stable during normally awkward situations.

With the V6 and the V8, the two drive modes on the Mercedes-Benz SL Class, “Sport” and “Comfort” offer an advantageous drive in different manners. When setting the car on “Comfort”, the drive is wonderfully quiet and smooth, perfect for cruising. On “Sport” mode, the most is made out of the car’s agility and speed. Drivers can take corners with great balance and feel engaged into the drive of the car.

Overall across all models, the steering is very responsive, weighted appropriately and controlled easily.

Conclusion

The Mercedes-Benz SL Class has plenty more positives which we could have discussed. Many experts would agree that the car is one of the best it’s class.

 

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