2016 MERCEDES-BENZ SL-CLASS SPECIFICATIONS

Specifications

Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 124,600
    Fuel Type
    premium unleaded
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 4.7L V 8 DOHC and Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, 7G-Tronic Plus 7 Speed Automatic w/Manual Mode
  • Trim
    SL550 Convertible
    Standard L/100km
    13.8 City / 9.5 Hwy
  • Horsepower
    449@5250
    Drivetrain
    2WD
  • Body Style
    Convertible
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)
    2/2
Safety

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    N/R
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    N/R
    NHTSA Side Impact
  • IIHS Side Impact
    N/R
    IIHS Rood Strength
    N/A
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating
    N/R
Rebates

Rebates

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2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class News and Reviews

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Mercedes-Benz Teases Refreshed SL Ahead of L.A.

To build excitement for the upcoming 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show next week, Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser image of the refreshed SL roadster. The updated model will make its global debut at the show, sporting a refreshed front fascia.The grille keeps the chrome bar with the three-pointed star in the center, but receives the diamond grille pattern seen on…
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15 Cars That Sound Awesome

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