...The SL600 ups the ante with exclusive wheels and interior trim, along with a few additional standard features. Powertrains and Performance: The SL500 sports a 5.0-liter V8 that pumps out 302 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque. No manual gearbox is available, but the standard seven-speed automatic allows manual-style gear changes. The SL500 can sprint from zero to 60 mph in around 6 seconds and hit an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. The 493 horses and 590 lb-ft of torque produced by the SL600's twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V12 will slingshot that Benz to 60 mph in just 4.5...
...Its five-speed-automatic transmission incorporates Touch Shift operation for manually selected gear changes. Though engine horsepower is identical in both the SL600 and SL55 AMG, the automaker says the SL600 differs in character; its power delivery is more refined and exhibits greater torque output. The same brakes are used in the SL600 and SL55 AMG. Five-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels are installed. A chrome grille and subtle "V12" badges identify the SL600. Nappa leather on the active ventilated seats comes in a choice of colors. An integrated digital phone is standard. Keyless Go, a heated...
Mercedes-Benz is giving its flagship roadster a power boost for the 2015 model year. The SL63 AMG's twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V-8 gets a hefty 48-horsepower increase... read more April 9, 2014 by Antony Ingram
The entry-level SL-Class in the U.S. is the V-8-powered SL550, but overseas Mercedes-Benz offers a six-cylinder model, the SL350, which is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 and even... read more April 7, 2014 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall on certain versions of its SL-Class because of a faulty sensor that determines whether the passenger side airbag deploys. The recall affects... read more December 12, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
David Coulthard is a man who knows how to handle himself behind the wheel of a car. He's capable of remaining calm at very high speeds. But what if the speeds are slower and... read more August 2, 2013 by Jeff Glucker
Italian design students recently got a chance to ply their burgeoning skills on a real-world concept. The design house StudioTorino teamed up with Mercedes-Benz to build a... read more June 24, 2013 by Jeff Glucker