“…a rock-solid performance machine that is a joy to live with, day in and day out, top up or top down.”Michael Taylor, Co-founder, TrackWorthy Group Ltd.
If 664 lb-ft of torque isn’t enough, one can always opt for the 12 cylinder 6.0 litre biturbo in the SL 65, which wields 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. Interestingly, all of that extra horsepower and torque in the SL 65 only reduces 0-100 km/h acceleration runs by one-tenth of a second to 4.0 seconds verses the SL 63’s 4.1 seconds. One more fact to grapple with is that you can buy an SL 450 and an SL 550 for less than the cost of one V12 SL 65. Yes, the SL 65 carries quite a premium; but V12 engines are special, very rare, and will soon be relics of the past.
Retractable Hardtop Roof
The SL has the interior environment equal to that of a coupe, but with the added benefit of its ability to open up to the sky on perfect top down days. And to extend the convertible season into the fall or early winter months, you can drop the top, raise the windows and rear wind screen, turn up the heat and activate the Airscarf, which gently blows warm air onto the back of your neck. The SL 63 is a car for almost all seasons.
The classic and elegant Mercedes-Benz SL always stood at the pinnacle of the Mercedes-Benz drop top food chain. Mercedes currently offers half-a-dozen wind-in-your-hair models, including three four-seater cabriolets and three 2-seater roadsters: