New Enhanced Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
New Mercedes-Benz SL available from June 2013
The new Mercedes SL Class has undergone significant changes, it is now even more luxurious and the SL350 and the SL500 are now available as AMG Sport models. The AMG Sports Package includes 19” AMG five-spoke alloy wheels; sports suspension lowered by 10mm, with revised damper settings; AMG bodystyling for side skirts and front and rear aprons; a body-coloured boot lip; upgraded braking system (SL 350 only) with perforated rear brake disks; and grey brake calipers with ‘Mercedes-Benz’ lettering.
The interior boasts sports seats with perforated leather, verticle fluting and designo Platinum White Pearl piping on door armrests, centre console, seat side bolsters and head restraints; sports steering wheel with silver gear shift paddles and perforated leather in grip areas; chequered flag-design instrument cluster; AMG floor mats; and black fabric roof lining. The Mercedes SL 63 AMG, also benefits of an electric panoramic glass sunroof and Parktronic with Active Park Assist as additions to the standard equipment specifications, with a value of £1,500. There is also more updates when it comes to paint and interior choice, five metallic paints are offered including a new Polar White as standard and one non-metallic paint is now included.
Black leather in the interior is now standard in the range or if you prefer Bengal Red or Porcelain nappa leather then there is a cost option of approximately £710. Standard trim is now in Light Brushed Aluminium, with Black Ash Wood available as a £345 option.
Mercedes-Benz SL available from June
To take advantage of all the new updates and specifications then ordering from June is the way forward, the Mercedes SL 350 AMG Sport is priced from £69,960, the SL500 AMG Sport is priced from £79,970 and the SL63 SMG from £110,785.
If an SUV is on your list the new Mercedes GL63 AMG is due to be launched, this boasts luxury and refinement together with an extensive range of standard equipment. The GL63 is powered by the AMG 5.5 litre V8 biturbo engine capable of 0-62mph in 4.9 seconds and reaching a top speed of 155mph. The interior boasts quality attention to detail, all seven seats in the high-performance SUV are covered in high-quality leather, as is the centre armrest.
Electrically adjustable AMG sports seats feature double topstitching in a contrasting colour and AMG badges on the front seat backrests and outer rear seat backrests. The dashboard, armrests and door panelling come in ARTICO man-made leather with double topstitching. This is surely worth waiting for.