2022 Mercedes-AMG SL, with a 577hp V8 engine, revealed
Mercedes has showcased the updated version of its AMG SL convertible that will replace the GT Roadster. It comes in SL 55 and SL 63 variants, and gets high-end features such as pop-out door handles, an all-wheel-drive system, a tech-forward cabin, and a fabric roof that can be folded in 15 seconds. The vehicle runs on a twin-turbo V8 motor. Here's our roundup.
The 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL features a striking look with a Panamericana grille, a long hood, angular headlights, quad exhausts, a heated rear window, sleek taillights, and a tailgate-integrated rear spoiler. On the sides, it has pop-out electronic door handles, black ORVMs, and designer wheels. The convertible fabric roof can be folded or raised in 15 seconds at speeds of up to 50km/h.
The 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 motor that makes 469hp/700Nm in the SL 55 model and 577hp/800Nm in the SL 63 variant. The mill comes linked to a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The car gets an all-wheel-drive system with variable torque distribution and an electromechanical clutch that links the rear axle with the front wheels.
Mercedes-AMG SL offers a posh 4-seater cabin with leather seats, an AMG Performance steering wheel, and AIRSCARF neck-level heating system with vents integrated into the front headrests. It also houses a head-up display with augmented reality technology, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and an MBUX 11.9-inch touchscreen infotainment panel which can be inclined from 12- to 32-degree.
The official pricing and availability information of the 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL is yet to be revealed. However, it is expected to be launched sometime next year.