2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a two-seat convertible with retractable hardtop that offers a high dose of luxury, as well as great performance and comfort. The SL is now at its sixth generation and it is more powerful and more agile than ever. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is all new for 2013 and competes on the market with Porsche 911, Jaguar XK, Bentley Continental, BMW Z4 and Audi R8 Spyder.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (S for Sport and L for Lightweight) is an elegant sports car that is available in SL550, SL63 AMG and SL65 AMG trims. The 2013 SL550 comes standard with 18-inch wheels, LED running lights, a driver-selectable adaptive suspension, active bi-xenon headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, sun-reflective leather upholstery, automatic high-beams, 12-way power seats, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with shift paddles, auto-dimming mirrors, a power trunk lid, Bluetooth connectivity, a navigation system and a 10-speaker Harman Kardon sound system with a six-CD/DVD changer and an iPod/USB interface. The available options for SL550 include 19-inch wheels, upgraded brakes, a sport steering wheel, keyless entry, keyless ignition, ventilated seats and a glass roof panel with adjustable transparency.
The high-performance 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG features a more powerful engine, 19-inch wheels specially designed and various AMG-tuned components (suspension, brakes, exhaust, new radiator grille, side sill panels, rear AMG spoiler). The 2013 SL65 AMG is almost similar to SL63AMG but has a more powerful engine and some exterior and interior updates.
The all-new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL550 comes with a new 4.6-liter V8 engine that produces 429 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. The SL 63 AMG is powered by a new bi-turbo 5.5-liter V8 engine that produces 530 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque, while the SL65 AMG comes with an impressive 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. All the 2013 SL models come with a 7-speed automatic transmission and with rear-wheel drive system.
Safety features of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class include antilock brakes with automatic brake drying, stability control, traction control, side airbags, knee airbags for both driver and passenger, front and rear parking sensors and automated pre-collision system.
You can see 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class images in our 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL photo gallery.