2022 Mercedes-Benz SL AMG priced well into six figures


The redesigned 2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL will begin at $138,450 (with vacation spot) when it reaches U.S. dealerships this summer time, Mercedes confirmed Friday in a press launch.

That base worth represents a $46,455 enhance over the previous-generation 2020 model (the SL skipped the 2021 model yr), however the 2022 SL has been upgraded and repositioned. Now below the aegis of AMG, it will get commonplace all-wheel drive and V-8 energy.

Rather than the three.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 that powered the earlier SL 450 base model, the AMG SL 55 makes use of AMG’s ubiquitous 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8. It produces 469 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, pushing the SL 55 from 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and on to a high velocity of 183 mph, in accordance with Mercedes.

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL 55

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL 55

Mercedes additionally presents an AMG SL 63 variant with an uprated model of the twin-turbo V-8 good for 590 hp and 577 lb-ft of torque. Beginning at $179,150, it prices about $25,000 greater than the final SL 63 model, which was supplied in 2019. It knocks the 0-60 mph time down to three.5 seconds and raises the highest velocity to 196 mph. Each SL fashions use the identical 9-speed computerized transmission.

Different markets may also get the AMG SL 43, with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and mild-hybrid system, nevertheless it hasn’t been confirmed for the U.S.

The 2 U.S.-market SL fashions additionally each get Touring and Efficiency trim choices. The Touring trim consists of options like massaging entrance seats, a Burmester surround-sound system, and an 11.9-inch infotainment show. SL 63 fashions add commonplace augmented actuality navigation and energetic suspension.

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL 55

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL 55

The Efficiency trim provides a front-axle elevate system, whereas SL 55 fashions get the energetic suspension and the AMG Dynamic Plus bundle that comes commonplace on the SL 63, which provides a Race drive mode, an digital limited-slip rear differential, and yellow brake calipers.

Different choices embody AMG Aerodynamics, Exterior Carbon, Exterior Chrome, Evening, and Prolonged Evening look packages, two soft-top shade choices, and 12 paint colours. The SL is offered with 20-inch and 21-inch wheels with a number of kinds, and clients may also select from a number of hues of nappa leather-based upholstery.

Not less than another SL variant is within the works. Mercedes has confirmed a Maybach SL as a part of a shift towards high-end luxurious automobiles, however hasn’t stated when this extra luxurious SL will seem.


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