Ten months after Mercedes revealed the brand new AMG SL Class and 7 months after we drove it, the Germans have shared how a lot it would value patrons to benefit from the return of the physician’s favourite tanning sales space. Our market skips the worldwide entry-level AMG SL 43 and it is 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder hybrid. The native menu begins with the AMG SL 55 that begins at $137,400. Including the $1,050 vacation spot cost takes issues to $138,450 earlier than choices for the usual Touring Trim. On this one, the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 places out 469 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque to each axles, and the characteristic set consists of lively LED headlights, a surround-view digicam, and a Burmester audio system.
Above that comes the AMG SL 63, beginning at $179,150 after vacation spot for the Touring trim. The identical V8 sits up entrance, placing out 577 hp and 590 lb-ft right here. In comparison with the SL 55’s 3.8 dash to 60 miles per hour and 183-mph prime pace, the SL 63 wants simply 3.5 for the sprint and runs out of go at 196 mph. Past the goodies that include the SL 55, the SL 63 comes customary with augmented video for the navigation, the AMG Monitor Tempo app, the AMG Dynamic Plus Bundle with an digital limited-slip differential and yellow brake calipers, and swaps the SL 55’s metal suspension for the adaptive AMG Lively Experience Management with trip stabilization.
It is necessary to step as much as the Efficiency Trim to get extra content material, the bundle particulars depending on the mannequin; two of its three options — Lively Experience Management and Dynamic Plus — are customary on the SL 63. The one boon we see in the meanwhile is the entrance axle elevate system, which actually makes this a Efficiency Trim for the SL 55 alone, and extra of a comfort bundle for the SL 63. Mercedes hasn’t introduced pricing for the Efficiency Trim but.
The SL pause and reset took the roadster a methods upmarket on the MSRP scale in comparison with the earlier fashions and the AMG GT Roadster, touchdown the brand new one in between the competitors earlier than like-for-like choices are thought of. The previous non-AMG SL 550 value $115,800 for its 449 hp and 516 lb-ft, about $23,000 beneath the revamped SL 55. The 2022 BMW M850i xDrive Competitors places out 523 horsepower however takes the identical time to 60 mph because the SL 55, and begins at $113,095. The 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet makes 443 horsepower, will get to 60 in 3.6 seconds, and begins at $144,550.
The 2019 SL 63 began at $155,500 for its 5.5-liter V8 making 577 hp and 664 lb-ft., roughly $24,000 deficit to the brand new SL 63. The 2022 M8 Convertible makes 617 horsepower, takes 3.1 seconds to get to 60, and begins at $144,695. The 2022 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet makes use of its 572 hp to get to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and begins at $197,150.