The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is the seat of the two, convertible retractable-hardtop powered SL550, SL63 AMG and SL65 AMG trims. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL550) out with 18-inch wheels, driver-selectable adaptive suspension, LED running lights, automatic high beams, active bi-Xenon headlamps, panoramic roof glass panels, keyless ignition / entry, the self-parking, dual- zone automatic control weather, 12 efficient “multi-contour” seats, sun-reflective leather upholstery, a power tilt-wheel and its telescoping, auto -dimming compromise see rearview and driver-side mirrors, camera rearview, a power trunk lid with a foot sensor-activated, a deflector strength and spirit AirScarf neck-level heating system.
Among the principal standard technology Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the COMAND electronics interface, navigation system, the voice controls and a 14-speaker surround-sound audio system Harman Kardon with Change six-CD, satellite radio, HD radio, digital music storage and iPod / USB media interface. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL550) options include Sport Wheel package (19-inch wheels, high-performance tires, brakes better sport steering wheel), the Active Body Control active suspension system and Napa leather upholstery with additional door and console scope.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL63) AMG features powerful engine, a transmission sport-oriented, a sport exhaust, 19-inch wheels, Active Body Control with aggressive tuning, upgraded brakes, various sporty styling flourishes, AMG Napa leather upholstery and carbon fiber trim in the interior (replaceable wood for free ). The SL63 AMG Performance package adds even more power and torque, a higher top speed, a limited-slip difference, a carbon fiber engine cover, red-painted brake calipers, special steering wheel and the option of a still more aggressive suspension setup.
Optional on both the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL550) and 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL63) AMG is a 14-speaker system more powerful Bang & olufsen sound audio, soft-closing doors, adjustable glass roof transparency (aka “Magic Sky Control”), the Night View infrared camera system and Driver Help package adds adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation system with automatic braking, blind-spot assist and lane-keeping assist.
The range-topping 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL65) AMG comes to a twin-turbo V12 engine, -19 inch front and 20 inch rear wheels (optional on SL63 AMG), most improve the standard SL63 AMG and all the options that are shared by SL550 and SL63 AMG. Optional both models AMG carbon-ceramic brakes, AMG Performance Media (a set of performance measures and measurements showed the COMAND screen) and Exterior Carbon Fiber package that tacks on various carbon fiber styling. Stand-alone options in all 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class include a wood and leather steering wheel and SplitView display screen (late availability) with separate driver and passenger image creation.
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Interior
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class interior has long, the standard-bearer for luxury Roadster, and this is the copy of the latest does not disappoint. Materials quality is, and nombolombe a compromise to be found, and attention to detail remarkable. That this level of craftsmanship coexists technology Mercedes-Benz recent, including SplitView template option with dual driver / passenger displays are built from the same screen, is impressive. The SL previous-generation fell a bit about the construction of the cabin, but the layout of the latest generation mean Mercedes’ all-around effort yet.
Interior space is one of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class. It’s hard to imagine two more car seat-track travel, and headroom and generous. The standard glass roof panel and contributes to an unmatched sense of cover-up Access, and gets even with the optional Magic Sky Control. This version of the glass ceiling to change its tint at the button and so is capable of blocking the light at setting its dark that thermal power into the cabin trails that of a household light bulb, according to Mercedes. Even fully transparent mode, both UV and the infrared rays are effectively blocked. Whether panel glass you choose, lowering the top takes seconds under the age of 20.
With the top up, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class can swallow 10.2 cubic feet of luggage, which amount for a convertible. 7.2 cubic feet of space top-down wrong, or, and there are wonderful and the room (and a generous storage bin) behind the seats.
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Engine
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL550) is motivated by a 4.6-liter turbocharged V8 engine that pumps out 429 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The seven-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive are standard. Because of the standard automatic engine stop-start system, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL550) is EPA-rated at a decent 20 mpg combined (18 mpg city / 25 mpg highway). In the test, the SL550 pounding from zero to 60 mph just 4.4 seconds.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL63) AMG steps up to the 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 that produces 530 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. Transfer is a special seven-speed automatic with regular shifts very quickly auto transmission. The EPA rates the SL63 at 19 mpg combined (16 mpg city / 25 mpg highway), and Mercedes conservatively Imiklamolucwaningo a sprint in 4.2-second 60 mph. Add AMG Performance package bumps output to 557 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque, enabling sub-4-second runs to 60 mph by measuring the Mercedes’.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL65) AMG comes with Mercedes’ 6.0-liter turbo V12. Output is rated at 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque, the load is managed by an automatic seven-speed conventional AMG “Speedshift” programs. In the test, the SL65 AMG mounted in a 60 mph just 3.9 seconds. Fuel economy checks in at 17 mpg combined (14 mpg city / 21 mpg highway).
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Safety
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class rolled with the stubborn and thorax-protecting side airbags, stability and traction control, knee airbags, and antilock brakes with automatic brake drying. Normal and automatically deploying roll hoops, PreSafe and Attention Assist. Mercedes addition provides the camera rearview and mbrace2 safety Telematics, the final offers automatic collision notification, SOS button, alarm notification, the remote door lock / unlock and stolen vehicle location.
The main option 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class safety is the Driver Assistance package, which adds the adaptive cruise control with pre-collision braking and active dynamic duo lane-keeping assist and active blind-spot help, both of which use a single brake to help steer you away from harm. In brake testing, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (SL550) stood at 60 mph in 114 feet, which is a little long time to work an expensive car summer tires. The SL65 was better at 108.