Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Overview
2017 Mercedes Benz SL-Class
The 2017 Mercedes Benz SL-Class is designed to give drivers of Chicago a smooth handler and an unprecedented level of style. This convertible can turn into a hard-top coupe with a panoramic roof view in seconds. The interior is lush with tech and comfort, and new safety systems protect you more than ever before. Available in four trim levels this year, see what this performance roadster has to offer to drivers around Chicago and Oak Park.
Across the lineup, four powerful engines are available to floor drivers with increasing performance abilities. The new 9G-TRONIC® automatic transmission offers smooth gear changes with manual access by way of paddle-shifters located on the steering wheel. Semi-active suspension and DYNAMIC SELECT® gives you premium handling.
- Standard on the Mercedes-Benz SL 450 Roadster is a 3.0L V6 biturbo engine that develops up to 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. You’ll get up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg highway with this engine, and you’ll get from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds.
- The Mercedes-Benz SL 550 Roadsters moves up to a 4.7L V8 biturbo engine that generates up to 449 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. You’ll receive up to an EPA-estimated 25 mpg/highway while getting from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds.
- Turning up the power, the Mercedes-Benz AMG® SL 63 is powered by a handcrafted AMG® 5.5L V8 biturbo engine that pumps out 577 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. Get from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 4.0 seconds while receiving up to an EPA-estimated 25 mpg/highway.
- Under the hood of the Mercedes-Benz AMG® SL 65, a handcrafted AMG® 6.0L V12 biturbo engine gives you peak performance capabilities, developing an impressive 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. Zoom from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 3.9 seconds.
Sleek and Comfortable Interior
Seating two passengers with premium comfort, this convertible was designed to give both driver and passenger an amphitheater experience with a 600-watt surround sound system featuring FrontBass® subwoofers, or upgrade to a 900-watt Bang and Olufsen® BeoSound system for sound quality that audiophiles will love. Other interior features help build an ambiance that few coupes can rival.
- MAGIC SKY CONTROL®: The convertible top folds in seconds when you’re driving at speeds up to 25 mph, sliding into the trunk with ease while still offering you plenty of cargo room. When it’s up, the hard-top has a panoramic view with a sunshade as well as electronically darkening abilities for a versatile view.
- Premium Leather: A wide array of colors is available to outfit your cabin with premium Nappa® leather or other top-notch full-grain leathers for tremendous comfort for both driver and passenger. Sun-reflecting abilities help keep the seats cool while you’re enjoying time with the top down. These seats have 16-way power adjustments with heating, too.
- Touchscreen Infotainment: Smartphone integration, hard-drive navigation, and the ability to turn your SL model into a Wi-Fi hotspot are a few of the accessible features from this easy-to-use system mounted on the center console.
Full Suite of Driver Assistance Features
With your safety in mind, the 2017 Mercedes SL Class offers a comprehensive set of driver assistance features to help intervene in possible collision scenarios and help you make better driving decisions. This wave of technology helps protect the vehicle as well as you and your loved ones.
- ATTENTION ASSIST® for driver fatigue detection
- Rearview Camera and Parking Pilot to avoid exterior damage while maneuvering into tight spots
- Distance Pilot DISTRONIC® to adjust speeds in cruise control when you approach oncoming traffic
- Steering Pilot ensures you don’t drift from your lane’s center
- Active Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keep Assist help you figure out when the best time to switch lanes is
- Intelligent Drive warns you when a vehicle or pedestrian is in your path and you’re in danger of a possible collision.
The Available Models of the 2017 Mercedes Benz SL-Class
SL 450 Roadster
- 3.0L biturbo V-6
- 369 lb-ft
SL 550 Roadster
- 4.7L V8 biturbo
- 516 lb-ft
AMG® SL 63
- AMG 5.5L V8 biturbo
- 664 lb-ft
AMG® SL 65
- AMG 6.0L V12 biturbo
- 738 lb-ft
Experience the 2017 Mercedes SL-Class Today
Visit Mercedes-Benz of Chicago at 1520 W. North Avenue in Chicago, IL to test drive the 2017 Mercedes SL-Class. Call us to schedule an appointment at (312) 628-2319, and you can contact us online if you have any questions about our inventory or services before making the trip from Oak Park or the Downtown Loop.