mercedes-Benz chest Pricing For the all-new AMG 2023 SL. One of the last GT convertibles on the market is now one of the most expensive. And while the SL has never been cheap, this new price tag puts it on a whole other level.
The SL is now named with AMG by the name. There are two decorations to choose from, And both get the AMG brand. The base car is called the AMG SL 55 and will start at $137,400 (the $1,050 destination fee is not included in the price here)); Top of the line AMG SL 63 is $40,700 more, Starting at $178,100.
To prove once again that the alphanumeric car designation means nothing anymore, both SL models do too Powered by the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that was tuned by AMG. In the SL 55, it produces 469 horsepower; The SL 63 makes 577 hp. Both models get a nine-speed automatic transmission, And for the first time ever in an SL, all-wheel drive is standard. Mercedes estimates the 55 will hit 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and have a top speed of 183 mph. The 63 does a little better, doing the same sprint in 3.5 seconds and topping out at nearly 200 mph (specifically, 196 mph).
No matter which engine you choose, both SLs get two trim levels: touring and performance. Touring of course brings you all the convenience and makes the SL in GT as it has always been known. You get features like illuminated door sills, an 11.9-inch center display, a heated steering wheel, a Burmester surround sound system, and multi-line active massage seats. The SL 63 Touring gets some features specific to the 63 like active driving control, a built-in track app with a mobile app, and navigation with enhanced video.
Choosing a performance design gives you things a little more sporty. You get everything the Touring model comes with plus a front axle lift, Active Ride Control suspension tuned by AMG standard on the SL63 Performance, and the AMG Dynamic Plus Package. As standard on the SL 63, you get yellow brake calipers, RACE Drive software. Mercedes has also dumped an electronic limited-slip differential.
The biggest news for SL is the pricing. Starting at around $140,000, it puts the SL in a strange gray area between cars that perform better and cost the same, or do the same luxury GT performance for cheaper. Not to mention, it now costs more than the outgoing AMG GT ($118,000). A Porsche 911 will probably cost the samem better at this price point where you can either pick up a file 4S Convertible that will rival the SL 55 or a Convertible Turbo which competes with the SL 63. My Sweet Lexus LC 500 It comes in a convertible that starts at $35,000 less than the SL 55, providing extra horsepower from a naturally aspirated V8. And the You can get it in a hybrid.
2023 Mercedes SL is up for sale at dealerships now.