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New Mercedes AMG SL 55 Launched In India At Rs 2.35 Crore

Mercedes Benz has launched the new AMG SL 55 in India, with prices starting from Rs 2.35 crore (ex-showroom). It has been brought to our shores through the CBU route.

Here’s all you need to know about this 4-seater roadster: –

  • The new Mercedes-AMG SL 55 is powered by a 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine that churns out a whopping power of 476PS and a peak torque of 700Nm.
  • It comes mated to a 9-speed torque converter automatic transmission that powers all four wheels via the brand’s 4Matic+ AWD system
  • Mercedes claims that the SL 55 can complete the 0-100 kmph sprint in just 3.9 seconds.
  • Its top speed is rated at 295 kmph.
  • This German roadster also gets rear axle steering as standard fitment that improves manoeuvrability and enhances cornering, high-speed stability & control over the car.

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Mercedes-AMG SL 55 top speed
  • Dimensionally, the Mercedes-AMG SL 55 boasts a length of 4,705mm, a width of 1,915mm, and a height of 1,359mm, marking an increase of 88mm, 38mm and 44mm, respectively, from its older version. Furthermore, its wheelbase has been extended by 117mm, now measuring 2,700mm.
  • The new SL also features a new electrically operatable fabric roof, which is 21kg lighter than its previous metal roof. It takes around 16 seconds to open/close and can be deployed at speeds of up to 60 kmph.
  • Mercedes offers the AMG SL 55 in eight body shades: Selenite grey, Hyper blue, Obsidian black, Alpine grey, Spectral blue magno, Monza grey magno, Opalite white bright, and Patagonia Red bright.
  • Inside, it gets five interior upholstery options to choose from – Sienna brown Nappa leather, Black Nappa leather, Black Nappa leather and microfibre with red stitching, Truffle brown Nappa leather and Black Nappa leather and microfibre with yellow stitching. 

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Mercedes-AMG SL 55 interior images
  • When it comes to features, this speedster gets: –
    • Mercedes’ MBUX powered 11.9-inch vertically oriented touchscreen (adjustable at angles between 12deg and 32deg)
    • A 12.3-inch digital driver display
    • AMG twin-spoke steering wheel
    • Optional heads-up display
    • Burmester sound system
    • Powered front seats
    • AMG Ride Control System
    • Multiple driving modes – slippery, comfort, sport, sport+, and individual.
    • Rear-axle steering
    • Automatically deployable rear spoiler
  • In the Indian market, the Mercedes-AMG SL 55 faces competition from the Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet and Lexus LC 500h.