2014 MercedesBenz SLClass Performance | U S News Best Cars

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agree that the 2014 SL-Class has a comfortable, refined They write that the SL550 has impressive acceleration and the SL63 and SL65 AMG are fiercely What separates the SL-Class other luxury sports according to critics, is that it remains composed through and is generally fun to drive, it isn’t as as rivals like the Porsche as they note that it is of a grand touring roadster track star.

Yet when you off, the SL550 obediently into the ultimate boulevard Its automatic transmission shifts imperceptibly, while its suspension up bumps like an S-Class. Edmunds Although more of a grand-tourer than an all-out car, the SL63 AMG still impressive power in addition to deft backroad moves. Left Lane News is, the new SL isn’t involving. — Trend (2013) What is it to drive? Like a well-balanced, rocket ship. — (2013) The classification of a car as sport touring is more about than specifications, or even acceleration and roadholding. If you look at the the SL550 seems as sporty as any but I classify it as a comfortable touring — Cars.com (2013)

Acceleration and Power

The 2014 SL550 is powered by a twin-turbocharged V8 that produces 429 horsepower. A automatic transmission is standard. economy is an EPA-estimated 18/25 mpg which is on par for the class.

The high-performance AMG has a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 that 530 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, as as a seven-speed AMG Speedshift MCT transmission. An AMG performance package raises to 557 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. estimates that the SL63 AMG to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. the performance pack, the SL63 AMG to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph. The AMG has a twin-turbo 6.0-liter V12 that 621 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. The V12 is paired with a seven-speed transmission. According to Mercedes-Benz, the AMG accelerates to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 186

Test drivers agree the SL550 has tremendous power for acceleration off the line and effortless passing maneuvers. The AMG variants are more impressive in their and power, reviewers add. say that the SL550’s transmission smoothly, noting that the way to tell that the car has shifted is by the change of the engine note.

Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Base

Also not surprising should be the SL-Class’s monstrous power, to the rear wheels via a slick automatic transmission. Ranging 429 horsepower to 621, rest that merging isn’t a — Kelley Blue Acceleration is rapid yet smooth. The zips from 0 to 60 miles per in 4.5 seconds, while the engine its energy in an exceptionally linear and hits a top speed of 130 mph. The AMG offers even fiercer clocking a 0-to-60-mph time of 4.2 Opt for the mammoth-engined SL65 and you’ll be to hit 60 mph in only 3.9 seconds. — With the seven-speed automatic, changes are extremely smooth, and the tell you what you can’t feel since there are no changes of thrust as the car accelerates smoothly, to 60 mph in only 4.5 seconds. Automobile Magazine (2013) The pulls ferociously enough to me wonder why anyone would the next SL AMG. — Trend (2013)

Handling and Braking

The SL-Class is drive. The SL63 and SL65 AMG are available with a number of features, including high-performance and an AMG limited slip differential. write that the SL-Class as nimble as rivals like the Boxster, but they say the SL nonetheless has handling and minimal body in turns. Some add that the AMG has a stiffer suspension and nimbler While it isn’t the sportiest car test drivers say that the SL has a ride and strong brakes.

the 2014 Mercedes SL’s Direct-Steer system filters out road feedback than you won’t experience the razor-sharp of, say, a Porsche Boxster. again, Mercedes’ hardtop doesn’t aspire to be a Porsche and even with the SL’s on comfort, you’ll still an engaging driving experience a twisty road calls. Kelley Blue Book power is prodigious, braking seem bottomless, and this roadster’s composure around is much better than — particularly when the unflappable Active Body suspension is specified. — Thanks to the stiffer chassis and tuning done to the SL63 that model tackles with more authority, grip and more intuitive — AutoTrader The ride is comfortable, worthy of a limousine yet flat and free of any hint of or sogginess. — Automobile (2013) At least in 550

form, SL lacks the razor-sharp of a 911, but that’s not really its mission. Even without the Active Body Control the SL is neutral in fast changes of Steering feel is fine for driving, but road feel is a bit when you push it. — Guide (2013)

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Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Base
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Base
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Base
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG Base

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