MercedesBenz Shares Photos Technical Details on Next SLClass

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Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Base

Mercedes-Benz Shares Photos, Details on Next SL-Class

Nov 22,

We’ve spied it testing times, and now Mercedes-Benz has been enough to release some photos of the next-generation SL-Class. The key from what Mercedes today is that the new roadster, R231 and due in 2013, will be 308 pounds lighter than the SL.

The big weight reduction was possible due to use of aluminum. Mercedes says the new alone (of which 89 percent of from aluminum) weighs 539 which is about 242 pounds than that of the current The result is that the new car is 20 percent and up to 308 pounds lighter than its which is said to improve the driving dynamics and efficiency. effect is rather as if a heavyweight-class had got out of the car and taken his heavy flight too,” claims Mercedes.

Visually, the car looks remarkably to the current SL. Even though photos are still somewhat by camouflage cladding, it’s that key changes include a new grille, restyled head- and and LED illumination for the running and taillights. The long-nose design remains, as the power-folding hardtop. Based on official pictures, Mercedes has extensively testing the new SL in Dubai.

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New standard gadgets include Vision Control, which is a name for a new type of windshield Rather than douse the in a blast of water, the system tiny ducts laser-cut the wipers to dispense water. The can still be cleared effectively, but causing water to puddle the entire glass. There are automatic modes for the system for summer, winter, and top-down In summer, Magic Vision uses a small amount of to help remove dust and In winter, de-icing fluid is on the windshield. And when the convertible top is Magic Vision Control metes out water on downward of the wiper, so as not to spray water the car’s interior. The windshield also

are heated so they remain at temperatures as low as -4ºF.

Additionally, the so-called FrontBass is meant to improve audio when driving with the open. It uses specially spaces in the driver and passenger to house speakers, allowing of the firewall to act as resonant amplifiers. says this makes for clearer sound even the roof lowered. It also there are no speakers in the doors, makes the doors lighter and for larger cubbyholes. The base system can be upgraded to higher-quality Kardon or Bang Olufsen

The base powertrain in Europe, SL350, will be a V-6 probably 3.5 liters. The base engine will be the SL550, which has a 4.7-liter V-8. There will be two AMG versions: the SL63 AMG a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V-8 good for 565 hp, while the SL65 AMG will a 6.0-liter V-12 engine 630 hp. Mercedes will likely more powertrain information in 2012.

Mercedes-Benz still hasn’t when the new version of the SL roadster debut, but we expect to see it at a major auto show in 2012.

Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Base
Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Base
Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Base

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