SL-Class Roadster

2016 SL-Class Roadster

The legend lives – fast, powerful and unmistakeable


Experience automotive fascination: since the legendary SL 300 was launched in 1954, the SL has been acknowledged as one of the most imposing cars in the world. At Mercedes-Benz those two letters stand for elegance, sporty driving and innovative technology. The current generation of the SL also follows in this tradition.

The roadster combines sporting exhilaration and the greatest possible comfort with the excitement of open-top driving under the open skies par excellence. The SL Roadster is also in a league of its own with regard to its technology

Well protected and with a clear view of the sky. The panoramic vario-roof is the crowning glory of the SL Roadster. It is made up of a large glass element and a roller sunblind and makes the interior bright and appealing.


When you’re leading the way, it’s nice to know you look good from behind.

How do you continue what is already a staggering success story? Simple. By making things even better. Introducing the new – generation SL. With more powerful, more economical engines. With state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz technology. With new design elements such as side gills painted in either silver (SL 600) or the body colour (all other models). And with an even sportier front section and rear end. Plus a choice of exclusive paint finishes and, to round it all off, a selection of new, attractive wheels. One thing is apparent right away: the new generation first celebrates and then builds upon the great achievements of the past.



SL-Class New Generation SL

2016 SL-Class New Generation SL

Elegance meets sportiness.

The Mercedes-Benz SL is the top performer in the widest variety of disciplines: an elegant roadster for relaxed, comfortable cruising or a dynamic coupé for sporty cornering. More powerful engines, the automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC, DYNAMIC SELECT with five transmission modes and Active Body Control ABC with the curve tilting function all take the legend to a new dynamic level.

The high suitability for everyday use has been enhanced with the hard top, which can now be operated at up to 40 km/h, and the automatic boot separator. Visually the front end in particular has been made significantly sportier. As a result the bonnet, bumper and headlamps, among other features, are all new.

New appearance for the athletic aesthete.

The Mercedes-Benz SL has always been athletic and aesthetic at the same time. Now the designers have worked on bringing these characteristics even more to the fore. A particularly eye-catching feature is the revised front end of the new edition of the SL: for its new appearance, traditional elements have been enhanced in an innovative and unmistakable manner. Inspiration came from the legendary 300 SL Panamericana racing car with its steeply raked radiator grille. This extends downwards, thus creating a completely individual “face” for the SL within the Mercedes-Benz model range. The grille is executed as the diamond radiator grille as standard. The sculpted shape of the radiator grille harmonises perfectly with the now standard AMG bodystyling with front apron in an A-wing design, which features a front splitter in the vehicle colour.