2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Roadster by Mercedes-Benz USA

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rekindled passion for the road new respect for the sky a roadster earns its place in your heart by the way it takes to its place on earth the blue sky above the blacktop below and the seamless sensation that in between them there is only you and your sl dispatch its standard panorama roof into the trunk and in 16 seconds the new sl class delivers the atmosphere call upon its twin-turbocharged engine and in less than five seconds the stratosphere feels like it s yours as well horsepower and torque reach heavenly new peaks yet its earthly delights are equally rewarding greater efficiency cleaner emissions and a superlatively balanced chassis that feels bonded to the road not only by design and physics but by desire and passion as

enlightened since the gullwing what has earned every sl the status of design icon is not how it looks but why once again its style is the illumination of its soul the original sl was named for the principal character trait sought by its creators super light it was conceived to excel as a racecar and its radical aesthetics merely reflected the exceptional athleticism of its aluminum spaceframe and tautly drawn steel skin the highly rigid yet lightweight aluminum body of the 2013 sl writes an exciting new chapter in this legacy of performance along with noteworthy advances in safety efficiency and even comfort from its timeless grille to its tapering led taillamps its sweeping shape and artful details bring every function to fruition in seductive style its exquisitely crafted cabin exudes elegance in motion even standing still from the contours of its new electronic shifter to its heat-reflecting hand-fitted leather with a beauty that radiates from far beneath its sculpted shape the

countless technological advances all for the simple joys of driving for as long as there have been sports cars their joys have been best achieved from some basic principles an ideal balance of power and weight and a clear connection between driver and driving as time marched on modern demands for safety comfort and efficiency made this timeless formula an increasingly complex equation with the 2013 sl550 purity and progress achieve new harmony its aluminum body twin turbo v8 semi-active suspension and adaptive brakes deliver the data nearly 50 more horsepower and 125 lb-ft more torque whisk a car that s almost 300 lbs lighter to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds 2 all with improved fuel economy 4 and cleaner emissions but more important than the figures is the feeling they inspire for that you must take its thick steering wheel in hand plant its 18 tires into a curve and revel in the whirr of its turbos and the growl of its dual exhausts every sensation will add up to a simple result pure

o ne man one engine performance art signed by the artist the heart of an sl63 or sl65 amg is its engine a work of modern art crafted by the hands of its own master engine builder and crowned by a plaque bearing his signature the soul of amg traces to an old german mill in 1967 where two former mercedes-benz engineers set out to handcraft champion racecars success on the track led them to apply their performance pedigree and one man one engine principle to streetgoing mercedes-benz models decades later virtually every facet of design development and assembly from transmissions suspensions and brakes to distinctive cockpit appointments remains a seamless alignment of hands-on experience and high-tech engineering the result is an automobile that can satisfy both the highest demands of driving and the deepest desires of its driver learn more at

it s been making safety history for as long as it s been breaking performance records leadership in safety as in racing comes from thinking ahead and acting decisively the original sl of the 1950s was developed for the rigors of motorsports a proving ground for precision strength and preparedness but it also set in motion a legacy of safety firsts to which every iteration of the sl has contributed a reinforced body with crumple zones a cockpit with padded and rounded surfaces the original automatic pop-up roll bar and the first adaptive braking technology that among its innovations automatically acts to keep the discs dry in wet weather remarkably each of these achievements remains a core feature of the 2013 sl even as it again raises the bar for roadsters its presafe® system can help detect and prepare for a collision before it happens attention assist can help sense a drowsy driver and new magic vision control is a clear advance in windshield wiping with each new generation the

sail basking in the sun or guided by the stars the sl cruises with the breeze at your back the sl isn t just designed from the ground up as a convertible it s engineered from the sky down as well since the first coupe/roadster with a detachable hardtop in the 1950s to its fully automatic soft top in 1990 to the first panorama glass roof in 1997 the sl has long been a roadster for all seasons for 2013 the sl s standard panorama roof is offered in two forms with a lightweight tinted skylight or an innovative glass panel that can darken at the touch of a button and with the power top folded into the trunk the sl tames the wind with advanced aerodynamics a new power windblocker and an abundance of innovations that let you enjoy the freedom of open-air motoring long after ordinary convertibles batten their hatches atmosphere sumptuous leather specially treated to reflect the sun is hand-fitted to both of the heated 16 way power seats extra-supple premium leather with contrasting

your world your way it s more than your car it s your life on the go where will you go next whether you re meeting friends picking up the kids or just out and about mercedesbenz mbrace® can make any trip easier more productive and more enjoyable.13 the new mbrace2tm connects you and your car with the devices you already rely upon to get around your smartphone and computer it also brings the internet and useful new apps to your car so you can use familiar services like google mapstm and yelp to start navigating with just a few clicks friends can send their location to your car with just a text message you can lock your car s doors flash its lights or find it in a parking lot all from your smartphone when your teenager takes the wheel mbrace2 can deliver peace of mind via your computer it can bring the assistance of live experts right to your car from last-minute theater tickets to help in an emergency and it can all be updated remotely over the air so wherever the world goes mbrace

build your own mbusa.com/sl sl63 amg 3 sl65 amg 3 option packages premium 1 package · active ventilated seats · active multicontour seats with massage feature · airscarf neck-level heating system · keyless -go with hands-free access · electronic trunk closer · parktronic with active parking assist sl550 driver assistance package · distronic plus with pre-safe® brake9 · active blind spot assist10 · active lane keeping assist 5 sport wheel package · 19 amg 5 -spoke wheels1 · painted brake calipers with mercedes -benz lettering · perforated rear brake discs · sport steering wheel with perforated leather side grips amg performance package · increased engine output 557 hp 664 lb -ft torque · red brake calipers · raised top speed 21 · limited slip differential · amg performance steering wheel with dinamica side grips · carbon fiber engine cover · carbon fiber rear spoiler make it yours genuine mercedes-benz accessories help you make your car the perfect

c olor and trim sl550 leather upholstery sl550 premium leather upholstery amg premium leather upholstery 25 black black black red/black red/black red/black beige/brown beige/brown beige/brown ash/grey porcelain/black porcelain/black

for a small blue planet for more than 125 years longer than any other automaker we ve been sharing this planet with you and for generations mercedes-benz has been breaking new ground to help preserve the earth for future generations we introduced the world s first 100 cfc -free car not just in its air conditioning but in its entire production process we ve used water-borne paint for decades and our interiors have long used steam-expanded foam sustainably forested wood and natural products from coconut flax and even olives we ve been pioneering advanced powertrains for generations leading not just to today s direct injection gasoline clean diesel and hybrid models but to the electric and fuel cell vehicles of a tomorrow that s already here mercedes-benz is also legendary for making cars of exceptional durability after all it takes about the same energy to build a car that lasts as one that won t and along with award-winning factories and processes we re helping to develop local