Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible
The SL shares its ancestors' love for sun but little else. Today's SL is a tech marvel as satisfying to drive as it is beautiful to behold.
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You'll Like This Car If...
Well-to-do buyers in the market for a world-class retractable hardtop convertible will find a lot to like about the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class. Whether your preferences run to high-performance, impeccable craftsmanship, cutting-edge in-vehicle tech, or a mixture of all three, the SL-Class will satisfy even the most discerning drivers.
You May Not Like This Car If...
While the SL63 and range-topping SL65 AMG models have enough horsepower to destroy a new tar job, hardcore automotive purists will likely prefer the superior handling characteristics and visceral sensation of the Porsche 911.
What's New for 2013
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is all-new inside and out. The trio of turbocharged engines receive notable bumps in horsepower, and despite the additional thrust, fuel consumption for the 2013 SL550 has been reduced by roughly 30-percent. Mercedes-Benz has also bolstered the SL's luxury quotient, as a host of exclusive creature comforts and infotainment services combine to create a new level of sophistication for the 60-year-old nameplate.
Based on 24 ratings for the 2013 - 2017 models.
November 23, 2016
Purchased a highly optioned SL550 on a whim and I'm now essentially spoiled for future car experiences. I've owned several Mercedes' but...
March 12, 2014
A very nice transportation system
In the early 70s I owned a high-performance Mustang. Until just recently, I couldn't get a car that tickled my fancy like it did. Power...
December 19, 2013
Best of their brand
Having just traded in my 2011, his is my 2nd consecutive MB SL550. The 2014 is a vastly improved car in many, may ways- it drives better...
November 30, 2013
Exceeded all my expectations
The 2013 SL550 is even better than I expected, and I've been looking forward to purchasing this car for many years... and finally did it...
February 05, 2013
8th SL ... far and away the best .... true GT
This time I compared to a Maserati and Porsche. This is my 6th SL ... I have also had 5 Jag convertibles and a BMW 650. The Porsche had...
January 28, 2013
One of its kind!
This auto has really surpassed it followers.
March 24, 2012
Expensive, but seem to get what you pay for.
Fun to drive, very solid and dependable, but you must pay a lot for this.
December 27, 2011
Superb road car, exudes quality and class
The SL has always been a Mercedes icon. Owned for 3 1/2 years, European delivery, 100 on autobahn, rock steady, corners absolutely level...
March 25, 2011
February 26, 2011
After 12,000 miles
The 2009 SL ended my Corvette addiction.