Experience wonder and excitement in the new Mercedes SL

A spectacular Mercedes Benz for sale, the new generation Mercedes SL gives drivers the feel of a roadster intertwined with luxury, style and sophistication.

Known for its world-renowned quality, design and durability Mercedes is one of the top car brands in the world. It traces its origins back to Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz who invented the automobile and high-speed engine respectively and then joined forces in the late 1890s. Its history can be traced back hundreds of years, with the dedication to quality and craftsmanship being a central focus.

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Mercedes is known across the world as a high end, luxury vehicle option and the newest Mercedes Benz SL is no different. First launched in 1954, the unmistakeable SL 300, was innovative, sleek, fast and sporty. The roadsters of today are no different; each model is expertly designed and combines comfort, innovation, technology and the best performance and engineering.

Design and Exterior of the Mercedes SL

The newest Mercedes Benz SL for sale is known for its high impact, sleek looks and elegant design. With countless hours spent on design, workmanship and hand crafted details, you can be sure every aspect of the SL range is utterly luxury.

While sleek and dynamic, the masculine lines and aesthetic shines through on the range. It’s sporty, expressive, and you can choose between an open or closed roof, as well as a host of paint, finishes and wheel designs, helping reflect your personal style and bringing your own twist to this luxury vehicle.

Interior of the SL

If the exterior is dynamic and sleek then the interior perfectly balances it out with a mixture of soothing and sweeping design aspects and elements. Every aspect of the Mercedes SL’s interior has been ergonomically designed, with the legendary aspects and traditions of older models, found in various touches throughout.

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The wheel design has a nod to sports, with the instrument cluster featuring a similar sporty feel and design. You’ll love the wood, or aluminium trim throughout, which adds a unique touch to each element.

The sunlight-reflecting seats, with their ergonomic design and luxurious feel are perfectly complemented by the ambient lighting and solar red or orange tones, which are ideal for soft lighting when driving throughout the night.

This Mercedes for sale also features luminous surfaces, a range of entertainment and assistance systems and features, all helping you make the most of your SL model.

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Technology and Features in the SL

The Mercedes Benz SL for sale is fitted with a range of top technology and features, giving you some of the best entertainment and innovation at your fingertips. You’ll love the Bang & Olufsen audio equipment, multimedia systems, digital radio 3D navigation and internet access – making each trip utterly memorable.

You will find either the Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG sound system standard with the SL65 AMG. Or Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround-sound system, in the SL 350 BlueEFFICIENCY.

While the multimedia system with DVD changer can be found in the SL500 BlueEFFICIENCY and SL 63 AMG, it is an optional choice for the SL 350 BlueEFFICIENCY.

If it is a host of assistance systems you are after then you’ll find them in these SL Roadsters. These are all in place to raise awareness and help make each drive as easy as possible.

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You can count on the Intelligent Light System, Restraint system, Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist, all of which can be controlled from the tech centre, in the Mercedes SL. You’ll also love the Active Parking Assist, which comes standard on the SL65 AMG, adaptive brake lights, high beam assist, pre-safe brake, occupant protection system and much more.

Safety in the Mercedes Benz SL Roadster

Safety is a core feature in the Mercedes Benz for sale, with a range of innovative technology to keep you and your passengers safe.

The safety features in the Mercedes SL, which are designed to help prevent collisions or accidents, include head restraints and a roll-over bar for the driver and front passenger. While the doors can automatically be unlocked, the engine can be switched off and the fuel supply cut, to ensure no further accidents.

If all that isn’t enough, the hazard warning lamps will light the way, and ensure no further accidents. With a host of the best safety measures, found across the Mercedes Benz SL range, you’ll feel secure, no matter the situation.

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Optimum performance from the SL Mercedes Benz

The SL63 AMG has a powerful 8-cylinder biturbo petrol engine under its hood, which has an output of 395 kW and 800 Nm of torque. If all that isn’t enough, its top speed is 250 km/h but can be increased to 300 km/h with a special performance package.

Thanks to the innovative technology in this Mercedes Benz SL for sale, including biturbocharging and Controlled Efficiency drive programme as well as ECO start-stop function, means it’s powerful, sleek and flexible.

If it’s power and fuel efficiency you are after then the SL500 BlueEFFICIENCY Roadsters are the perfect pick for you in terms of power, speed and reduced consumption.

The BlueDIRECT 8-cylinder, direct injection engine is lightweight and efficient with an output of 320 kW and torque of 700 Nm and boasts reduced CO2 emissions.

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The most powerful of Mercedes SL models is the SL65 AMG 12-cylinder biturbo petrol engine. It packs a punch and features a range of innovative technology. You’ll find a 6.0-litre high performance engine, coupled with ECO start-stop. It delivers a whopping output of 463 kW and 1000 Nm of torque at 2300 rpm.

If you are looking for a Mercedes Benz for sale, these models are fast, fierce and powerful engines, suitable for a range of needs.

Special SL – Edition 1

If you are looking for power with a twist then the SL “Edition 1” is just for you. Based on the SL63 AMG and the SL500 BlueEFFICIENCY, this Mercedes for sale is sporty, sleek and every bit as fun as what you had come to expect from the SL range.

The sports car takes luxury to a new level, with a range of interior and exterior features to dazzle and delight. From equipment, down to the detailed trim, you can expect the best.

The designs, and classic leather elements in the newest Mercedes SL are all a nod to the SL 300, while the rest includes cutting edge technology and world-class design.

So what can you expect? You’ll love the multifunction sports, 3-spoke steering wheel with its silver touches, as well as the ambient lighting, alloy wheels and white, classic red or ash wood trims found throughout.

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Specifications of the Mercedes Benz SL

Interested in finding a Mercedes Benz SL for sale? Check out the specifications below to learn more about each model available in the SL range.

ModelCylinderDisplacement Top speedRated Power Output Combined Fuel Consumption (litre per 100 km)
SL63 AMGV85 461 cc250 km/h395 kW @ 5500 rpm9.9 litres
SL500 BlueEFFICIENCYV84 663 cc250 km/h320kW @ 5250 rpm9.2 litres
SL400V62 996 cc250 km/h245 kW7.7 litres
SL65 AMGV125 980 cc250 km/h463 kW @ 4800 rpm11.6 litres
Pricing of the SL

There are a host of recommended prices for the SL range. The SL 400 AMG Line goes for around R 1 435 100, the SL 500 AMG Line for around R 1 767 900, the SL63 AMG for around R 2 454 300 and the SL65 AMG for around R 3 119 900.

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