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2016 Mercedes Benz SL Review

2016 Mercedes Benz SL | Unrestrained Desire

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Exterior

For six generations, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL has dominated the industry as the innovative leader of iconic sports cars. Drawing on 60 years of heritage and raising the bar through advanced engineering and a commitment to quality, the SL continues to reinvent itself as one step ahead of its time. For endless possibilities you are given the choice between the SL 550, the SL 63 AMG, or the SL 65 AMG.

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Interior

Technical innovation and an acute attention to detail present an interior design on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL that reflects the brand’s commitment to world-class luxury. Supple leather and hand-polished wood accents adorn the interior surfaces and captivate driver and passengers alike. Comfort is achieved through the Drive-Dynamic heated power seats, which are upholstered in luxurious Nappa leather, and offer ventilation as well as a variety of massage settings. The classic round air vents pay tribute to the timelessness of the SL design, as they incorporate modern advanced technology. Entertainment prevails as you experience the crisp and groundbreaking sound of the harman/kardon surround sound system and the FrontBass subwoofers, which utilize the structure of the aluminum body for improved acoustics. For connectivity that embraces modern technology, you are given the Mercedes-Benz mbrace. This feature allows you to connect to your car from a variety of places through a highly advanced app. In a stunning display of sophistication, the SL carrying the mantle “icon” like no other. Bold exterior design features have been crafted together to present an aerodynamic refinement that drives with innovative precision. LED lighting adds elegance and intention to the outer edges as it provides enhanced visibility and creates an eye-catching road presence. The signature retractable power hardtop is able to transform the sleek coupe design into a classic open roadster almost instantly, creating a desirable multi-functioning design. This roof also features a see-through panel and sliding sunshade with the incorporated technology of the exclusive MAGIC SKY CONTROL, which allows you to darken the roof’s glass panel electronically when more shade is required.

Innovative technology enhances performance levels on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL. Experience the pure uninhibited power of the rapid multispark ignition and the low-friction design that utilizes efficiency to turn less into more. The AMG engine design has been handcrafted for raw power and refined performance. Featuring a highly adaptable high-pressure direct injection that is able to self-adjust within a mere millisecond, you are provided with a responsiveness comparable to none. Every SL model comes equipped with the ECO Start/Stop System, which dramatically enhances fuel saving.

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Engines:

  • 4.7L biturbo V8: 449 horsepower with 516 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.5L AMG biturbo V8: 557 horsepower with 664 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.0L AMG biturbo V12: 621 horsepower with 737 lb-ft of torque

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Exterior Side view

Exquisite detailing and quality features combine to bring forward a design which holds no match. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL presents an array of technologically advanced systems and details, which enhance the driving experience and create a desirable quality that lasts. A vehicle’s safety features can speak of the commitment that is being made, and the SL has been fully equipped with features to prevent and defend. PRE-SAFE and ATTENTION ASSIST are two state-of-the-art safety technologies that protect you on the road by preventing accidents before they happen. Another feature that has been proven in providing an awareness of your vehicle’s surroundings is the Active Blind Spot Assist. This system utilizes a radar sensor system to monitor the area around your vehicle and warn the driver if it identifies a risk of a collision from the side while the vehicle is changing lanes. This system is also able to actively intervene to prevent a collision.

Enthrall yourself in the vehicle that is taking the driving world by storm. Through an advanced list of technological trendsetters, you will be able to achieve your dreams. Learn more about these technologies on the latest Mercedes-Benz models at Mercedes-Benz Edmonton West.

Scott Held
Mercedes-Benz Edmonton West

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