2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Review


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The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 is a new model in the premium SL-Class that will be more affordable than other vehicles in its lineup. Starting price is $84,000 without destination fee.

2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Design

front view

This upcoming model is quite similar to the Mercedes SL65 AMG, featuring the almost identical exterior design. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 comes with a twin radiator grille on the front, small air intake below it, and additional intakes below the LED headlights. There are also additional openings on the hood and below the front wheels for improved engine and brake cooling.

The car is quite stylish and elegant, although its design hasn’t been changed for about three years. It still looks very fresh. Given that this is a convertible, it comes with a folding hardtop, which can retract in 16 seconds, while the rear window pivots by 180 degrees to increase storage area in the trunk.

It rides on 19-inch seven-spoke alloy wheels, but there is also an option of 19-inch AMG five-spoke sports wheels included in the Sport package.

Inside, standard are the luxury wood and leather trims, as well as the heated leather seats. The SL400 will have a GPS satellite navigation, 600 W Harman Kardon stereo audio system, and high-resolution infotainment display.

rear view

Engine and Performance

The new 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 twin-turbo engine with direct injection, which is able to produce 329 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque. This power unit is paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission.

The new model can reach the speed of 60 mph in about 5.1 seconds, while its top speed is reportedly 155 mph.

As for the fuel economy rating, the SL400 is rated at 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

engine

2015 Mercedes SL400 Pricing

The base price of this convertible coupe is $84,925, including a destination fee. Of course, offered are additional sports packages that will increase the price tag a little bit.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Premium 1 Package costs additional $4,900, the Sport Wheel Package can be bought for $2,000, while the Driver Assistance Package is priced at additional $2,950. Magic Sky Control roof can be added for $2,500.

Photo Gallery

If you didn’t have enough of this beautiful sports convertible, check out the rest of the photos in the gallery below.

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