2019 Mercedes SL-Class - The next-gen Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will reportedly undertake a major overhaul by switching over to a 2 +2 seating format, amongst a myriad of various other significant alterations.
Mercedes currently supplies the SLC-Class as well as AMG GT Roadster as two-place convertibles. The company merely does not require one more one. By relocating to a 2 +2 arrangement, the firm can provide a design with a "little bit a lot more space.
AMG is supposedly leading advancement of the next-gen SL. In a weight-saving move, the convertible will allegedly utilize a soft top for the first time in over a years. The button will assist in saving weight, as well as the textile roofing system will allow for more storage room compared to the less adaptable piece on the existing automobile. An alleged transfer to the AMG GT system would also assist lose some pounds off the high-end roadster.
The next-gen SL-Class is apparently amongst the future Mercedes' cars that would certainly make use of the new 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six. Inning accordance with Autocar, a greater result variation of this mill would be in the SL400. According to Mercedes, the powerplant could produce over 408 horse power (300 kW) and also greater than 369 pound-feet (500 Newton-meters) of torque. AMG's 4.0-liter biturbo V8 would certainly go into the brand-new SL500, and a hotter tune of it would be in the SL63. The range-topping version would have the most recent variation of the biturbo 6.0-liter V12.
Spy shots in 2015 disclosed Mercedes developing the future droptop underneath a hacked up S-Class Sports car with a shorter wheelbase. Provided the early state of development at the time and the SL's refresh in late 2015, a disclose for the brand-new design is unlikely prior to late in 2018 at the very soonest. A speculative rendering (over) pictures the convertible with a more angular face.