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2013 Mercedes SL-Class Specifications

New Base MSRP
$123,900.00 - $229,900.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Convertible

2
2

Trim

SL63 AMG Roadster
SL65 AMG Roadster
SL550 Roadster
SL63 AMG Edition 1 Roadster
New Base MSRP
$158,900.00
Fuel Consumption
13.2Aut. City
8.6Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Suspension Category
sport
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
255/35R19
Rear Tire
285/30R19
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Turning Circle
11.10-meter turning circle diameter
Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport

Mechanical

Engine
5.5L V8 twin turbo DOHC 32-valve
Transmission Paddle Shift
yes
Differential
Limited-slip rear differential
Axle Ratio
2.65
Stability Control
yes
Traction Control
yes
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Transmission
7 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
7-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Differential (Optional)
limited-slip differential
Roll Stability Control
yes
Automatic Start-Stop Engine-Function
Automatic Start-Stop engine-function

Comfort and Convenience

Distronic Intelligent Cruise Control
intelligent
Auto Dimming Rearview Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Power Door Locks
yes
Power Windows With One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Power Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory Feature
power tilt/telescopic
Amg Performance Media System (Optional)
AMG Performance Media System
Bang & Olufsen Performance Surround Sound System (Optional)
Bang & Olufsen Performance Surround Sound System
Siriusxm Satellite Radio
SiriusXM satellite radio
Harman/Kardon Logic7 Surround Sound System
Harman/Kardon logic7
Comand Aps With Hdd Navigation
COMAND APS with HDD navigation
Thermotronic Automatic Climate Control
auto climate control
Retractable/Removeable Luggage Cover
yes
Ambient Lighting
yes
Reading Lights
front
Smoker'S Package
lighter
Operated From Key Module
operated from key module
Integrated Garage Door Opener
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Music Interface
Music Interface
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Heated Washer Nozzles
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Multi-Dvd Changer
Multi-DVD Changer
Keyless-Go Intelligent Key Device
yes

Exterior Details

Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Headlight Type
high intensity
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Rear Spoiler
yes
Exterior Decoration
Twin exhaust pipes
Exterior Decoration
Silver Brake Calipers
Tinted Glass
yes
Exterior Decoration
AMG Styling Package
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Adaptive Headlights
yes
Exterior Decoration (Optional)
AMG exterior carbon fibre trim

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Cavansite Blue metallic
Iridium Silver Metallic,
Pearl Beige metallic,
designo Zircon Red
Cerussite grey metallic SHAPE
Palladium Silver Metallic,
Magnetite Black Metallic,
Tenorite Grey metallic,
Diamond White Metallic
Obsidian Black metallic,
Dolomite Brown metallic

Interior Colours

Porcelain
Ginger Beige, Espresso Brown
Black,
Bengal Red

Safety

Rear View Camera (Optional)
yes
Length (mm)
4633
Width (mm)
2099
Height (mm)
1300
Wheelbase (mm)
2585
Front Headroom (mm)
993
Cargo Capacity (L)
364
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
80
Curb Weight (kg)
1846
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg)
2180
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Active Lane Keeping Assist (Optional)
yes
Brake Type (Optional)
4-wheel disc
Brake Type (Optional)
4-wheel disc
Knee Airbags
yes
Front Seat Belts
pre-tensioner
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
504
Panic Alarm
yes

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Emission (in 1,000 km)
130
Emission (Months)
96
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
New Base MSRP
$229,900.00
Fuel Consumption
15Aut. City
9.5Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
11.10-meter turning circle diameter
Rear Tire
285/30R20
Tires
255/35R19
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Suspension Category
sport

Mechanical

Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Axle Ratio
2.65
Differential
Limited-slip rear differential
Transmission Paddle Shift
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Overdrive
yes
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Number of Speeds
7-speed
Transmission
7 speed automatic
Engine
6.0L V12 twin-turbo SOHC 36-valve
Automatic Start-Stop Engine-Function
Automatic Start-Stop engine-function
Roll Stability Control
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Power Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory Feature
power tilt/telescopic
Keyless-Go
yes
Power Windows With One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Auto Dimming Rearview Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Distronic Intelligent Cruise Control
intelligent
Bang & Olufsen Performance Surround Sound System
Bang & Olufsen sound system
Amg Performance Media System (Optional)
AMG Performance Media System
Comand Aps With Hdd Navigation System
COMAND APS with HDD Navigation system
Media Interface
Media Interface
Thermotronic Automatic Climate Control
auto climate control
Removeable Luggage Cover
yes
Ambient Lighting
yes
Easy-Pack Power Assist Trunk & Door Closure
operated from key module
Front Reading Lights
front
Smoker'S Package
lighter
Keyless-Go Plus Smartkey With Panic Button
yes
Integrated Garage Door Opener
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Heated Washer Nozzles
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Front Bass
yes
Multi-Dvd Changer
Multi-DVD Changer

Exterior Details

Exterior Decoration
Twin exhaust pipes
Rear Spoiler
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Headlight Type
high intensity
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Red Brake Calipers
Red brake calipers
Exterior Decoration
AMG Styling Package
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Adaptive Headlights
yes
Exterior Decoration
LED taillights

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Diamond White Metallic
Dolomite Brown metallic
Palladium Silver metallic,
designo Zircon Red
Obsidian Black metallic,
Black,
Cavansite Blue metallic
Fire Opal,
Iridium Silver Metallic,
Pearl Beige Metallic,
Cerussite grey metallic SHAPE
Magnetite Black Metallic,
Tenorite Grey metallic,

Interior Colours

Bengal Red
Ginger Beige, Espresso Brown
Porcelain
Black,

Safety

Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Brake Assist
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg)
2210
Curb Weight (kg)
1950
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
80
Cargo Capacity (L)
364
Front Headroom (mm)
993
Wheelbase (mm)
2585
Height (mm)
1300
Width (mm)
2099
Length (mm)
4633
Knee Airbags
yes
Front Seat Belts
pre-tensioner
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Maximum Cargo Capacity (L)
504
Hill Start Assist
yes
Panic Alarm
yes

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
80
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000 km)
130
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
New Base MSRP
$123,900.00
Fuel Consumption
11.9Aut. City
8.1Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Tires
255/35R19
Rear Tire
285/30R19
Turning Circle
11.4-meter turning circle diameter

Mechanical

Engine
4.7L V8 bi-turbo DOHC 32-valve
Transmission
7 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
7-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Stability Control
yes
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Axle Ratio
2.65
Automatic Start-Stop Engine-Function
Automatic Start-Stop engine-function

Comfort and Convenience

Cruise Control
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
power tilt/telescopic
Easy-Pack Power Trunk Closer (Optional)
operated from key module
Keyless-Go (Optional)
yes
Bang & Olufsen Performance Surround Sound System (Optional)
Bang & Olufsen Performance Surround Sound System
450-Watt Harman/Kardon Logic7 Surround Sound System
Harman/Kardon logic7
Comand Aps With Hdd Navigation
Navigation system
Power Windows With One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Thermotronic Automatic Climate Control
auto climate control
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Reading Lights
front
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Operated From Key Module
operated from key module
Smartkey System
yes
Garage Door Opener
yes
Heated Winshield Washer System
yes
Multifunctional Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Siriusxm Satellite Radio
SiriusXM satellite radio
Music Interface
Music Interface
Multi-Dvd Changer
Multi-DVD Changer
Illuminated Entry
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent
rain-sensing variable intermittent

Exterior Details

Sunroof (Optional)
power
Exterior Decoration
AMG styling package
Exterior Decoration
Twin exhaust pipes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Headlight Type
high intensity
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Driving Lights
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Adaptive Headlights
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black,
Fire Opal,
Cavansite Blue metallic
Magnetite Black Metallic,
Obsidian Black metallic,
Palladium Silver metallic,
Pearl Beige metallic,
Tenorite Grey metallic,
Iridium Silver metallic,
Cerussite Grey metallic

Interior Colours

Nut Brown
Bengal Red
Porcelain
Crystal Grey
Ginger Beige, Espresso Brown
Black,

Safety

Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Active Lane Keeping Assist (Optional)
yes
Active Blind Spot Assist (Optional)
yes
Rear View Camera (Optional)
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
First-Aid Kit
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Knee Airbags
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable
Panic Alarm
yes
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Wheelbase (mm)
2585
Length (mm)
4612
Width (mm)
2099
Height (mm)
1316
Curb Weight (kg)
1785
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
65
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg)
2165
Cargo Capacity (L)
364

Warranties

Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Emission (in 1,000 km)
130
Emission (Months)
96
New Base MSRP
$181,900.00
Fuel Consumption
13.2Aut. City
8.6Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Tire Pressure Monitoring System
yes
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Suspension
independent
Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
11.10-meter turning circle diameter
Rear Tire
285/30R19
Tires
255/35R19
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Suspension Category
sport

Mechanical

Engine
5.5L V8 twin turbo DOHC 32-valve
Computer Controlled
yes
Overdrive
yes
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Number of Speeds
7-speed
Transmission
7 speed automatic
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Axle Ratio
2.65
Differential
Limited-slip rear differential
Transmission Paddle Shift
yes
Automatic Start-Stop Engine-Function
Automatic Start-Stop engine-function

Comfort and Convenience

Power Tilt/Telescopic Steering Wheel With Memory Feature
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Auto Dimming Rearview Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Distronic Intelligent Cruise Control
intelligent
Auto Climate Control
auto climate control
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Audio Jack
yes
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Harman/Kardon Logic7
Harman/Kardon LOGIC7
Hhd Navigation System
HHD Navigation system
Universal Garage Door Opener
yes
Intelligent Key System
yes
Front Reading Lights
front
Operated From Key Module
operated from key module
Heated Washer Nozzles
yes
Amg Performance Media System (Optional)
AMG Performance Media System
Bang & Olufsen Performance Sound System (Optional)
Bang & Olufsen Performance sound system
Amg Performance Media System (Optional)
yes
Siriusxm Satellite Radio
SiriusXM satellite radio
Music Interface
Music Interface
Multi-Dvd Changer
Multi-DVD Changer
Illuminated Entry
yes
Rain-Sensing Intermittent Windshield Wipers
rain-sensing variable intermittent

Exterior Details

Exterior Decoration
Twin exhaust pipes
Rear Spoiler
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Headlight Type
high intensity
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Adaptive Headlights
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Designo Magno Cashmere White
Designo Crystal silver metallic

Interior Colours

Red

Safety

Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Brake Assist
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg)
2180
Curb Weight (kg)
1845
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
75
Cargo Capacity (L)
364
Front Headroom (mm)
992
Wheelbase (mm)
2585
Height (mm)
1300
Width (mm)
2099
Length (mm)
4633
Rear View Camera
yes
Knee Airbags
yes
First-Aid Kit
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable
Panic Alarm
yes
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Brake Type (Optional)
4-wheel disc
Active Blind Spot Assist (Optional)
yes
Active Lane-Departure Warning System (Optional)
yes
Distronic Plus (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Powertrain (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
80
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000 km)
130
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited

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