Mercedes Benz will begin the sale of its 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class in the last quarter of 2012. This sports car that was introduced to the drivers since 1954 comes to the next span of life after five generations and a facelift in 2008.
The 2013 SL-Class will be powered by a new 5.5L V8 engine mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. This combination provides this sports car a power of 387 hp. A 4.0 liter twin turbo engine is also in consideration for the new entrant along with a hybrid powertrain.
At first look, the 2013 Mercedes SL-Class will look almost identical to its previous generations. What makes it different from the previous generations is its wider and lower stance. The company has also reduced the weight by using the aluminum chassis, which will help in improvement of fuel economy and driving performance.
The 2013 Mercedes Benz SL-Class, which is scheduled to begin sale in the last quarter of 2012, will come with a price tag ranging between $102K and $198K.