NEW FOR 2011:
– Power-folding mirrors standard on all models
– New SL550 Night Edition
– Exterior colour: Magnetite Black Metallic added
For 2011, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is unchanged, except for power-folding mirrors that are now standard on all models.
The SL550 is also available in Night Edition trim, which add 19-inch bi-colour five-spoke AMG wheels, black paint, climate comfort front seats, black Nappa leather interior, Airscarf heater, panoramic sunroof, electronic trunk closure, Keyless Go and dark ash wood trim. It is a limited-edition package with only 20 available in Canada.
The SL-Class comes in four models. The SL550 uses a 5.5-litre V8 with seven-speed automatic transmission; the SL600 uses a twin-turbo 5.5-litre V12 with five-speed automatic; the SL63 AMG uses a 6.2-litre V8 with seven-speed AMG Speedshift automatic transmission; and the SL65 AMG uses a twin-turbo 6.0-litre V12 with five-speed AMG Speedshift automatic transmission. All come with a fully automatic retractable hardtop.
Features on the SL550 include 19-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, Active Body Control, hard-drive navigation system with Music Register, Harman/Kardon Logic7 surround sound system, media interface, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, voice control, AMG skirt package, active bi-xenon headlamps with cornering lights and washers, power-folding heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, rain-sensing wipers, multi-contour leather seats with massage function and memory, Burl Walnut trim, three-spoke leather and wood multifunction steering wheel with power tilt and telescopic column, auto-dimming rear-view and driver’s exterior mirrors, auto up/down windows, fabric windscreen, rear luggage belts, Parktronic parking assist, cruise control, Smart Key, garage door opener, TeleAid emergency calling system, tire pressure monitoring system, and first-aid kit.
The SL63 AMG is similarly-equipped, but adds AMG carbon fibre trim, Nappa leather upholstery, Alcantara headliner, leather-wrapped multifunction sport steering wheel, and Keyless Go.
The SL600 builds on the SL550 and adds perforated Nappa leather heated and cooled seats, Alcantara headliner, panoramic vario-roof, Airscarf heating system, Keyless Go, and electronic trunk closure.
The SL65 AMG builds on the SL63 AMG and adds exclusive Nappa leather perforated heated and cooled seats, panoramic vario-roof, Airscarf heating system, and electronic trunk closure.