Mercedes has unveiled the SL 400, the new model designed to replace the SL 350 in the brand’s line-up. The entry-level roadster, which will have 27 hp more power than its predecessor, will be available in Germany starting at $133,676.
The Mercedes SL 400 is equipped with a twin turbo V6 engine with 333 hp, compared to 306 hp on the SL 350. The roadster accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.2 seconds and boasts a top speed of 250 km/h. Average fuel consumption is 7.3 L/100 km, or the equivalent of 172 g of CO2 emissions per kilometer.
Unlike on the SL 350, the Frontbass audio system and the Magic Vision Control smart windshield wiper system both come standard on the SL 400.