Home » News » Mercedes » 2013 Mercedes SL500 Review

2013 Mercedes SL500 Review

Autocar are among the first who tested the 2013 Mercedes SL, a vehicle which comes with many new features if compared to the previous generation.

Just to mentioned a few of those features, the new SL range is based on an all new platform, it is the first Mercedes to get an all aluminium body shell, it comes with a folding hard-top made from magnesium, an adaptive windscreen wipe/wash system and engines which claim to have improved efficiency by up to 30 percent.  

The model shown in this review is the 2013 Mercedes SL500 which uses a 4.7-litre twin-turbocharged V8 to develop 429 HP and 699 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque, an engine which the German company claims it will return 31 mpg in a combined cycle, and which emits only 212 grams of CO2 per Km.

2013 Mercedes SL500 Review

In Europe the 2013 SL500 starts at around 117,000 Euro, so if you have that kind of cash and you are flirting with the idea of purchasing on of these then hit the jump and see what Autocar has to say about this new model. 

 

 

 

Video:

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500

    Engine: V8, Power: 225.2 kw / 302.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm, Torque: 459.62 nm / 339.0 ft lbs @ 2700-4250 rpm
  2. 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500

    Engine: V8, Power: 225.2 kw / 302.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm, Torque: 459.62 nm / 339.0 ft lbs @ 2700-4250 rpm
  3. 2000 Mercedes-Benz Lorinser SL500

    Engine: Supercharged V8, Power: 293.8 kw / 394.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm, Torque: 592 nm / 436.6 ft lbs @ 3780 rpm
  4. 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC AMG Group 2

    Engine: V8, Power: 279.6 kw / 375 bhpN/A
  5. 1989 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL

    Engine: V8, Power: 240.1 kw / 322.0 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 450.1 nm / 332.0 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm

New Vehicles

Hyundai i30 N Line starts at £21,255 in UKHyundai i30 N Line starts at £21,255 in UK
After a long wait, Hyundai is finally making the most of its new N Performance division. The South-Korean manufacturer has officially announced the pricing ...

Concept Cars

Mazda VISION COUPE Concept revealedMazda VISION COUPE Concept revealed
Along the new Kai concept, unveiled in the first press day of this year Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda also filled the stage with another special concept, one ...

Custom Cars

ABT Cupra Ateca offers more powerABT Cupra Ateca offers more power
Just introduced on the market during this fall, the new Cupra Ateca already benefits from a tuning package created by a german tuner. It is well known ...

Future Cars

Pininfarina Battista is the official name for future Italian supercarPininfarina Battista is the official name for future Italian supercar
Pininfarina is one of the most prestigious designers in the world, but also a pioneer when it comes to electric cars. Automobili Pininfarina announced ...

Market News

Peugeot produced its one millionth C-segment carPeugeot produced its one millionth C-segment car
When Peugeot decided to replace its family cars with SUV's everyone understood the French brand is on its way to becoming a popular choice on the european ...

Gadgets

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition phone announcedOnePlus 6T McLaren Edition phone announced
We are used to see exclusive accessories built together with famous names in automotive industry. McLaren the creator of high performance sports and supercars ...

Various News

Jamie Oliver drove the new Range Rover EvoqueJamie Oliver drove the new Range Rover Evoque
One of Land Rover's most popular ambassadors around the world is famous chef Jamie Oliver. So, it is no surprise that Jamie Oliver became one of the first ...

Motorsports

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross T1 to compete in Dakar RallyMitsubishi Eclipse Cross T1 to compete in Dakar Rally
Mitsubishi is one of the biggest name ever competed in Dakar Rally. The Japanese brand has a long heritage when it comes to winning the difficult rally. ...

Videos

Audi is teasing a sports car prior to Paris reavealAudi is teasing a sports car prior to Paris reaveal
Audi has published a teaser video with a sports car that will be showcased during the 2018 Paris Motor Show. The teaser video was launched on the Audi ...