After retiring the older model of the SL line, Mercedes-Benz begins to offer the public the new SL 400, replacing the SL 350. The automaker said that the starting price of the sporting is somewhere around US $ 222,900, the main change from the previous model is the presence of a new bi-turbo engine, which provides a higher power.
The engine comes with a V6 propeller of 3.0 liters with two turbo, the technology deployed was BlueDIRECT that delivers 27 horsepower more than the old models, reaching then 333 horsepower, working with 6,000 rpm the torque 48, 9 Nm, the model accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.2 seconds reaching a top speed of 250 km / h, which was limited by the manufacturer through electronic components installed on the engine.
The car is considerably lighter, their bodywork most components are made of aluminum and lighter materials, especially the tank which is now made of magnesium, to increase the level of security steel pipe were installed on the front columns to increase the impact resistance in a possible hit or rollover.
The vehicle also offers suspension dampers which can be adjusted to taste the driver, who works with the excellent intelligent transmission system Direct-Steer, which assists the driver and reduce car use if they want to spend less.