It’s Time To Say Auf Wiedersehen To The Mercedes-AMG SL 63

Anybody have till the tip of subsequent week to put an order for the Mercedes-AMG SL 63. After that, they’ll need to accept what’s left in vendor heaps, because the high-end roadster will chew the mud.

The data that started off as a rumor earlier this week was confirmed to us by a Mercedes-AMG consultant – and it has nothing to do with Europe’s stricter emissions rules, because the SL 63 has merely reached the tip of its life.

“We are able to affirm that the manufacturing of the SL 63 will finish inside this month, which closes the conventional deliberate life cycle.”

Merc’s spokesperson additionally informed us that AMG has been tasked with creating its successor: “As confirmed by Tobias Moers across the NY Auto Present, AMG has been entrusted with the event of the following era SL roadster.”

Moers didn’t disclose any particulars in regards to the future SL, but it’s believed to share the identical platform, and lots of different elements, with the second-generation AMG GT household. It might, nevertheless, differentiate itself with the adoption of a 2+2 seating structure and all-wheel drive, whereas a cloth mushy high would possibly exchange the folding hardtop.

The rumor mill speaks in regards to the potential adoption of the four.Zero-liter, twin-turbo V8, most likely producing in extra of 600 hp, which can lastly retire the outgoing iteration’s 5.5-liter V8. Two lesser variations of the identical engine are additionally anticipated, in addition to a few mild-hybrids, believed to mix the three.Zero-liter straight-six with EQ Enhance expertise, in two outputs, with 365 hp and 430 hp.

AMG can be creating a brand-new electrified powertrain that was previewed within the GT Idea two years in the past. It combines the twin-turbo four.Zero-liter V8 with an electrical motor for a complete output of greater than 800 hp – and the manufacturing model could have “roughly” the identical output, in line with Moers.


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