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Mercedes-AMG SL Sl 63 2Dr Tip Auto Petrol Convertible

Overview:

Mileage: 17,644
Trans: Automatic
Body: Convertible
Year: 14/63
Colour: Black
Fuel Type: Petrol

OUR PRICE: £47,500

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Quote Reference Number: 0NR-506301

Specification

Specification
Body Glass
Tinted glass
Rain sensor windscreen wipers
Heated rear window with timer
2 Electric windows
Brakes
ABS with Brake Assist
ESP with ASR
Electronic parking brake
Hill hold function
Adaptive brake system
Brake calipers in grey
Chassis/Suspension
Active Body Control (ABC)
Communication
Bluetooth interface for hands free telephone
Driver Aids
Speed sensitive steering
Attention assist
Driver Convenience
Remote boot release
Closing aid for boot
Driver Information
Outside temperature gauge
Analogue clock
AMG instrument cluster
Service indicator (ASSYST)
COMAND HDD Navigation with media interface, radio/6 CD/DVD/MP3, 7" screen, linguatronic voice control, 10GB music register, SD card slot + online
Driving Mirrors
Auto dimming interior and driver's door mirror
Electric/heated/folding door mirrors
Entertainment
DAB Digital radio
Exterior Body Features
Body colour bumpers
AMG sports exhaust system with two twin chrome tailpipes
AMG bodystyling
AMG radiator grille in silver chrome with twin louvre
Exterior Lights
Headlamp assist
Ambient light
Adaptive brake lights
LED daytime running lights
Intelligent light system with Bi-xenon headlights, headlight wash, active light function, cornering lights and adaptive high beam assist
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Luxury climate control
Interior Features
AMG illuminated door sills
AMG aluminium gear shift paddles
Multi function steering wheel
Interior Lights
Ambient Lighting
Packs
Memory pack - SL Class
Safety
Seatbelt pretensioners
Driver/front passenger head+thorax airbag
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Pre-safe anticipatory safety system
Seats
Heated front seats
Auto Mercedes-Benz child seat recognition sensor
Neck-pro front headrests
AMG sports seats with AMG badging on the front seat backrests
Security
Remote central locking
Locking wheel bolts
Alarm system/interior protection/immobiliser
Wheels - Spare
Tyre sealant kit

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

The SL63 is a model that previously never got the recognition it deserved in Mercedes' SL Roadster line-up. The mainstream models always sold more, while the bigger-engined SL65 variant got the headlines. Don't let that deter you. This latest 585bhp car is arguably the best SL that Mercedes have ever made.

Background

Some cars gain themselves a reputation that's out of all kilter with their talents. Overrated, overpromoted and overachieving, they pull a confidence trick, trading short term revenue gains for long term reputational damage. It's a bargain many manufacturers are prepared to take. Then there are the cars that work the opposite way. They offer a bigger reward to the owner than their billing suggests. The AMG-engineered SL63 version of Mercedes' SL Roadster has long been such a car. The headliner in the Mercedes-AMG SL range is the V12-engined SL65, but this V8-powered SL63 makes a lot more sense. In this upgraded form, it features a 5.5-litre 585bhp unit that's virtually as quick as the V12 model and much more efficient. It's a wiser pick.

Driving Experience

This generation SL model replaced the screaming 6.2-litre V8 of its 'R230' series predecessor with a twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre eight cylinder unit that now puts out 585bhp. Where the old engine needed to be revved like crazy to give of its best, the blowers on the 5.5-litre unit serve up instant urge at almost any engine speed. The soundtrack is different, but Mercedes' engineers have amped up the drama from both intake and exhausts to deliver some aural fireworks. How fast? Get it on a really grippy surface in perfect conditions and you may jmanage 4.1 seconds to 62mph. This car is far lighter than previous generation SL models thanks to extensive use of aluminium in the chassis and the addition of a carbon fibre bootlid. Mercedes quotes a figure of 125kg, but that still means this is an 1845kg car that needs to be managed around a corner. The 'Speedshift' MCT 7-speed transmission is a very smart unit, better suited to a car of this type than the old 7G-Tronic system and while it's quick to ping up through the box, it can occasionally refuse a downshift. Like the rest of the range, the SL63 gets electro-mechanical power steering. Some manufacturers have got such systems almost up to the feel of a good old hydraulic system. Mercedes hasn't as yet, but it's getting there. Plus there's an AMG Sports Exhaust system and the 'AMG Dynamic Select' driving modes set-up, which allows you to tailor the feel of the car to suit the way you want to drive.

Design and Build

Changes to this improved MK6 model include a re-sculpted radiator grille that harmonises with the AMG bodystyling. Two powerdomes on the bonnet invoke the sporting heritage of the SL, while light-catching contours give additional structure to the bonnet. Also adding to the revised appearance of this SL is the standard-fit LED Intelligent Light System with its headlamp housing extending far to the outside and an integrated torch-shaped unit comprising the daytime running lamp/position lamp and direction indicator. The side view of this SL reveals enlarged cosmetic air outlets with wing-like chrome inserts in dynamic, broad vehicle wings with 'V8 BITURBO' lettering. Moving to the rear you'll spy an AMG spoiler lip, four chromed tailpipes for the sports exhaust system and a diffuser-style rear apron with a body-coloured insert. The interior has come in for some budget too. Standard fitments includes sports seats in single-tone or two-tone nappa leather with a unique V8 seat upholstery layout and AMG badges in the seat backrests, a multicontour function and seat heating as well as carbon-fibre trim, illuminated door sill panels, ambient lighting and an IWC-design analogue clock. The instrument cluster includes a TFT colour monitor, AMG start-up display and RACETIMER function. The folding Vario roof now operates in only 20 seconds and features three different versions: painted, glass or with the unique panoramic Magic Sky Control. The transparent roof switches to light to darkened glass at the push of a button.

Market and Model

The SL 63 sits above 'regular' SL models like the SL400 and the SL500 but it's not the flagship model of the range. The mighty 630bhp SL 65 AMG fills that role using with a 6.0-litre V12, for those that feel that 585bhp is somehow inadequate. Does that compromise the 63's appeal? I'm not sure it does. With less weight in the nose, the V8 is always going to be the driver's choice, although at around £114,000, it would be a brave driver who stretched this car to its limits. Equipment levels are as generous as you'd expect when paying well into six figures. Some technical details are intriguing. 'Magic Vision Control', billed as an intelligent and efficient wipe/wash system. The washer fluid jets out of the wiper blade directly in front of the blade lip, in both directions of wipe. As a result, no water is splashed onto the windscreen during spraying to disrupt the driver's visibility, and you'll never fire it onto your passenger when the roof is down. You can even specify a heated wiper blade to prevent snow or ice forming on it in winter. The other feature that speaks volumes of Mercedes' lateral thinking was the Frontbass system which utilises the free spaces in the aluminium structures in front of the footwell as resonance spaces for the bass speakers. It gives a much cleaner sound than a door-mounted speaker and is even waterproof in case your footwell gets flooded during a rain shower.

Cost of Ownership

It's de rigueur for manufacturers to announce efficiency savings and the SL 63 AMG adheres to this party line, but it's never going to be the sort of car you'd buy with one eye on economy or emissions. That said, a combined fuel consumption figure of 28.0mpg isn't bad at all, helped by a start/stop function, a Controlled Efficiency gearbox mode, good aerodynamics and that helpful weight reduction. These measures also contribute to a creditable 234g/km emissions showing. Depreciation is always going to be the big ticket item for a high end petrol roadster, but SL owners tend to offset depreciation somewhat by owning their vehicles for longer than average and thus also enjoy the benefits of the less vertiginous section of the car's depreciation curve. A more mature ownership profile also helps with insurance cover.

Floor mats, Tinted glass, ABS with Brake Assist, Active Body Control (ABC), Bluetooth interface for hands free telephone, Speed sensitive steering, Remote boot release, Outside temperature gauge, Auto dimming interior and driver's door mirror...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)4.3
Engine Power - BHP537
Engine Power - KW395
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM5500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT590
Engine Torque - MKG82
Engine Torque - NM800
Engine Torque - RPM2000
Top Speed155

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO0.144
CO2 (g/km)231 (g/km)
HC0.033
HC+NOxN
Noise Level dB(A)74
NOx0.054
ParticlesN
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)28.5
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)37.2
EC Urban (mpg)20.3
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