We’ve seen spy footage of the next-generation Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster merely not too strategy once more, nonetheless now Mercedes has seen match to launch its non-public footage. The footage come as Mercedes publicizes the automotive is beginning testing on public roads. There isn’t going to be pretty a lot else Mercedes revealed, nonetheless it did make an fascinating assertion regarding the SL.
Looking on the photographs, we’re in a position to see that the model new SL takes pretty only a few inspiration from the AMG GT sports activities actions actions actions actions actions cars. It has the equal sort of grille, scowling headlights and rounded tail as AMG’s coupe. The proportions are utterly utterly utterly utterly completely totally different, though. The nostril seems to be like lower, not lower than as in distinction with the rest of the automotive, and the passenger house sits farther forward allowing for a selected rear deck as an alternate of the GT’s fastback roof line. The trunk lid has a ducktail spoiler sort, and we’re in a position to see two utterly utterly utterly utterly completely totally different fashions of exhaust selections between the two cars inside the photographs.
As for the aforementioned assertion, Mercedes says, ‘The subsequent expertise of the legendary SL Roadster is returning to its roots, which trace as shortly as further to the enduring 300 SL rivals racing automotive of 1952.’ That’s fascinating as a outcomes of for the previous few only a few years, the SL has been further of a grand tourer than an outright sports activities actions actions actions actions actions automotive equal to the distinctive gull-wing 300 SL. So the model new SL can be significantly sportier feeling and performing than its predecessor. This might even be backed by the reality that the automotive has now been named as a Mercedes-AMG product, with no stage out of a Mercedes-Benz variant.
We have not acquired a clear timeline for when the model new SL will debut, nonetheless we’re anticipating it in just a few years based mostly utterly on testing and one among many greatest methods lined this prototype is.