Mercedes will soon release eight generation of their famous SL model. New 2020 Mercedes SL will probably be much lighter than the current SL model. Therefor, it is expected to have much better overall performance. Production of Mercedes SL for 2020 will be based on all-new Modular Sports Architecture (MSA) platform. This aluminum platform will also be used to underpin upcoming AMG GT as well. Both cars, the SL and the GT, will be produced at Sindelfingen factory in Germany. Considering that they will be built in the same plant, they will also share some parts. This includes steering system, suspension system, electrical architecture, axle assemblies and hybrid powertrains as well. Speaking of dimensions, future 2020 SL will probably be larger than its predecessor. Also, soft-top could return on the SL model. Inside the cabin, everyone is expecting to see amazing interior as always. 2020 Mercedes SL will also be designed as a four-seater car.
2020 Mercedes SL engine performance specs
2020 Mercedes SL engine will be SL450 EQ powertrain. This 6-cylinder 3.0-liter turbocharged engine will generate 365 horsepower, along with additional 22 horsepower from electric motor. 2020 Mercedes SL53 AMG engine will produce around 430 horsepower and 22 extra horsepower from integrated starter motor. 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 engine will generate same 430 horsepower as the AMG version, along with same additional 22 horsepower as well. However, V8 version will have much better torque. SL63 will be available with both V8 end probably V12 engines. 4.0-liter V8 turbocharged engine will produce more than 600 horsepower, along with 30 extra electrical horsepower. All engines will be coupled with 9-speed automatic gearbox, while AMG models will also get Speedshift electronics package. Rear-wheel drive will be offered as standard, but they should also offer 4Matic four-wheel drive as optional upgrade.
2020 Mercedes SL release date and price
2020 Mercedes SL release date is expected sometime during 2020. There is still no exact information about 2020 Mercedes SL price range.