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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster Promises Both Style and Substance

Impeccably proportioned and fueled by turbocharged power, few can match the excitement and luxury of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class. Nearly 300 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the 2017 SL Roadster is nimbler and more athletic than ever. The performance-oriented, two-person cabin offers a wide selection of trims, upholsteries, and technologies, all sure to make each drive more memorable than the last. With the push of a button, Newport Beach drivers can enjoy the freedom of a convertible or the sporty feel of a coupe. Find out why the new SL-Class is turning heads all along the southern California coast!

Four Exceptional Biturbo Engines

The 2017 SL Roadster’s four trim levels each feature their own biturbo engines: a 362-hp 3.0L biturbo V6, a 449-hp 4.7L biturbo V8, a 577-hp AMG® 5.5L biturbo V8, and a 621-hp AMG® 6.0L biturbo V12. The SL 450 and SL500 come furnished with a quick-witted 9G-TRONIC® automatic transmission while the AMG® SL 63 and AMG® SL 65 sport an AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® MCT 7-speed transmission with RACE mode. This legendary convertible also offers the following performance features for enhanced power, agility, and efficiency:

  • ECO Start®/Stop system
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • DYNAMIC SELECT® (includes ECO, Comfort, Sport, Sport+, Individual, and AMG®-exclusive RACE modes)
  • Electromechanical steering with Direct-Steer
  • Sport exhaust system
  • AMG® Performance Suspension based on Active Body Control® (AMG® only)
  • 3-stage Electronic Stability Program (AMG® only)



Artful Blend of Style and Comfort

Exteriorly, the 2017 SL-Class stuns with bold, 19-inch wheels (with 20-inch rear wheels on the AMG® SL 65), LED exterior lighting, and a power retractable hardtop. Inside, you’re greeted by a sporty two-passenger cabin, complete with a power windblocker. The sun-reflecting leather upholstery is designed to withstand the sun’s rays as you cruise around Newport Beach with the top down. Even with the top up, the Panorama roof lets you enjoy natural light and fresh air. For greater UV protection, optional MAGIC SKY CONTROL® uses an electrical current to automatically modify the transparency of the roof glass. The SL Convertibles also feature:

  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Heated, power-adjustable front seats
  • Electric trunk partition
  • Multi-color LED ambient lighting
  • 5-year mbrace® Connect Package
  • Optional AIRSCARF® neck-level heating system
  • Optional soft-close doors

On-The-Go Connectivity

Exciting tech gadgets abound inside the new SL-Class. The dash-embedded COMAND® system’s high-resolution display stands out at a glance and includes a center console-mounted controller for quick scrolling and selection. Thanks to the COMAND® system, placing handsfree calls, managing the 600-watt harman/kardon® Logic 7®* sound system, and navigating to your destination are made easier than ever. What’s more, standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ let you control mobile phone functions, such as messaging or music streaming, via both the infotainment system and voice recognition. Orange County car shoppers can also anticipate these standard and optional features:

  • Bluetooth®** connectivity
  • 3-year map updates for COMAND® hard-drive navigation
  • HD Radio™ receiver
  • FrontBass® system
  • Optional 900-watt Bang & Olufsen® BeoSound™ Premium Sound System
  • Optional in-car Wi-Fi hotspot


Safety Systems

Driver Assists Galore

Even with its ample performance, comfort, and tech features, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Convertible leaves plenty of room for state-of-the-art safety and security systems, including:

  • Active Brake Assist: To prevent or mitigate an accident, this system uses radar technology to sense frontal collisions before they occur and either brakes autonomously at speeds of up to 65 mph or activates the pre-collision PRESAFE® system.
  • ATTENTION ASSIST®: This driver attention monitor acts as your co-pilot during long drives and uses visual and auditory notifications to warn you of potentially dangerous drowsiness levels.
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist: Using a forward-facing camera, Adaptive Highbeam Assist automatically modifies the range of the LED headlamps to provide the best road illumination possible without temporarily blinding other drivers.
  • Designed to maximize visibility, this system utilizes specially designed laser-cut wiper blades, which release a precise spray of washer fluid and include a heating element for greater performance in cold weather.

The 2017 SL-Class Trims

SL 450 Roadster

$86,950 MSRP*

  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    4.7L biturbo V8 engine
  • Torque
    369 lb-ft

SL 550 Roadster

$110,800 MSRP*

  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    Handcrafted AMG®
    5.5L biturbo V8 engine
  • Torque
    516 lb-ft

AMG® SL 65 Roadster

$151,350 MSRP*

  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    Handcrafted AMG®
    6.0L biturbo V12 engine
  • Torque
    664 lb-ft

AMG® SLC 43 Roadster

$219,850 MSRP*

  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    3.0L V6 biturbo
  • Torque
    738 lb-ft

Available Now in Newport Beach!

Don’t miss the newly arrived 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class! To see these breathtaking convertibles up close, contact Fletcher Jones Motorcars Newport Beach at (949) 718-3000, or stop by our dealership at 3300 Jamboree Road in Newport Beach, CA. When you need a reputable auto center to care for your new SL Roadster, don’t forget that our Master Certified Technicians are on call Monday through Saturday!

*harman/kardon and Logic 7® are registered trademarks of Harmon International Industries, Incorporated.

**Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.

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Newport Beach, CA, 92660 United States
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