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New Mercedes AMG SL 55 Launched In India At Rs 2.35 Crore

Mercedes AMG SL 55 Launched

Mercedes AMG SL 55 Launched

Mercedes-Benz has recently launched the highly anticipated AMG SL 55 in India, catering to luxury car enthusiasts. Priced at Rs 2.35 crore (ex-showroom), this exquisite 4-seater roadster is brought to the Indian market through the CBU (Completely Built Unit) route. Here’s an in-depth look at the key features and specifications of the new AMG SL 55:


Under the hood, the Mercedes-AMG SL 55 is equipped with a formidable 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. This powertrain generates an impressive output of 476PS and a peak torque of 700Nm. Power is efficiently transmitted to all four wheels through a 9-speed torque converter automatic transmission, complemented by Mercedes’ renowned 4Matic+ AWD system. The SL 55 boasts remarkable acceleration, achieving the 0-100 kmph sprint in just 3.9 seconds. Its top speed is rated at an impressive 295 kmph.

Enhanced Handling and Stability

The new AMG SL 55 comes with rear axle steering as a standard feature, greatly enhancing maneuverability and improving cornering capabilities. This technology also contributes to high-speed stability and provides superior control over the vehicle.

Exterior Design and Dimensions

Measuring 4,705mm in length, 1,915mm in width, and 1,359mm in height, the Mercedes-AMG SL 55 exhibits a sleek and dynamic profile. Compared to its predecessor, the new SL 55 has seen an increase of 88mm, 38mm, and 44mm in length, width, and height, respectively. The wheelbase has been extended by 117mm, now measuring 2,700mm. Furthermore, the roadster features an electrically operatable fabric roof, which is significantly lighter, weighing 21kg less than the previous metal roof. The roof can be opened or closed in approximately 16 seconds, even while driving at speeds of up to 60 kmph.

Exterior and Interior Options

The Mercedes-AMG SL 55 offers a range of eight body shades to choose from, including Selenite grey, Hyper blue, Obsidian black, Alpine grey, Spectral blue magno, Monza grey magno, Opalite white bright, and Patagonia Red bright. Inside the cabin, buyers have the option of five interior upholstery choices: Sienna brown Nappa leather, Black Nappa leather, Black Nappa leather and microfiber with red stitching, Truffle brown Nappa leather, and Black Nappa leather and microfiber with yellow stitching.

Luxurious and Technologically Advanced Cabin

The AMG SL 55 provides a host of luxurious and technologically advanced features, including Mercedes’ MBUX powered 11.9-inch vertically oriented touchscreen, which can be adjusted at angles between 12 degrees and 32 degrees for optimal visibility and ease of use. A 12.3-inch digital driver display offers a comprehensive view of essential driving information. The roadster features an AMG twin-spoke steering wheel, and an optional heads-up display is available for added convenience.

The Burmester sound system ensures a premium audio experience, while the powered front seats guarantee comfort and support. The AMG Ride Control System enables customization of driving modes, with options such as slippery, comfort, sport, sport+, and individual. Additionally, the vehicle includes rear-axle steering for enhanced handling and stability, an automatically deployable rear spoiler, and various other cutting-edge features.

Competition and Market Presence

In the Indian market, the Mercedes-AMG SL 55 competes with formidable rivals such as the Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet and the Lexus LC

500h. With its impressive performance, luxurious features, and iconic brand reputation, the AMG SL 55 aims to attract discerning buyers seeking a combination of style, comfort, and exhilarating driving dynamics.

Overall, the new Mercedes-AMG SL 55 roadster delivers a thrilling driving experience with its powerful engine, advanced technologies, and refined design, solidifying its position as a remarkable addition to the luxury sports car segment in India.

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