Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts in Sri Lanka now have the opportunity to be infatuated all over again. The iconic two-door Mercedes-Benz sports coupe – SL is back again with its newest generation. As an automotive icon the Mercedes-Benz SL blends accomplished motoring at the highest level with exquisite style. Manufactured virtually completely from aluminium, the roadster also sets the standards in the category of luxurious roadsters with its numerous technical innovations. Not forgetting that the SL is entirely suitable for everyday use thanks to its retractable vario-roof. This makes it the all-rounder amongst sports cars.
The all new Mercedes-Benz SLwas launched recently at the Mercedes-Trophy Sri Lanka Country Finals 2017 held at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa. The SL-Class has been Mercedes Benz’s longest and most prestigious icon. Born as a vehicle inspired by the W194 race car, the first ‘sport lightweight’ Mercedes-Benz SL introduced in 1954 was noted for its gullwing doors and the first use of fuel injection in a production car. Through decades, the SL-Class has existed as a two-door coupe as well as a convertible.