2012 starts the new Mercedes SL generation on the German market. And because the world is small – and always has a photo-enabled smartphone and it is always online – was also shot down already Erlkönig of the new Mercedes SL.
As was expected, will take over the new SL is the design language of the SLS. The rear end looks much more muscular and more aggressive. The far-reaching down and dominant acting bumper can of course be only camouflage, but it does not. Overall, the tail appears thus less leggy – the new SL seems tired of being on the road.
More momentum in the electronics sector: the tail lights seem flatter and more delicate effect. The lights from the R230 variant were shaped more like a drip.
Even the front of his large 2012-SL model SLS AMG is similar. The recent facelift already hinted at in front Retro-/SLS-Stil is further thought. And not least because of the pedestrian protection, the nose, such as the BMW 6 Series will be slightly steeper.
Under the body, the approach to the Mercedes SLS AMG will continue. At least the top version of the new SL will get a (somewhat weaker) variant of the 6.2-liter V8 with 571 hp from the SLS.