Mercedes-Benz has officially introduced the new SL400 which is coming as a replacement for the previous SL350.
Following some rumors which appeared last week, Mercedes-Benz has officially pulled the wraps off the SL400. The model in question is coming as a replacement for the SL350 and, on its local auto market, Germany, prices for it have been set at 97,282.50 euros, including VAT. Mercedes-Benz says that the new SL400 is coming with a 3.0 liter twin turbocharged V6 engine under its hood, from the E 400, which is producing a total output of 333 HP (245 kW), between 5,250 rpm and 6,000 rpm, and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque, available between 1,600 rpm and 4,000 rpm.
The German based automaker Mercedes-Benz has made the new SL400 27 HP (20 kW) and 110 Nm (81 lb-ft) of torque more powerful than its predecessor. The carmaker has equipped the engine with a seven-speed automatic transmission, which is allowing it to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 5.2 seconds, before reaching al electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). The average fuel consumption stands at 7.3 liters / 100 km (38.6 mpg UK / 32.2 mpg US) and the CO2 emissions stop at 172 g/km. Prices for the model start at 97,282.50 euros.