How fast is a 2009 SL63 AMG?

155 mph
Mercedes claims the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL63 will accelerate to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.6 seconds, with an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. And the more free-revving nature of this engine seems to suit the SL63’s more focused, aggressive nature.

How much does a Mercedes SL63 AMG cost?

These AMG-built SLs are not inexpensive. The SL63 starts at $153,845. The SL65, at 220,995 (both prices including a destination charge of $995). There are also harder-edge sports cars out there, from the likes of Jaguar and Porsche.

Is the SL63 all-wheel drive?

The previous SL seated just two, but the new one comes with a 2+2 layout. Where before there was only rear-wheel drive, both new trims are all-wheel drive.

Is Mercedes discontinuing the SLC?

Well, as previously mentioned, the SLC and two-door S-Class are gone. Reports had referred to it as a CLC revival with rear doors, but that’s not happening anymore. Despite plans to cut back on combustion-engined cars, Mercedes is planning to introduce a model it hasn’t offered before.

What does SLC mean in Mercedes?

Technically it stands for “sportlich leight kurz”, which translated to English means “sporty light short”. This version of a Mercedes’ sports car was manufactured from 1996-2016, when the line was renamed “SLC”, or “C” class.

Is SLC discontinued?

What kind of engine does a Mercedes Benz SL63 have?

The SL63 replaces the SL55 AMG, which was powered by a supercharged 5.4-liter V-8 that produced a mere 510 horsepower. The new car features face-lifted styling and interior revisions, plus a modified version of the company’s seven-speed transmission. The SL63 certainly looks the part.

How does the Mercedes-Benz SL63 compare to the AMG-Class AMG?

Of course, the 63 is only one of four SL models, one of two to get an AMG makeover, and of those two, not the quicker. That distinction belongs to the SL65 AMG, with its King Kong 6.0-liter, twin-turbo V-12 making 604 horsepower and 738 vertebrae-fusing pound-feet of torque. The SL63, in contrast, makes do with AMG’s 6.2-liter V-8.

What kind of suspension does a 2009 Mercedes SL have?

As noted, the 2009 SLs represent a freshening rather than a complete makeover. The bones are essentially unchanged, but the AMG chassis engineers made subtle adjustments to the 63’s active body control (ABC) suspension, yielding an uptick in transient response time, as well as improved feel in the speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion steering system.

What kind of skidpad does the Mercedes SL63 have?

Given the SL63’s eager responses and its new low-profile rubber—Bridgestone Potenza RE050A, 255/35ZR-19 front, 285/30ZR-19 rear—we expected a better skidpad number than 0.88 g (the Pirelli-shod SL55 pulled 0.91).