Ten months after Mercedes revealed the new AMG SL Class
Above that comes the AMG SL 63, starting at $179,150 after destination for the Touring trim. The same V8 sits up front, putting out 577 hp and 590 lb-ft here. Compared to the SL 55’s 3.8 sprint to 60 miles per hour and 183-mph top speed, the SL 63 needs just 3.5 for the dash and runs out of go at 196 mph. Beyond the goodies that come with the SL 55, the SL 63 comes standard with augmented video for the navigation, the AMG
It’s necessary to step up to the Performance Trim to get more content, the package particulars dependent on the model; two of its three features — Active Ride Control and Dynamic Plus — are standard on the SL 63. The only boon we see at the moment is the front axle lift system, which really makes this a Performance Trim for the SL 55 alone, and more of a convenience package for the SL 63. Mercedes
The SL pause and reset took the roadster a ways upmarket on the MSRP scale compared to the previous models and the AMG GT Roadster, landing the new one in between the competition before like-for-like options are considered. The former non-AMG SL 550
The 2019 SL 63 started at $155,500 for its 5.5-liter V8 making 577 hp and 664 lb-ft., roughly $24,000 deficit to the new SL 63. The 2022 M8 Convertible makes 617 horsepower, takes 3.1 seconds to get to 60, and starts at $144,695. The 2022 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet uses its 572 hp to get to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and starts at $197,150.