Merceds-Benz SL of the new generation will lose its rigid folding roof, and all its versions from AMG will be hybrid.
The Mercedes-Benz SL roadster of the next generation can turn into a four-seat convertible with fabric folding tops. This is reported by the edition of Automobile Magazine with reference to its own sources. Engineers from Stuttgart are closely engaged in the development of the new Mercedes-Benz SL, whose body will receive the index R232. The novelty will be built on a new platform, which will significantly increase the length of the wheelbase, and there will be a place to accommodate the second row of seats in the cabin.
It is expected that under the Mercedes-AMG brand the following versions of the convertible with a 48-volt soft hybrid unit will be available in the form of an additional 20-horsepower starter generator. The top version of SL73 will be a plug-in hybrid. In addition to the gasoline engine from the SL63 will add an electric motor for 204 horsepower. The total capacity is more than 800 hp. and 1000 Nm of torque.