Impressed by the sunsets of the Pacific Coast, the Mercedes-AMG SL63 Large Sur Version showcases what the model’s Manufaktur division is able to. It options a number of edition-specific particulars inside and outside, and it’ll solely be accessible in restricted numbers on the American market.
AMG began the venture by deciding on a head-turning colour referred to as Manufaktur Orange Flame Metallic. It paints the roadster on a devoted line inside its Bremen, Germany, manufacturing unit, and it notes that the bumpers are hand-painted to make sure a high quality end. The roadster additionally will get the AMG Exterior Chrome Bundle, black brake calipers, a black comfortable prime, and black 21-inch wheels, and it wears an AMG emblem on its entrance finish. That is the primary time AMG’s emblem has appeared on the SL’s nostril; the usual SL63 receives the acquainted Mercedes-Benz emblem.
Step inside (or, if the highest is down, look inside) and you will find hand-stitched Mystic Pink and black leather-based upholstery with orange distinction stitching, body-colored trim on the middle console, and the “Manufaktur” emblem on the storage compartment’s lid. Past these design cues, the Large Sur Version presents a front-axle elevate system, a Burmester Excessive-Finish 3D encompass sound system, and the Driver Help Bundle.
There’s nothing orange or sunset-inspired within the engine bay. Energy for the Large Sur Version comes from the identical twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8 engine that powers the regular-production SL63. Constructed by hand, it develops 577 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, and it spins the 4 wheels through a nine-speed automated transmission (all-wheel-drive is commonplace on the most recent SL). AMG quotes a zero-to-60-mph time of three.5 seconds and a prime velocity of 196 mph, so you need to be capable to catch a glimpse of the sundown even for those who go away the workplace later than anticipated.
The 2024 Mercedes-AMG SL63 Large Sur Version will make its public debut tomorrow (Aug. 17) on the Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge in Pebble Seashore. It is a limited-edition mannequin, however availability hasn’t been introduced but. We have requested, and we’ll replace this story if we study extra.