2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Starts at $84,925

The entry price for Mercedes-Benz’s most prestigious droptop gets considerably lower for 2015 with the addition of the new SL400 model that’s powered by a turbocharged V-6 engine. This 329-hp version of the SL starts at $84,925, more than $20,000 less than the V-8-powered SL550 (pictured) that previously sat at the bottom of the SL model range.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 is powered by the same new 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 engine that’s in the redesigned 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It makes 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque, which Mercedes-Benz says makes for a 5.1 second 0-60 mph run. That’s only 0.6 seconds slower than the quoted time for the V-8 SL550, which makes 100 hp more from its 4.7-liter turbocharged V-8.

Standard features for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 include a Harman/Kardon audio system, a Comand infotainment interface, leather seats, and a power windblocker. Options are limited to a $4900 Premium Package that adds a backup camera, ventilated seats, the Airscarf neck-heating system, and pushbutton start; along with a $2950 active safety package, a $2000 sport package, and other standalone options like a $2250 night view system and the $2500 Magic Sky Control adjustable panoramic sunroof.

This new, lower price puts the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class much more in line with pricing of its competitors like the BMW 6 Series convertible which starts at $84,550 and the soon-to-be-discontinued Jaguar XK convertible which costs $91,425.

We’ll see if the lower entry price for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 can attract new buyers to the SL lineup as the SL400 goes on sale this month.

No one who has driven the current SL550 could argue against its quality or incredible ride, but " Light Sport " it is not....this is going to be interesting to see if the v6 with 100 hp less can move this very heavy grand tourer.
Michael Keynejad
Mercedes Buyers watch for some dealers scams selling their rentals as used certified cars, they could call it (demo cars), make sure ask for written report in your contract, car been driven by many driver normally will have problem in long term!
Alan Qeredaxi
Danar Akam
Ron Futia
Not bad the price is good and its a benz
Melissa Nestorovski
I am in love!!!\U0001f633\U0001f60d
Roy Ndeto
That's fair,the SL400 AMG version will need deeper pockets.
Anthony Crea
Only $85k, I'll take two!!! :P
Marc Hamady
The Mercedes SL is way overpriced. Would take a Jaguar F type or an Aston Martin Vantage over this car any day. The SL should be $20,000 less.
Raymond Day-Hakker
mmm sweet. Roy Ndeto
Ritesh Soni
I want this...!!
Daniel Colanton
ill take that any day!
Mike Lim
That's not cheap. Lol
Ron Gilliam
I like benz products but thats too much for me dodge challenger is my type of car buy american
Goran Nestorovski
Melissa Nestorovski
Michael Anderson
Cause the two cars are even remotely in the same category, there is a reason the benz costs more.
Jim Bubb
My neighbor's son has this 550.... I wish...
Lynn Scott Paden
Jim Bubb
In the 1980's there was a trend in art where "artists" would throw crap on portraits of Jesus or glue dried flowers in a cheap vase or even paint a cardboard box white; just dumb, simple, stupid nothing crap. But the artsy fartsy rich folks in LA and New York would pay tens of thousands for this cheap, throwaway junk. Well, Daimler has learned that lesson well and here is their crap on a portrait. The fart-sniffers will come running with their money in hand to throw at them. Bland, emotionless and stupid-expensive. It's the 80's all over again.
Jason Lowell
Hmmm, v6 Mercedes or a v8 Corvette.... Vette wins everytime!
Mitesh Champaneri
Wish list
Alejandro Trujillo
The headlights kill the whole car
Collin Oskahpee
New Z06 convertible at that price.
Mike Thomas
Not on my shopping list...at any price.
Martin Vergouwen
May be on the US. Not in The Neterlands...-(
Dammy Onafowokan
Remember when SL's looked good?
Carole Bernard
Prochaine voiture !
Rahefee Ali Al-imir
Yea I'll buy
Javier Cesar Cuevas
Price and Performance!
Chuck KidneyPain Lowery
I'll pass.
Gillian Machidi
Update those headlights
Aric Howard
Who buys this? There is nothing that makes it stick out for that price other then a giant star
Robby Robinson
wait a year and let it depreciate and it will be 50 thousand cheaper
Şevket Inanoğlu
♥ sl
Robert May
No, you clearly need to say more, because those two cars have nothing to do with each other. It's like mentioning a mustang GT when the article is about a volvo XC90.
Rob Eckaus
Convertible? Lol
Eugen Ev
Robert Ghita
Javier Cesar Cuevas
Cts-V nuff said!
John Engelman
A rip off I'll take a vette .
Tim Koehrman
It should be $20,000 less ...
Lee Wayne Ryder
is this possibly the worst photoshop ever?

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