AMG’s decision to increase displacement from the 5.5 liter supercharged engine in the SL55 to the 6.2L naturally aspirated V8 in the SL63 makes the driving experience even more enjoyable and comfortable.
From your back to your ears, you’ll be giddy behind the wheel. The leather seats have fans built into the headrests for warm or cold air to be sent down the seat, which can also give you a pulsing massage at 155mph (electronically limited).
The 7-speed wet clutch runs power to the rear wheels from the 6.2L V8 that makes 518 horsepower and 465lb/ft of torque. 0-60 for the 4300lb machine is less than 4.7 seconds, an impressive feat for a hard-top convertible. Switch between 4 driving modes for a comfortable cruise or spirited drive down the PCH.
Compromise of luxury, GT car and sports car all in one. – Jay Leno
The trunk is a unique component of the SL63. The hardtop piece moves up to allow for easier access to the trunk which can fit roughly two and a half duffel bags or a set of golf clubs. Hit the trunk close button, and you’ll see the hardtop move down first, then the trunk lid.
Meaty Bridgestone Potenza RE050A performance tires hunker this grand tourer to the pavement with rears measuring at 285/30R19 and fronts measuring a healthy 255/30R19.