Saturday, February 27, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz SL-class First Drive: Further Refined for Your Pleasure

-When you reach the price of the Mercedes-Benz SL-class roadster, the market does something unusual: It separates. In many segments, car companies are viciously duplicating each other as fast as possible with nearly identical products, but among $100,000–$150,000 sports convertibles, the choices vary widely in personality and purpose. You can get a Porsche 911 Cabrio or Targa (2016 base prices: $97,250 and $103,980) or an Aston Martin V8 Vantage convertible ($122,325). BMW doesn’t really play in the arena, as the 6-series has to be loaded to the nines (or ordered in M6 form) to pass $100K, and the new Audi R8 convertible isn’t out yet. Smack in the middle of this Venn diagram is the Mercedes-Benz SL, a car that achieves both sportiness and coddling comfort with practiced aplomb, which is why we rate it tops among its peers. READ MORE ››

from Car and Driver Blog

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