The Mercedez-Benz of 2012 SL-Class SL550 Roaster is filled with a 4.6liter twin-turbo engine with 516lb-ft torque peak making it a perform at optimum levels. It has a seven-speed automatic transmission with three driving modes that provides a smoother, more efficient and more responsive driving experience. Reviews about the new SL550 Roadster also reveal an energy-efficient car thanks to its ECO-start/stop system. This automatically shuts off the engine during inactive situations but also immediately restarts it when the driver lifts off the brake. There are also good reviews on the SL550 Roadster's Electronic Stability Program that helps drivers keep the car in control during shifty maneuvers. The adaptive breaking technology with the anti-lock braking system is also a safety feature of this coupe. Other safety system in place are 8-way airbag protection, pop-up roll bars, Neck-Pro active head restraints, Pre-Safe technology, 3-point seat belts with emergency tensioning devices, smart key, advance tire pressure monitoring system, adaptive high beam assist and anti-theft alarm system.
Reviews of this Mercedes model rave about the dual looks of the car. The power retractable hardtop transforms this coupe to an open roadster or vice-versa within a matter of 16 seconds. When closed, a panorama roof is in placed giving the driver and passengers a good view of the sky while still providing enough protection from harmful sunlight. The interior of this model from Mercedes Benz has lavish sun-reflecting leather upholstery and a choice of either a burl walnut or black ash wood trims. It is obvious to us when we reviewed the SL550 Roadster that comfort and convenience are also priorities during the design process of this car. It includes 12-way power seat with memory, heated seats, dual-zone climate control, power wind-blocker, illuminated entry system, HomeLink garage door opener, auto-dimming rear-view and driver-side mirrors and a fully-equipped audio and entertainment system.