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Mercedes-Benz to Reveal All-New 2013 SL550 at 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz will be pulling the wraps off the all-new 2013 SL550 at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show next month.  This next-generation SL now features a structure made almost entirely of aluminum, making it considerably lighter than the outgoing model.  MB says that the 2013 SL550 weighs about 275 pounds less than the car would if built of a traditional steel structure.  Considering that the SL name stands for “sporty, lightweight”, this is a major improvement over the rather portly outgoing model.   Combine that with more horsepower and better efficiency and the 2013 SL550 is certainly starting to live up to its original name.  Read More…