Starting at $89,195 (all prices include the $995 transportation charge), the SL 450 is the most affordable way to get into the SL-Class. It's powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 that has a nine-speed automatic transmission. On the performance side of things, the SL 450 comes with a active suspension system with active damping, perforated front brakes, and a sport exhaust system.
Exterior features on the roadster include: active LED headlights, 19-inch five-spoke wheels, and side-mirror logo projectors. As a grand tourer, the SL 450 is packed with all sorts of goodies on the inside. Standard interior features include: a panorama roof, illuminated door sills, a three-spoke multifunction sport steering wheel, brushed aluminum pedals, dual-zone climate control, heated 16-way power seats with a memory setting, multicolor LED ambient lighting, a power windblocker, a Harman/Kardon sound system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and navigation.
Available packages on the SL 450 include the Premium Package ($5,050) that brings an Airscarf neck-level heating system, painted brake calipers, perforated rear brake discs, an electronic trunk closer with Hands-Free Access, active multicontour seats with a massage function, keyless-go, ventilated seats, and Parking Assist with Parking Pilot. Magic Sky Control ($2,500) adds the automaker's special panorama roof that alters the transparency of the glass panel via electricity, while adding soft-close doors costs $450. The Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Premium Sound System ($5,400) adds 12 active speakers with two Acoustic Lens tweeters for an unmatched sound.
Performance-oriented packages include the Driver Assistance Package ($2,250) that brings a host of safety features, including: forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, and lane keeping assist. Lastly, getting Active Body Control (ABC) with Curve Function costs $4,090 and is a fully-active suspension system that helps keep the vehicle stable during turns.