Declining volumes in the roadster segment ask for cost cutting measures. The new SL will therefore share the technical platform with the new SLK. Unlike its smaller brother powered by four cylinder engines, the SL will feature no L4 units, but the new three-liter inline six-cylinder. In SL 300, the engine will be good for 365 hp, while the 400 SL will offer about 435 hp. Also new is the roof construction. To underscore the luxurious character of the SL, the roadster will come again with a noble fabric roof. READ MORE HERE.