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Mercedes boosts horsepower of entry-level roadster

autos Updated: Apr 08, 2014 16:51 IST

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Mercedes has unveiled the SL 400, the new model designed to replace the SL 350 in the brand's line-up. The entry-level roadster, which will have 27hp more power than its predecessor, will be available in Germany starting at €97,282.50.

The Mercedes SL 400 is equipped with a twin turbo V6 engine with 333hp, compared to 306hp on the SL 350. The roadster accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 5.2 seconds and boasts a top speed of 250km/h. Average fuel consumption is 7.3L/100km, or the equivalent of 172g of CO2 emissions per kilometer.

Unlike on the SL 350, the Frontbass audio system and the Magic Vision Control smart windshield wiper system both come standard on the SL 400.