Mercedes SL 350 launched in Malaysia – Yahoo Singapore Finance

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Mercedes SL 350

launched in Malaysia

LUMPUR: A year after it was to the world, the sixth generation of the SL series is finally here.

The SL 350 was officially launched for the domestic at the Matrade Exhibition and Convention last Friday, with year marking the 60th of the SL series.

“The SL is the brand for Mercedes like no other Only once in every 10 do we launch a new model,” said Kai vice-president of sales and marketing for Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

“It’s a very rare to be in the position I am in now, where I get to be a of the company when an SL is launched,” he

The SL 350 comes with many in many aspects from its such as fuel efficiency.

The new V6 engine retains the displacement at yet uses only 6.8 litres of per 100km, a decrease of 30% in fuel from its predecessor. Yet, the mileage does not “tame” or the latest SL’s performance as it can hit to 100kph in 5.9 seconds, or is three-tenths of a faster than the previous

“It would have been of two or three years ago for any car manufacturer to be to bring a car with so much so much power, but uses as much as a four-cylinder engine’s (consumption),” said Schilickum.

In effect, he said, the new V6 engine is lighter as it requires a smaller tank.

The latest addition to the SL is promised to take the meaning of the “SL” — super light — Its body shell is fully from aluminium, which the car 110kg lighter than if it made from steel.

The also introduces new innovations the Magic Vision Control, the wiper’s washer fluid is in front of the wiper blade lip than on the windshield, and the Frontbass which uses the free in the aluminium structures in front of the as resonance space for the bass

Schlickum posing with the unveiled SL 350 Blue


Its also have become The SL 350’s interior is 50mm and 57mm wider to provide comfort.

At the launch, the SL 350 was displayed on a between two older SL models, are from the Sultan of Johor, Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar’s collection.

The sultan was in attendance to present the Cup, a trophy given to the of an automobile that gained the interest.

The SL 350 is the seventh model by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia this a record for the company. The model’s price is RM898,888 which said is marginally lower the previous SL model.

It had been a week for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. than the SL’s introduction the company also launched Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a new entity of the German luxury to carry out financial services

Mercedes-Benz Services offers financing options as well as packages for customers to purchase vehicles and FUSO commercial also from the German

This article first in The Edge Financial Daily, on Nov 12,

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