Return to form? The new two-door SL harks back to yesteryear
Mercedes-AMG’s latest offering looks aggressive, but promises a light, sporty ride
My immediate response to the reveal of the latest Mercedes-Benz SL-Class was a grimace.
Stylistically, there is a lot going on. It looks like the GT roadster from the Mercedes-AMG division, mixed with flavours of Porsche 992.
An aggressive-looking thing that is at odds with the graceful, elegant, grand touring-type personalities of legendary forebears such as the R129, launched in 1989, or the R107, famously used by Bobby Ewing in soap opera Dallas...