Mercedes-Benz has announced that it has secured 25 examples of the limited production Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Night Edition for the Australian market – twelve of which will be finished in a special designo magno Night matte black paint.
Along with its unique finish, each Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Night Edition includes a raft of extra equipment and features – many of which have been sourced from the AMG catalogue – with a price tag of $246,000 regardless of paint finish.
In keeping with the dark theme, the remaining thirteen models will be finished in an Obsidian Black metallic paint and it’s a case of first come, best dressed to secure the preferred paint scheme.
The Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Mr. Horst von Sanden said “With the SL being the longest running continuous nameplate in the automotive industry, there have been many special SL’s produced over its 57 year run. We have during the last 57 years debuted some very special features on SL-Class and the Night Edition continues that tradition to start off the next 57 years of SL”
Along with the special finish, the exterior also boasts 19-inch AMG five-spoke wheels, silver brake calipers with Mercedes-Benz lettering, darkened headlamps and tail lights including a third brake light, DISTRONIC autonomous cruise control, remote boot lid opening and closing, door handles with high-gloss finish and a "Night Edition" badge on the front mudguards.
Inside the Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Night Edition features new seats in Nappa leather, a sports steering wheel, gear lever, and door linings finished in black with contrasting silver stitching, black ash wood trim, the Mercedes-Benz logo on the door sills, "Night Edition" badge on the seat backrests and floor mats with embroidered "Night Edition" logo.
With the SL 350 Night Edition we have used the opportunity to provide a unique encompassing of the SL core values of luxury, safety, dynamics, performance and exclusivity. We have been able to secure twenty five of this truly limited run SL for our local customers, half of which will be painted in the stunning designo magno Night black.”
The Mercedes-Benz SL 350 Night Edition will arrive in Australian Mercedes-Benz dealerships in July.