Mercedes Benz SL R231 SL63 AMG - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis R231
Model SL63 AMG
Engine 5461cc
Engine Code M157DE55AL
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 2012
Predecessor R230
Successor -
Performance Value
Power 537 PS - 395 kW - 530 BHP
Torque 800 Nm - 590 lb/ft
Acceleration 4.2 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 15.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 24.0 MPG
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SL R231 SL63 AMG Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2012/127 - Risk Of Fire - On a short production run certain SL Class vehicles had their air conditioning systems filled with the wrong refrigerant. Under normal driving there is not a safety risk. However should the vehicle be involved in a very heavy frontal impact accident which occurs in conjunction with a fracture of the refrigerant line it is possible that an engine compartment fire may occur.
  • R/2014/085 - Airbag May Not Perform As Specified - The front passenger air bag module may not have been installed according to specifications. If activated it is possible that separate parts of the passenger air bag module may become loose and may detach.