Mercedes SL65 AMG Roadster Video Walk Around and Photo Gallery

Words Jim Davis | April 09, 2013
The Mercedes SL65 outputs 621-hp & 738 lb-ft of torque, going 0-60 in 3.9 seconds on its way to a limited 186 mph top speed
Words Jim Davis April 09, 2013

It began with the Mercedes-Benz SL550, then the Mercedes SL63 AMG and now, the V-12 SL65 AMG. With a 6.0-liter biturbo twelve-cylinder engine, the Mercedes SL65 AMG outputs 621-hp and a massive 738 lb-ft of torque, propelling you from zero to 60 in a mere 3.9 seconds while on your way to a limited 186 mph top speed. In this video walk around, Rob Moran, Product Manager at AMG, discusses the Mercedes SL Roadster’s most powerful version ever.

2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG Standard Equipment


  • Retractable hard-top with easy pack feature
  • 12-way adjustable heated seats w/pneumatic lumbar support and memory
  • Power Wind Screen*
  • COMAND w/40GB hard-drive GPS navigation & SiriusXM real-time traffic
  • iPod/MP3 media interface (in center armrest)
  • Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Sound System
  • HD Radio®
  • In-dash 6-disc DVD/CD changer
  • In-dash SD memory card reader
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Bluetooth interface for hands-free calling
  • Enhanced voice control for audio, telephone and navigation
  • PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist*
  • Heated & Active Ventilated Front Seats
  • AIRSCARF neck-level heating system
  • Power Trunk Closer with hands-free access*
  • Soft Close Doors
  • Rear View Camera
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats
  • AMG Sport Steering Wheel
  • Multi-color Ambient Lighting*
  • IWC-Design Analog Clock on Dashboard*
  • Power folding side mirrors
  • Auto dimming rear view and driver side mirrors
  • Heated Windshield
  • Nappa Leather Headliner
  • Exclusive Leather upholstery
  • Power adjustable tilt/telescoping steering column with easy-exit feature
  • Electronic parking brake*
  • SmartKey with panic button and infrared remote roof automation
  • Integrated garage door opener
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • AMG Illuminated Door Sills
  • AMG Floormats


  • ECO Start/Stop*
  • Active Body Control (ABC) Suspension
  • Hand-built AMG 6.0-liter biturbo V12 engine*
  • 621 hp @ 4,800 rpm
  • 738 lb-ft of torque @ 2,300-4,300
  • Max Boost: 21.75 psi
  • Top Speed: 186 mph (Electronically Limited)
  • AMG DRIVE UNIT w/ 7-speed Automatic Transmission with C, S, S+ and M shift modes*
  • 19”/20” AMG 10-Spoke Forged Wheels
  • 19” 5-spoke wheels with high performance tires
  • Silver Brake Calipers
  • AMG Bodystyling


  • DISTRONIC PLUS with Pre-Safe Brake*
  • Active Blind Spot Assist*
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist*
  • Mercedes-Benz mbrace2™*
  • NECK-PRO Active Head Restraints*
  • Headlamp cleaning system
  • LED Daytime Running Lights*
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist*
  • Bi-Xenon headlamps w/Active Curve Illumination
  • Advanced tire pressure monitoring system
  • Supplemental restraint system with occupant sensor
  • Two-stage dual front airbags
  • Head-thorax side impact airbags
  • Driver and Passenger knee airbags
  • 3-point seat belt with pretensioners and dual-stage belt force limiter
  • Electrohydraulic braking system, Anti-Lock (ABS), Brake Assist (BAS)
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Automatic Slip Reduction (ASR)
  • Automatic pop-up rollover protection
  • Anti-theft alarm with engine immobilizer
  • Night security illumination
  • New vehicle 4-year/50,000 mile warranty
  • 24-hour roadside assistance program
  • Owner information kit


  • 19″ Twin 5-spoke wheels with high performance tires

Stand Alone Options

  • AMG Carbon Ceramic Braking System
  • AMG Exterior Carbon Fiber Package
  • AMG Performance Media ($TBD)*
  • Red Painted Brake Calipers
  • AMG Performance Steering Wheel with DINAMICA side grips
  • 19”/20” AMG 10-Spoke Forged Wheels (Black)


Black, Magnetite Black, Obsidian Black (Special Order), Shadow Grey* (Matte Finish), Dolomite Brown*(Special Order), Mars Red, Steel Grey, Iridium Silver, Palladium Silver, Pearl Beige*, Diamond White, Lunar Blue*, designo Mocha Black, designo Graphite, designo Magno Alanite Grey (Matte Finish), designo Magno Cashmere White (Matte Finish)


Black AMG Exclusive Leather, Beige/Brown AMG Exclusive Leather, Red/Black AMG Exclusive Leather, Porcelain/Black AMG Exclusive Leather, designo Sand, designo Tuscany Beige Pearl*, designo Sienna Brown, designo Platinum White, designo Light Brown, designo Deep White


Brown Poplar (Satin) (Special Order), Burl Walnut, Black Ash, Aluminum (Special Order), Carbon Fiber, Designo Natural Bamboo, designo Black Piano Lacquer, designo Champagne White Piano Lacquer, designo Brown Poplar (Satin) (Special Order), designo Burl Walnut, Black Ash, designo Aluminum (Special Order), designo Carbon Fiber

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