Mercedes-Benz has unveiled special editions of its SLC and SL roadsters, scheduled to go on sale in Germany from April. Both the SLC RedArt Edition and SL designo Edition get significant styling upgrades both on the exterior and interior.
The RedArt Edition can be had with any engine option, even with the entry-level SLC 180 or with the AMG SLC 43. The four-cylinder SLC 180, SLC 200, SLC 250d and SLC 300 models are available in an exclusive designo iridium silver magno matt finish. The AMG 43 variant gets an exclusive designo selenite grey magno finish. Alternatively, customers can choose from six other colours. Styling elements on the exterior include the red front splitter, diamond radiator grille with pins in red and black, red fins in the wings with an exclusive Edition badge, red flics in the AMG bumper and the diffuser with red trim. While the regular SLC gets 18-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in tremolite metallic with a high-sheen finish, the AMG gets 18-inch 10-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in high-gloss black with red rim flange. Both get red brake calipers.
On the inside, the SLC RedArt Edition gets an exclusive black leather upholstery with silver pearl nappa leather inserts with red contrasting stitching and the Edition logo embroidered on the head restraint. There are carbon-embossed leather on the head restraints, sports steering wheel and on the DYNAMIC SELECT selector lever to ensure sporty highlights. Two-tone upholstery in high-quality nappa leather is also available on request. Further appointments include seat heating, AIRSCARF neck-level heating for driver and front passenger, aluminium trim element with dark carbon grain as well as exclusive floor mats with the Edition logo and red border. The AMG variant gets AMG floor mats, AMG E-SELECT selector lever with nappa leather insert and embossed AMG logo as well as the aluminium trim element with dark carbon grain.
The SLC RedArt Edition is priced between €38,853.50 – €62,207.25 in Germany inclusive of 19% VAT.
The SL designo Edition on the other hand gets brilliant blue finish, 19- or 20-inch AMG 10-spoke forged wheels, designo Edition badge, and chrome flics in the front apron ensure a special exterior look. On the inside, seats and door centre panel get porcelain/black designo Nappa leather with exclusive designo layout, roof liner in porcelain designo DINAMICA and designo seat belts in white. Further matching appointments include the ambient lighting, the 3-spoke two-tone multifunction sports steering wheel in black/porcelain nappa leather, the DIRECT SELECT selector lever in porcelain leather, the designo trim element in piano lacquer champagne white as well as the floor mats with porcelain designo badges and edging.
The SL designo Edition is priced between €117,107.90 – €137,088 in Germany inclusive of 19% VAT.