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Mercedes' next SL prototype hits the road

The development work is being handled by AMG.

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Here are some manufacturer-issued 'spy shots' of the new Mercedes-Benz SL roadster.

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Development of the SL is being handled by Mercedes' AMG performance division.

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The SL will only be offered in AMG variants.

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Mild-hybrid and possibly plug-in hybrid powertrains are expected.

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Unlike the current SL, the new one will have a soft convertible top.

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The new SL should be smaller than the current one.

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But it'll be super luxurious, natch.

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Look for the new SL to debut in 2022.

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