There was a time when the most important and baddest AMG you may purchase
got here with a 7.Three-liter V-12 and a “73” badge on its trunk lid.
The automobile was the SL73, and it was offered within the 1990s in each
coupe and convertible kinds. Its engine, which delivered 525
horsepower, would finally be picked by Pagani for its
authentic Zonda supercar.
Now it seems AMG is ready to revive its 73 sequence. Final month
we realized of rumors that AMG was planning to launch an
SL73 model of the next-generation SL, and that as an alternative of
a V-12 the automobile would get a V-Eight-based hybrid setup probably
delivering 805 horsepower. It is the setup AMG previewed in its
GT sedan idea on the 2017 Geneva Worldwide Motor
It turns on the market’s some substance to the rumors.
Motor1 has found logos filed by
Mercedes-Benz with the European Union Patent and Trademark
Workplace, which level to greater than only a SL73 within the revived 73
The trademark filings embody “G73,” “GLS73” and “S73,” hinting
at sizzling variations of the S-Class, G-Class and GLS. There have been
additionally trademark filings that point out 40 and 50 sequence fashions
are on the way in which for AMG’s smaller vehicles. Curiously there was no
“SL73,” however then once more it is possible Mercedes already has the
Anticipate the brand new 73 sequence to switch the V-12-based 65 sequence
at present supplied by AMG. The tuner has already said that its
V-12 engine is on the way in which out.
Will you be saddened by the demise of the V-12? Or are you in
the camp that electrification expertise makes the engine
out of date? Tell us within the feedback under.