Final Top Repair - 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster Long-Term Road Test

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster Long-Term Road Test

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster: Final Top Repair

July 9, 2013

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

The final piece to fix the convertible top on our 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster has arrived. Some damage was done to the headliner when the convertible top failed a few weeks ago. We dropped the car off bright and early one morning at W.I. Simonson Mercedes-Benz in Santa Monica for the necessary repairs. This was after a few weeks of driving around with the top up.

It'll be exciting to open it up on warm summer days and hear the exhaust burble on deceleration again.

Travis Langness, Associate Editor @ 26,592 miles


  • why did it fail the second time? was it due to an incorrect repair from the first failure?

  • zcalvert zcalvert Posts:

    i agree some more explanation would be nice. was it bad design or bad dealership? either way, at this price range, MB should be delivering better.

  • mercedesfan mercedesfan Posts:

    I don't think this is a design issue or you would see it popping up in owner forums (yes, there are SLS owner forums). This really looks more like a random fluke that a bad dealership made worse.

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