It’s been a few months since our spy photographers caught the updated 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class out testing, but it doesn’t appear that it has lost much of its camouflage. The big news is that we get our best look yet at the interior.

The single shot shows that the interior will be getting minimal upgrades similar to most of the exterior. Standing out the most is the redesigned steering wheel, which appears to have a smaller diameter with a more prominent flat bottom. Other changes include slightly reworked infotainment system controls on the center stack and a display screen that looks like it may have gotten better graphics. Surprisingly, there is still no Start button to fire up the engine and the driver must continue to use an ignition key.

There is still a lot of camouflage covering the front of the car, so we actually can’t see anything new. The new roadster will definitely get a more aggressive face, possibly similar to the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT, and from certain angles, it seems that the changes have resulted in an even longer front overhang – but that could just be added camo. Looking at the rear of the SL, it will have reworked taillights with new LED elements and the exhaust outlets integrated into the rear fascia will get more rounded shapes.

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0Why it matters0
There is still no word as to when the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will debut, but it would be a safe bet to see it arrive later this year in time for the 2016 model year. Mercedes is working as hard as it can to eliminate the oddball styling that the current SL’s face has, so only time will tell if this new nose job will do the trick.

02016 Mercedes SL - spy shots0

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You can check our speculative review of the updated SL here.

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