Mercedes SLS AMG

mercedes-benz-sls-amgMercedes have created a monster with the SLS AMG, a 6.2 litre V8 putting out just under 600bhp, hitting 60mph in 3.7 seconds and stomping on to a staggering 199mph. There’s a ‘black’ version which hands it a further 60bhp bringing it up to 631bhp, the black version has also gone on a diet (probably a carb diet) and lost 70kg.

Quote taken from the Mercedes website
Inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 race car, the SLS AMG Black Series delivers truly extraordinary performance.

Not only does it generate a hefty 631hp – that’s 60hp more than the regular SLS AMG GT Coupé – but it’s also some 70kg lighter. As a result, the SLS AMG Black Series is even faster out of the blocks with a 0-62mph time of 3.6 seconds compared to the 3.7 seconds clocked by the SLS AMG GT Coupé.

Coupled with the AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed sports transmission, AMG ride control suspension, electronically controlled AMG rear axle differential lock and AMG ceramic high-performance composite brake system, it makes for an unforgettable driving experience.

The striking exterior reflects this dynamic, race-bred performance with a range of visual enhancements including AMG Black Series bodystyling and 19”/20” AMG forged bi-colour light alloy wheels. Inside, the cabin has a stripped-back, motorsport feel with AMG sports bucket seats and AMG carbon-fibre trim. Signature touches include the AMG performance steering wheel in tactile Alcantara© with a red marking at the 12 o’clock position.

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