If you’ve still got any doubt that the Mercedes SLS AMG is a supercar, if not an exotic, then take a look at this video of Mercedes-AMG’s hellion matched up against a Ferrari 458. On paper, the engines of the two cars are pretty much even, both being highly-tuned V8s, and being a couple of horsepower shy of 565 stallions. However, the stats will show that the Ferrari is about 250 pounds lighter than the SLS AMG. That’s the equivalent of one or two passengers. Which makes it a bit of a surprise why the Ferrari doesn’t get a big jump on the SLS on the acceleration runs. Torque and… Continue Reading »
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At this year’s Paris Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz is giving us a first look at the production ready SLS AMG Electric Drive. It’s certainly no wimpy electric car though; this fully fledged AMG supercar has 740 horsepower and will launch itself from 0 to 60mph in less than 4 seconds. It’s also got a ridiculous 737lb/f of torque. These statistics will make the SLS the fastest and most powerful production electric car in the world, though not the fastest SLS. Top speed will be, of course, limited to 155mph, but Mercedes-Benz anticipates that this will be reached easily.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series is all over the web now. Months before its debut, there are lots of spy photos of the ultimate car, all because of the rigid testing that the car manufacturer is doing to ensure that it will be one of the best cars that the world will ever see and ride. Seen in Nurburgring most of the time, the wider body kit Black Series is set apart from the standard SLS AMG. The rear diffuser is updated and it is also said that the V8 engine will output more than 600HP. No updated information about it yet, but expect it to come real soon…. Continue Reading »
What happens if David Coulthard, an F1 legend, rides the 571hp SLS AMG Roadster? Well, it surely is record-breaking. Mercedes-Benz UK organized an event to get a Guinness World Record of the ‘farthest golf shot to be caught in a moving car”, and they succeeded. When professional golf player Jake Shepherd made the ball fly at 178mph, it was caught by the Mercedes car rolling at 120mph. Everyone was elated and Guinness, upon seeing the video of what happened, immediately confirmed that it was indeed a feat. Here’s the full press release: The absolute skill of Formula 1™ legend and DTM driver David Coulthard, behind the wheel of the awesome… Continue Reading »
Have you noticed that all car models are women? Obviously it is because men are usually the ones buying the cars, so in order to get their attention they should get sexy and pretty ladies to promote the cars. This is what Inden Design did; they got Katja Runiello, a German television personality, to ride their new creation. As much as it is naturally inevitable that you get enchanted with Katja’s beauty, I think you should also look at the tuning kit made by Inden Design. Based on the Mercedes SLS AMG, they created a kit that’s 623HP with the aid of a new exhaust system and a software upgrade… Continue Reading »
Some of the most interesting Mercedes versions were found in Dubai, one is the SLS AMG by Hamman and the other is the matte red SL65 AMG. If you’ll get back to those two posts, you will see how great looking and eccentric are the cars that were shown in that country. This new version of the Mercedes SLS AMG is no exception. Wrapped in matte gold, the car looks like a chameleon on the desert’s sand. Amazing coat, but not everyone would choose this color for their super car. Anyway, this is really unique so click the play button on the video, and you’ll also get to have an… Continue Reading »
If the driving dynamics on the SLS AMG wasn’t dynamic enough for you, then you’ll love the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT. Those two letters tacked on at the end of the name aren’t just for show—the aforementioned improved driving dynamics and enhanced performance on the track should justify those. The SLS AMG GT churns out a maximum of 591 horsepower at 6,800 rpm, with max torque pegged at 650 Nm (around 480 lb.-ft.), all thanks to the 6.3-liter V8 AMG engine. The car has a 0-62 mph time of 3.7 seconds, and it takes a mere 11.2 seconds for the car to go from 0 to 125 mph. Its… Continue Reading »