In the Auto Blogger Award 2012, the SLS AMG Roadster Convertible was voted as the best car in the convertible category. About 27 auto bloggers casted their vote on the Merc with the 571HP output, giving out a total score of 72 points, which also happens to be the highest point that a car has received in the awards. It was followed by the Audi R8 Spyder with 42 points, then the Porsche 911 in the third. The other categories are mini cars, small cars, compact cars, middle class, luxury, sports, convertibles, SUVs and cans. In which the Mercedes A Class won 2nd for the compact category, the Mercedes C-Class… Continue Reading »
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Readers of the automobile magazine “Auto Motor und Sport” once again, hailed Mercedes-Benz cars as the best cars in their categories. The Mercedes M-Class is the best car in the SUV category while the SLS AMG is the best convertible car. The SLS also got the “Best Car of the Year” for the third year. According to the magazine, the M-Class was honored for its striking design and high-quality interior, as well as energy efficiency and for being environment friendly. Meanwhile, the SLS AMG was hailed due to its intelligent construction and other safety factors.
It almost seems like an insult to take a supercar like the SLS AMG and hand it over to a tuner for improvement. With more than 500 horsepower and a competition pedigree that’s being reinforced by the number of privateers entering the car in the FIA’s GT3 class, the SLS AMG doesn’t seem like a candidate for improvement. Inden Design, however, has seen fit to tweak the SLS AMG just that little bit more. Starting with the engine, Inden has bumped output from 570 horsepower to 623. The 50 horsepower bump was achieved by replacing the exhaust with freer flowing bits and remapping the ECU. To better handle the increased… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG indeed is becoming tuner’s favorite. Because of its reputation as the ultimate sports car, you would think that there’s nothing you can improve, yet, lots of tuning companies showed interest in creating their own version of the power vehicle. The most recent one who showed fascination on the car is Senner. The German tuning company has equipped the kit with an air filter kit and stainless steel exhaust system. The 6.2-liter V8 engine is now producing an additional 35PS and 40Nm of torque from the normal 571PS and 650Nm. Externally, it has carbon side mirror covers, stainless steel outer rims which measures wrapped by customized Corniche… Continue Reading »
Do you want to know how Mercedes some performance and cosmetic touches to a car? The AMG Performance Studio in Affalterbach released a time-lapsed video that shows how they do it. In this video, the super car SLS AMG gets the pampering. After taking out the carpet, molding, nuts and bolts and basically everything, the car now has the Yosemite Blue color and has become a more handsome car.
Despite all the exposure you see of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG on the Internet, actual sightings of this car in real life are not that common. So when we see one in the flesh, we make the most of the experience. In the video clip that follows, we see an SLS AMG initially parked at the world-famous Nurburgring, a track where immature drivers need not apply. While all vehicles are welcome at the Nurburgring (you even see the occasional bus!), the most common cars you see are Porsches and other cars of similar performance. Thus, it’s a pleasure to see this SLS AMG being driven hard, as high performance cars… Continue Reading »
Flared fenders front and rear with upgraded brakes and huge wheels. Carbon fiber body work that makes it lighter. An upgrade on power of up to 650bhp. What is this? The SLS AMG Black Series, a lighter and faster gullwing vehicle that will retain its 6.2 liter V8 was spotted in Nurburgring. Enjoy the spyshots, but if you can afford its reported price tag of $500,000, then you probably start drooling and hoping that this would be released soon. Photo Source: Autoevolution.com