Category Archives: SLS AMG

Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive: Electrifying – the world’s most powerful electric super sports car

With the new SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive, Mercedes-AMG is entering a new era: the locally emission-free super sports car featuring advanced technology from the world of Formula 1 is the most exclusive and dynamic way in which to drive an electric car. The most powerful AMG high-performance vehicle of all time has four electric motors producing a total output of 552 kW and a maximum torque of 1000 Nm. As a result, the gullwing model has become the world’s fastest electrically-powered series production vehicle: the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds. Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive: Electrifying – the world’s most powerful electric super sports car

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Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster: Enhanced driving dynamics

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT boasts enhanced driving dynamics and even better race track performance. With a maximum output of 435 kW (591 hp), the optimised AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission and the redeveloped AMG RIDE CONTROL Performance suspension, the SLS AMG GT – which is available both as a Coupé and a Roadster – has raised the bar even higher. As a further highlight, the new high-quality AMG designo Exclusive STYLE leather is now also available as an optional extra for all SLS AMG models. According to Tobias Moers, Board Member and Head of Overall Vehicle Development for Mercedes-AMG GmbH: “The new SLS AMG GT demonstrates the sort of potential which lies in AMG’s super sports cars. With its even higher levels of performance, the SLS AMG GT excites out on the race track in particular by providing an emotionally enjoyable and passionate driving experience.” Continue reading Paris Motor Show 2012: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster: Enhanced driving dynamics

Successful race weekend for AMG Customer Sports Teams worldwide: Two championship titles in the FIA GT3 European Championship

The race weekend on the 22nd/23rd September 2012 shows an impressing success rate for the AMG Customer Sports Teams which operate with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 worldwide. Three victories and ten podium positions in seven races and two championship titles – these are the pleasing results of the races on the Nürburgring and on Phillip Island (Australia). Continue reading Successful race weekend for AMG Customer Sports Teams worldwide: Two championship titles in the FIA GT3 European Championship

The SLS AMG GT: a new company car for Bernd Mayländer. The Official F1™ Safety Car gets a boost in driving dynamics

This weekend’s 2012 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX is almost certain to see the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Official F1™ Safety Car called into action. With an increase in power output to 435 kW (591 hp) compared to its predecessor, optimised gear shift times and the new AMG RIDE CONTROL Performance suspension, the GT evolution of the gull-wing model is perfectly placed to cope with its demanding role in the elite class of the world of motorsport. Safety Car driver Bernd Mayländer is particularly pleased with his ‘company car’: “The SLS AMG GT is the best Safety Car I have driven!” Continue reading The SLS AMG GT: a new company car for Bernd Mayländer. The Official F1™ Safety Car gets a boost in driving dynamics