Vehicle Overview

The Mercedes entry in the supercar market is the SLS AMG GT. This two-person sports car has standout features that include gull-wing doors and a 583-horsepower, 6.3-liter V-8 engine. Competitors include the Bentley Continental GT and Lamborghini Gallardo. It is available as a coupe or convertible (roadster). 

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New for 2014
A new SLS AMG Black Series (detailed below) debuts.

Exterior Highlights

  • Gull-wing doors on coupe, traditional doors on roadster
  • Nearly 6-foot-long hood, short rear deck
  • Roadster's top opens and closes in 11 seconds at speeds up to 30 mph, according to Mercedes
  • Smoked headlights and taillights
  • Red brake calipers
  • Black-colored hood/fender vents, front grille trim and side mirrors
  • 19-inch front wheels, 20-inch rear wheels in either black or silver
  • Body and chassis made of aluminum
  • Retractable rear spoiler

Interior Highlights

  • Interior designed to evoke feel of aircraft cockpit
  • Red seat belts and red contrast stitching
  • Alcantara simulated suede upholstery
  • Seat backrests made of magnesium, which is lightweight and strong
  • Airscarf system for roadster
  • Available leather and Alcantara AMG performance steering wheel
  • Available Bang & Olufsen premium stereo
  • Available carbon fiber trim
  • Available AMG Performance Media with real-time vehicle performance monitoring

Under the Hood

  • 583-hp, 6.3-liter V-8 engine
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • Zero to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds, according to Mercedes
  • Coupe's weight is distributed 47/53 front-to-rear
  • Available carbon fiber engine compartment cover

Safety Features

  • Antilock brakes
  • Available carbon ceramic high-performance brakes
  • Electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags integrated into the seats
  • Side curtain airbags that deploy from the doors

SLS AMG Black Series
The SLS AMG Black Series is a limited-production version of the SLS AMG GT coupe that's offered for the 2014 model year, only at a significantly higher price. It takes technology directly from the SLS AMG GT3 race car and is powered by a 622-hp, 6.3-liter V-8 engine.

  • Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Zero to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, according to Mercedes
  • Adjustable adaptive suspension
  • AMG high-performance ceramic brakes
  • Lightweight alloy wheels wrapped with ultra-high-performance tires
  • Electronically controlled rear differential
  • Standard AMG Aerodynamics Package

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