Mercedes-Benz has long produced some of the most luxurious and without doubt head-turning automobiles on the streets. Lately, the Mercedes SLR McLaren was known as one of the best sports cars on the planet. Not a company to rest on their laurels, Mercedes quickly went to work again to build the Mercedes SLS AMG to replace their award-winning design.
Sales are pretty much ready to start for the SLS AMG in Europe, with the American market getting the taste in 2011. The price tag for this Mercedes is predicted to be over $200,000 Usd, making it one of the more costly sports automobiles on the streets, although still at the rear of other huge names like Ferrari and Lamborghini.
Mercedes immediately picked up a whole lot of recognition for this model when it was first introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Although it’s not technically out on the road yet, it is already the safety car for the Formula One Championship series, and it is also already included in the Playstation 3 video game Gran Turismo 5.
The design of the Mercedes SLS AMG is supposedly an update to one of the Mercedes’ all-time designs in the Mercedes 300SL Gullwing. The short body of this automobile and the passenger placement closer to the actual axle make it the two compact and easier to control at higher speeds compared to other similar models.
At the moment, Mercedes is thinking about releasing 4 separate versions of the Mercedes AMG. The first is going to be a coupe-style automobile with the abovementioned door features. A gold-colored edition of this vehicle made its international debut at the Dubai International Auto Show.
From 2011 to 2013, Mercedes-Benz will launch their second version of the Mercedes AMG – a soft-top roadster with standard doors. There’s also set to be an electric edition of the car, although experts are already lining up to speak out against an electric sports car, as it cannot possibly do as well.
The final edition of the Mercedes AMG Mercedes-Benz plans to release is the Black Series. This will be the most exciting of all four models, as the Black Series will be extremely trimmed down and is also expected to have a reduced total weight of 661 pounds. In terms of performance, the Mercedes SLS AMG is really a powerful automobile for its dimensions.
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