The Magnificent Mercedes SLS Gullwing

The Mercedes SLS Gullwing was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2009 and went into production in 2010. It is a two door grand tourer that has a distinctive wing style door opening.

Mercedes SLS Gullwing

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Mercedes SLS AMG Gullwing

The Mercedes SLS Gullwing Engine

The Mercedes SLS is powered by a 6.2 Litre naturally aspirated engine that kicks out 464kW (583 hp) delivered through a 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox. The engine is front mid mounted and the car is rear wheel drive.

Mercedes SLS Engine

Mercedes AMG SLS Specifications

FeatureDescription
Production2010 - 2015
Length4,638 mm (182.6 in)
Width1,939 mm (76.3 in)
Height1,252 mm (49.3 in)
Weight1,620 kg (3,570 lb)
Fuel DeliveryNaturally Aspirated
TransmissionDual Clutch Automatic
Number of Gears7
Engine Size6.2 Litre
Cylinders8
0-60Mph3.8 Seconds
Top Speed315 km/h (196 mph0
Power464 kW (622 hp)
List Price (US)$275,000
Manufacturer WebsiteMercedes AMG

Mercedes AMG SLS

 

The Mercedes SLS Gullwing Top Speed

With its powerful naturally aspirated engine the SLS has some impressive performance figures for a grand tourer. The SLS can accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.8 seconds and can reach a top speed of 315 km/h (196 mph).

Mercedes SLS Interior

 

Mercedes SLS Gullwing Interior

The interior on the Mercedes SLS is what you would expect from a Mercedes grand tourer vehicle. The layout is beautifully designed and meticulously crafted. The range of options is huge.

Mercedes AMG SLS Price

 

Mercedes AMG SLS Price

The Mercedes AMG SLS has a starting price of USD$275,000 with just over 2,700 units being produced. With the introduction of the “Electric Drive” version in 2013 there are 14 versions of the car.

Mercedes AMG SLS Racing

 

Mercedes AMG SLS Celebrity Owners

A number of celebrities drive the Mercedes SLS. Actor Mark Wahlberg, actor and comedian Eddie Murphy, singer Enrique Iglesias and even screen legend Clark Gable owned one of the previous versions.

Mercedes AMG SLS White

The Mercedes AMG SLS Gullwing is a beautiful car with very distinctive styling. And for just over $275,000 it can be yours, but hurry as Mercedes have stated that 2015 will mark the end of production.

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