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.
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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 AMG SLS Specifications
|Production||2010 - 2015|
|Length||4,638 mm (182.6 in)|
|Width||1,939 mm (76.3 in)|
|Height||1,252 mm (49.3 in)|
|Weight||1,620 kg (3,570 lb)|
|Fuel Delivery||Naturally Aspirated|
|Transmission||Dual Clutch Automatic|
|Number of Gears||7|
|Engine Size||6.2 Litre|
|Top Speed||315 km/h (196 mph0|
|Power||464 kW (622 hp)|
|List Price (US)||$275,000|
|Manufacturer Website||Mercedes AMG|
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 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
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 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.
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.