2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

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The 2012 SLS AMG Roadsters super sports car thrills with a perfect combination of open-top driving pleasure, outstanding driving dynamics and sophisticated lightweight construction.

The technological highlights of the 2012 SLS AMG Roadster include an aluminum spaceframe body, an AMG 6.3-liter V8 front-mid engine with dry sump lubrication developing a peak output of 563 hp and 479 pound-feet of torque, a seven-speed dual clutch transaxle transmission and a sports suspension with aluminum double wishbones – all of which will raise the pulse of sports car enthusiasts while providing outstanding driving dynamics and driving pleasure. 

The compact fabric soft top of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster opens and closes in just eleven seconds, and can be operated on the move at speeds up to 31 mph. The new Adaptive AMG Sport Suspension with electronically controlled damping is available as an attractive optional extra. It enables the damping characteristics to be modified at the touch of a button. Using the AMG DRIVE UNIT, the driver of the SLS AMG Roadster is therefore able to choose his own suspension setup. Three modes are available: "Comfort", "Sport" and "Sport plus".

Source: Mercedes-Benz Press Release

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 6.2L V8
Weight: 1,662 kg / 3,664 lbs
Power: 420 kW / 563 hp / 571 PS
0-100 kph: 3.7 seconds
Torque: 650 Nm / 479 lb-ft
Top Speed: 250 kph / 155 mph

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