2011 Gullwing Revealed!

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2011 Gullwing Revealed!

and AMG reprise the “Gullwing” 56 years on.

new SLS replaces outgoing SLR

Photography Daimler-Benz

The speculation is over. In since the original 300SL coupe ceased production in 1956, the “Gullwing” designation on with the introduction of the dramatic new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. Largely by AMG, the long awaited SLS September 15 at the International Motor in Frankfurt, Germany.

There has much speculation surrounding the styling of the new car: We presumed the Viper-esque camouflage hid a more voluptuous shape reminiscent of the Gullwing. Not so. While there some attractive renderings the web indicative of a smooth  flowing what we see here continues the nose, truncated tail of the SLR. The wheelbase (2680mm) essentially the same as the SLR ((2700) the car still hasn’t escaped a overly long bonnet/short profile. I’ll have to the shape further but early reveal a less finicky, busy shape than of the outgoing SLR.

A design Mercedes-Benz notes pave the way for the design philosophy of Mercedes-Benz sports cars.

to Chairman of the Board, Dieter “Mercedes-Benz is presenting an exhilarating sports car in the guise of the new SLS AMG, is bound to set the pulses of all car enthusiasts that extra bit faster. The Mercedes-Benz and AMG have joined to create the SLS AMG– which is set to one of the most alluring sports of all time.”

A hint of Maybach in the SLS’s Aluminum fuel filler dominates right quarter

Indeed. With the uprated 571hp AMG 6.3 engine connected via a torque tube to the robust AMG DCT 7-speed transaxle, power will be virtually instantaneous. drive train platform within the lightweight, largely space frame should the SLS dynamic handling behavior what the SLR offered. The entire shell weights but 241 kg (530 and curb weight is reported to be kg( 3,564 lbs), well SLR’s hefty 1,768 kg lbs).

Interior features AMGDRIVE AMG Speedshift 7-speed transaxle, sport seats, reversing and designo leather.

The true doors open a full 70 and this combined with a low sill height should “graceful” entry/exit for men and women Once inside you’ll a satisfying array of technology:


• Cord floor mats AMG logo

• Interior appointments in leather

• Electric parking brake

• Assist

Aggressive nose alert the unwary driver a most extraordinary Mercedes-Benz is

Optional equipment includes:

• DVD changer

• Bang Olufsen AMG surround sound system

AMG 6.3 liter mated to 7 speed via solid torque tube on test bed.

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And the AMG Performance will personalize your SLS the following:

• Carbon-fibre exterior

• Carbon-fibre engine compartment

• Carbon-fibre trim (front tray and rear stowage incl. lid, AMG DRIVE surround, surrounds for the centre shiftgate and rear, trim for centre console and door

• Interior Carbon Package trim, trim on seat and side, door sill

• Performance suspension with a setup for optimised lateral

• 10-spoke forged wheels

• bucket seats

This have to satisfy your about this fabulous new for now. The release date is as “Spring 2010.”

September’s  Newsletter will cover the SLS in detail as well as all the Mercedes-Benz on during August’s amazing week.

Give us your comments on the new SLS

Roy Spencer, editor MercedesHeritage.com

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