2012 MercedesBenz SLS AMG Roadster Preview Business Insider

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

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It’s not set for an world debut until 2011 Frankfurt Auto but the convertible version of the latest gullwing supercar, the brand new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster, has been in full for the first time.

The car has of the worst kept secrets of the perhaps purposely so, as we’ve not seen barely disguised but also leaked patent and even a Super Bowl ad However, there are still of details that we can finally today.

Like its gullwing sibling, the SLS AMG Roadster features an spaceframe body, AMG’s 6.2-liter front-mid V-8 engine dry sump lubrication developing a output of 563 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of a seven-speed dual clutch and a sports suspension with double wishbones.

Also available as an option is a new AMG Sport Suspension with controlled damping. This the damping characteristics to be modified at the of a button, with different ranging from ‘Comfort’ to to ‘Sport plus’.

The new features end there as the car’s designers also fitted what call the AMG Performance Media This is a racing-inspired system combines numerous telemetric positioned in the center of the dash, as engine data, lateral and acceleration and lap times on a racetrack. activated by pressing a specially ‘AMG’ button and operated the COMAND interface.

Some of the handy data include real-time display of output, torque and accelerator individual tire pressures, mph and quarter-mile times, and finally, lap times for any race track, the of which can be loaded using times and a memory function.

of these features are controlled the AMG DRIVE UNIT, a carbon encased control module in the center console. Other AMG include a sports steering with leather trim and a design and solid metal shifters for the dual clutch

The compact fabric soft top of the SLS AMG available in black, red or beige, and closes in just eleven and can be operated on the move at speeds up to 31 The trunk capacity is 6.1 cubic with the roof either or closed, and therefore roughly to that of the gullwing coupe cubic feet).

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

In order to handling dynamics identical to the model—without a fixed roof—the has two features designed to increase the of the bodyshell: the cross-member carrying the has additional supporting struts at the frame and at the center tunnel, and a between the soft top and the tank the rear axle.

These features prevent vibrations from the start and of additional weight-increasing vibration often employed by competitors. of this rigidity, the soft top can be opened and closed electrohydraulically at of up to 31 mph. Top speed is an electronically 197 mph, which is safe to at with the top either up or down.

the bodyshell of the Roadster tips the at only 536 pounds—which is comparable to the 531 of the SLS AMG gullwing coupe. This is a total curb weight of pounds for the Roadster, making it 88 pounds heavier than the

Luxurious items include 19-inch forged alloy up front and 20-inch units at the a unique Sepang brown paint finish, a Bang BeoSound AMG sound system, navigation and DVD player, and single-tone or custom designo leather

The new 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster is set to go on in the U.S. this fall. In the click here to read our drive of its gullwing sibling.

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