The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS is a front-engine, two-Seater luxury grand tourer automobile manufactured by Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS of the German automaker Mercedes-Benz and the first Mercedes-Benz cars designed in-house by AMG. The car, which has Gull-wing doors, Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS is the successor to the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and is described by Mercedes-Benz as a substitute for the spiritual Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. SLS stands for “Sport leicht Super” (Sport Light Super). The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS is assembled in Sindelfingen, Germany.
The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS is an iconic car that had represented the firsts, mosts, and lives. It was the first Mercedes-Benz designed and built entirely by AMG, which was a clean sheet to execute and build its car design from the floor. When introducing Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS’s 571 PS (420 kW; 563 hp) M159 engine according to AMG “the most powerful naturally aspirated production series engine in the world” it once was. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS was also the last engine Mercedes-Benz’s naturally aspirated. With the passing of the SLS AMG’s M159 monster engine, and less powerful version used in the C63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz has no remaining engines are naturally aspirated production system. However, Mercedes could not be part of this remarkable engine, so when it comes to its AMG GT3 race car, it was chosen to stick to the top of the line, naturally aspirated 6.3 liter engine.
The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS was unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, and sales began in mid-2010 in Europe and in mid-2011 in the United States. Mercedes unveiled the electric version of the car, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive, at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. Production was set to end after the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS GT FINAL EDITION early 2014. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS was replaced in 2014 by the most cost-effective, and less, Mercedes-AMG GT. Designed to compete against the Porsche 911 and Audi R8, is available as a 462 PS (340 kW; 456 hp) GT and 510 PS (375 kW; 503 hp) GT S.
Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Design
The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS was designed to modern 300SL Gullwing revival by Mark Fetherston from October 2006 to April 2007. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS and has adapted wing doors that feature on top of the open on gas struts, and closed manually as AMG engineers against the 90 pounds (41 kg) that auto-closing have been added to the car. If the roll-over, the doors can be fully detached to allow the occupants to leave the vehicle
Although there is some overlapping price and performance, the lighter Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS is considered more of a car track-oriented sporty, compared to the SL Mercedes-Benz which is a more Autobahn-style grand tourer especially with its optional V12 engine. Compared to the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Roadster, the SL is a convertible hardtop with the technological amenities and comfort, and available heated and cooled seats with massage function. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS has been said to be one of the cheapest cars on the market with unusual design department.
The Gullwing version of the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS has won many design awards, including the 2010 red dot “best of the best” award, iF product design award 2010 “Transportation Design” category, and AUTO van Design Award 2010 as “the most attractive European car.”. And only cars to have won the gold Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Production
Production of Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS began at Sindelfingen in January 2010. Sales began in mid-2010 in Europe and in mid-2011 in the United States. Production was set to end after the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION early 2014. The SLS AMG will be taken a super tourer traditional doors and a very small induction forced engine, designed to compete against the Porsche 911 and Audi R8.
This marks the end of the remarkable Mercedes 6.2 liter naturally aspirated M159 engine. AMG head of Tobias vetrivel said dismantling of the engine is becoming more important, and AMG will change the SLS with “a new sports car in a more accessible.” As he put it, “it will not be immediate successor SLS AMG. The SLS gave the brand AMG a special brand icon iconic Gullwing its doors and we like to treat it as something special for both the company and the SLS owners.”
Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Marketing
The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS shoes were produced with Italian clothier Santoni. As part of the SLS AMG coupe market with the launch, print ad (started in February 2010) featured a red Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS powerful striking a pose gray asphalt black backdrop. Visual design is supported by a brief message, meaningful, such as “Oh Lord …” or “A cockpit. An engine. Two wings. Is it still a car?”, For example. The ad print from the daily newspapers and magazines. A TV ad with Michael Schumacher to talk to experiment with SLS AMG prominent display device preparation and test phases is produced. The TV ad was premiered on 30 January 2010 all the major television stations and a roadblock 60-second, followed by a 45-second version in reruns until the end of March. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS web site was extended with the addition of an interactive guided tour of the AMG plant development.
In addition, three programs online magazine comprehensive performance information (“MILLISECONDS”), lightweight construction and design (“swell”) of the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS. Journalist blog www.sls-amg-reporter.de started featuring fictional enthusiast Matthew K. send messages, pictures and video clips for the expedition as a journalist in the SLS AMG as following the introduction of the new global Gullwing. Since February 2010, a new application for iPhone called “SLS AMG” was started, featuring preview car with a 360 ° gameplay using the iPhone’s accelerometer. SLS AMG and appeared in Gran Turismo 5, is set in 2010. Cigarette 46 ‘Rider, boat inspired by the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS and is composed of Cigarette Racing, unveiled in 2010 Miami International Boat Show.
As part of the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Roadster launch in the UK, video featuring David Coulthard golf ball speed hit by a professional golfer Jake Shepherd with Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Roadster was produced and independently verified by a Guinness World Record critically as the title of distant golf shot caught in a car moving. Minichamps produced a limited (units 197) edition of Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS GT3 1:18 scale model car for the IAA. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS includes 88 parts, painted in matt black and poison green details. The Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS was unveiled in 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show.