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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – One Sleek Supercar

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If you are in the market for a $200,000 supercar and you love attention and going really fast then the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is for you. Speeding tickets? Nah…no problem.

The SLS AMG has 563 horsepower under the hood via the AMG tuned 6.2 liter V8 engine that gives this Mercedes-Benz a top speed of 317 km/h or 198 mph. The acceleration is super fast from 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) in only 3.8 seconds and when your speed hits over 120 km/h the rear spoiler automatically goes up to add additional downforce, that is if you have purchased that option. On the highway you will not have to worry about whether you have enough power to accelerate to overtake other cars. The throttle is quite responsive.

The interior of this ultra expensive supercar will definitely pamper you with black leather dash with white stitching and brushed aluminum or carbon fiber center consle and all over there are luxurious accents of silver. The sporty leather seats will hug you and make you are fully supported when you take this super sports car on winding roads.

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is not just another pretty face, it can perform well under fast pace, sporty driving situations too. It comes standard with 19 inch front and 20 inch rear wheels ,tires…acceleration skid control, ABS brakes, and electronic stability control, Parktronic. All the latter features makes sure you stay on the road and stop quickly and safely. Other safety features include 6 airbags and rear view backup camera.

2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG rear view

One thing is for sure about the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, it is definitely a supercar as Mercedes have marketed. Once you open the gullwing doors on this beast and sit in the cockpit you will be forever changed. After stepping on the gas pedal and taking this baby for a spin you will understand what true performance is. As you step out of the car, you will definitely feel as though you are a celebrity, people will stop and stare at you. To say that the attention this car gets is phenomenal, is an understatement.

Price: $198,000

Specifications:

Engine & Performance

Base engine size: 6.2 L

Cam type: Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Cylinders: V8

Valves: 32

Valve timing: Variable

Torque: 479 ft-lbs. @ 4750 rpm

Horsepower: 563 hp @ 6800 rpm

Turning circle: 39.0 ft.

Base engine type: gas

DriveTrain

Drive type: rear wheel drive

Transmission: 7-speed automated manual

Rear limited slip differential

Suspension

Double wishbone front suspension

Double wishbone rear suspension

Four-wheel independent suspension

Front and rear stabilizer bar

Fuel

Fuel type: gas

Fuel type: premium unleaded (required)

Fuel tank capacity: 22.4 gal.

Range in miles (cty/hwy): 313.6/448.0 mi.

EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy): 14/20 mpg

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Editor @ October 3, 2011

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