Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Black Series | €tba | www.mercedes-benz.com
when you have a car that’s said to be inspired by its racing homologation, you know you are going to greeted with loads of awesome features. with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Black Series that’s what you expect to find. fitted with a hand-built AMG 6.3-liter V8 unit (slapped with the fitter’s signature) that puts out 631 ponies (464 kW) – 60 horses more than the SLS AMG – and 635Nm of torque (468 lb-ft), mated to a AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission that propels this beast from naught to hundred in a mere 3.6 seconds and on its way to a top speed of 315 km/h (196 mph). other features include coil-over AMG RIDE CONTROL performance suspension, AMG ceramic high-performance competition brake system, weight-optimized forged AMG 10-spoke matt black light-alloy wheels with newly developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 sports tires, electronically controlled AMG rear-axle differential locks, fully revised high-speed valve train with modified camshafts, modified air intake ducting, gas-filled strut braces, titanium AMG sports exhaust system, carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) drive shaft and AMG speed-sensitive steering system.
visually, this Black Series coupe make quite a statement with its wide flared wings to accommodate the wider tires, darkened headlamps, black surrounds on the rear lamps, front and rear apron with diffuser in carbon fiber, side sill panels in carbon fiber reinforced plastic front splitter, carbon inserts in the side sills, enlarged air intakes, and the most obvious of all, a carbon fiber bonnet with a central air outlet. the latter not only aid in discharging heat from the engine but also increases the downforce at the front axle, improving its overall drag coefficient value. on the inside, it is all about the race car feel. wrap in either Alcantara black or Alcantara black/red with designo leather, the interior highlights include the mandatory AMG performance steering wheel with flattened bottom rim section in Alcantara, real metal bezel in high gloss black paint, a “3D seam” which composes of a fine Alcantara strip in anthracite with contrasting red stitching runs across the dashboard, AMG sports bucket seats with embossed AMG emblems and red stitching, red seat belts, AMG DRIVE UNIT and a center console in carbon fiber. the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Black Series is expected to go on sale mid of 2013 with an yet to be disclosed pricing. in the mean time, scroll down for a gallery to satisfy your hunger for this awesome beast.