The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG of the C197/R197 generation, produced from 2010 to 2014, is an automotive marvel characterized by its powerful performance and luxurious design. Billed as a Roadster series with a 6.2 AMG Speedshift DCT trim level, it is truly an exceptional model in the Mercedes-Benz line-up, boasting a two-seater configuration and the timeless appeal of a roadster body type. Its rear-wheel drive layout coupled with a robotic transmission ensures a truly engaging and dynamic driving experience.
This SLS AMG is powered by an impressive V-type 8-cylinder gasoline engine, supplemented by a multi-point fuel injection system to ensure optimal fuel-air mixture, resulting in improved efficiency and performance. Each of the eight cylinders houses four valves, while the engine block features a cylinder bore of 3.978 inches and a stroke cycle of 3.666 mm. This intricate setup ultimately produces a remarkable output of 571 horsepower at 6800 RPM, enabling the SLS AMG to reach high speeds smoothly and efficiently.
Underneath the hood doesn’t only lie noteworthy performance figures but also well-thought-out mechanics designed for an excellent driving experience. Equipped with a total of seven gears, the car can reach a top speed of 197 mph. Its acceleration, meanwhile, is just as impressive, enabling a sprint from 0 to 60 mph in mere 6 seconds. Furthermore, this Mercedes Roadster has an independent, double wishbone back suspension system with dampers, springs, and a stabilizer bar, ensuring stability and control even at high speeds. With a fuel tank capacity of 26 gallons and a fuel grade of 98, this SLS AMG Roadster serves as a combination of performance, grandeur, and remarkable engineering.