Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT launches in Europe
The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupe and Roadster have just arrived in European showrooms as the performance-oriented GT variants expand their range. The SLS AMG family has now grown to five with the two new models landing in Mercedes dealerships. The German AMG high-performance division continues to expand and the “highly emotional” cars are sure to get their followers excited.
It starts underneath the long hood as the SLS AMG GT 6.3-liter V8 comes with 583 horsepower and 478 lb ft of torque. The super sports car will sprint from 0-62 in just 3.7 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 198 mph. Both Coupe and Roadster will reach 124 mph in a super quick 11.2 seconds. The new SLS AMG GT had a recent lap time on the Nurburgring of just under 7:30.
On the outside, the SLS AMG GT is both stylish and aggressive looking. The supercar comes fitted with AMG forged wheels painted in matt black, darkened headlamps and tail lights and red-painted brake calipers poking through the special wheels with a high-sheen finish. Other special AMG GT treatments include the wing-shaped cross fins and the star recess in the radiator grille in high-gloss black. The AMG logo on the right of the trunk lid also features the additional letters "GT".
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