We’ve already known that former Formula 1 double world champion Mika Häkkinen will be piloting an SLS AMG GT3, and now we have our first preview of him preparing to get back behind the wheel in a competitive fashion. It’s been four long years since Mika has raced competitively, so it’s interesting to see how… Continue Reading...
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Two years after debuting the SLS AMG at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz has followed up with a convertible version. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster swaps its predecessor’s splashy gullwing doors for conventional doors and a soft top roof that closes in 11 seconds and can be operated while moving at speeds up to… Continue Reading...
Hamann is bringing a trio of Germany’s finest to the Frankfurt Motor Show next week, unveiling the Porsche Panamera Paragon program, a new tuning program for BMW‘s 6-Series Cabriolet, and rounding off the big German three will be a new version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Hawk. While this isn’t the first time Hamann has… Continue Reading...
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coupe and roadster are among the most desirable cars on the market these days, not only because of their looks, but also because of their performance and luxury features. Now, you can order your SLS AMG with even more options to make it more individual while also adding some new technology…. Continue Reading...
Carlsson has hopped onto the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG modifying bandwagon, bringing a world’s first to the super car aftermarket. Now available to both convertible and coupe SLS AMG owners is an electronic lifting system that can raise the front and the rear of the SLS by almost 1.6-inch with a touch of a button. Once… Continue Reading...
A little jealous of what Jay Leno was allowed to do recently with AMG? It’s OK, we were too. But now AMG is offering what are being called ‘Emotion Tours’ to satisfy those who want to visit AMG’s factory and enjoy a few lifestyle events surrounded by some of the Mercedes performance brand’s best vehicles…. Continue Reading...
Very few celebrities have a passion for cars like Jay Leno. The star of late night doesn’t keep his love for all things on four wheels a secret, owning over 200 vehicles. Of the 200, Leno houses 40 various Mercedes-Benz models in his collection, from classics to current sports cars to Mercedes motorcycles. Surprisingly, the… Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz revealed the 2012 SLS AMG soft-top Roadster a few days ago, and this 563-hp sportscar demands a high price. Available later this year, the $183,000 Merc may be missing the signature gullwing doors, but it certainly does retain the coupe’s power and sex appeal. The SLS AMG will be powered by a 6.2-liter V8… Continue Reading...
Those that have been waiting for a roadster variant of Mercedes‘ SLS AMG supercar can start heading over to their nearest Benz dealership to drop off a deposit. The 2012 SLS AMG Roadster is now official and will make its North American debut in Fall of 2011. The AMG-powered 6.2-liter V8 powerplant puts out 563-hp… Continue Reading...
RETTmobil, Europe’s largest trade fair for rescue and mobility, will have an interesting concept car on display this year. Mercedes-Benz will be strutting out an emergency medical concept based off of their SLS AMG flagship, which is hardly the vehicle any of us would think about first when it comes to an emergency vehicle. The… Continue Reading...
While pairing up a model with a nice car for a photo shoot isn’t anything groundbreaking, taking a modified Mercedes SLS and combining it with a former playmate is something we thought should probably catch your attention. Kicherer decided to share its matte black “angry and aggressive” SLS with this stunning, yet classy, photoshoot. The… Continue Reading...
Quite possibly the most radically built Mercedes SLS yet, FAB Design has officially named their widebody SLS tuning program: Gullstream. Originally revealed in a light blue shade, FAB Design has now shown off all the lines and curves of its custom SLS with a bright white variant. Along with unveiling this version, FAB Design has… Continue Reading...
Some find it really hard to mess with perfection. But one thing we all know, no matter how expensive a vehicle is, or how exotic or luxurious it was built to be, it’s never perfect rolling off the lot. Compromises have to be made in order to appeal to a certain demographic, and that’s where… Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz is planning to debut their updated 2012 C63 AMG Estate F1 Medical Car at this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. The refreshed C63 AMG Estate will be sporting the new C-Class facelift along with its AMG Speedshift MCT 7-speed transmission. Additional aesthetic changes include an aluminum hood with modified powerdomes, radiator grille, headlights,… Continue Reading...
Most driving schools use boring little econo-boxes to teach students the skills required to drive a car, but the Mercedes-Benz AMG Driving Academy is not your average driving school. This high performance driving school is designed to teach you to get the best out of your super sportscar, and to accomplish that, they will not… Continue Reading...
Hamann plans to make quite the splash at the Geneva Motor Show, announcing that they’ll be revealing a new widebody Porsche Cayenne and widebody Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in early March. Hamann is well known for their tuning packages for European vehicles, so it’s no surprise that they’ll be following up their tamer body kits on… Continue Reading...
Kicherer has overhauled Mercedes-Benz‘s flagship supercar, upping its horsepower while customizing the interior and exterior. The factory 6.2L V8’s power has been increased from 571-hp and 480 ft-lbs of torque to an impressive 610-hp with 494 ft-lbs of torque. The horsepower upgrade comes simply by means of an ECU reflash and a new stainless steel… Continue Reading...
When Mercedes-Benz first released its SLS AMG flgaship sports car, we found it hard to believe that an aftermarket tuner would have the audacity to alter its fine lines in a negative way. Instead of keeping it subtle and clean, FAB Design outfitted this SLS AMG with an all new front bumper that sports additional… Continue Reading...
The formula to making any awesome car even more awesome? Change the entire exterior to a matte-black finish. Mercedes-Benz did just that to an SLS AMG, introducing the Night Black shade to the Australian market at the 2010 Australian International Motor Show. Toss in some racy red accents and you’ve got yourself a serious looking… Continue Reading...
Some people just have all the perks on the job. Instead of working hard and playing hard, they’re playing hard while just working. Ed Redfern is Mercedes-Benz‘s senior test driver and decided to take the new flagship SLS AMG out to the circle track at Mercedes-Benz World for a little fun. Armed with a wet,… Continue Reading...
In our eyes, Mansory has become the undisputed king of building custom vehicles. From their Rolls-Royce Ghost to their Bentley Continental GT Speed, Mansory has found a way to excel in building off the excellent foundation that these luxury vehicle manufacturers have already released. For the upcoming Paris Auto Show, Mansory has announced that they’re… Continue Reading...
Not to be outdone by Hamann and their SLS AMG tuning kit, famed Mercedes-Benz tuner Brabus has unleashed their rendition and we’re picking our favorite: Brabus. And while there isn’t any sort of real performance tuning being done (just yet), we’re still favoring the mild aesthetic upgrades over Hamann’s version. Or maybe we just find… Continue Reading...
Once upon a time having a movie, film or video in HD was cool enough. Now you’re just not cutting it unless it’s in the wonderful world of 3D. For those that have witnessed Avatar on the big screen in 3D, you know that movie-watching has been changed forever and perhaps entertainment in general. Hell,… Continue Reading...
As part of their series of SLS AMG ‘Rare Experience’ contests, this time Mercedes-Benz is giving you a chance to win an exclusive guided tour of the AMG factory in Affalterbach, Germany along with the opportunity to drive the SLS AMG supercar after watching it come together on the assembly line. And if that’s not… Continue Reading...