2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Video, First Look: 2012 LA Auto Show

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Mercedes released its most powerful combustion engine today at the 2012 LA Auto Show, and it lives under the hood of the SLS AMG Black Series.

It is the same 6.3-liter V8 as the “normal” SLS, only this time it has 622 hp and 468 lb-ft of torque. Carbon fiber has replaced certain parts to helps the car’s performance even further by wringing out a few unnecessary pounds — 150 to be exact.

Check out our first look video of the Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series below.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="http://www.twitter.com/selmer07">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/117833131531784822251?rel=author">Google+</A>

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