Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Microsite Launched
The microsite includes comprehensive performance informaton on the AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine that generates 631 hp
by John Clark | 14 November 2012
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For those of us that can’t get enough of the new SLS AMG Black Series, Mercedes-Benz has created a dedicated micro-site for the new car.
The micro-site includes comprehensive performance information on the new AMG models AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine that can generate power output of 464 kW (631 hp) and 635 Newton meters of torque, making the SLS AMG Coupé Black Series the most powerful AMG high-performance automobile with a combustion engine at present, can be found on the new micro-site.
Dynamics of the SLS AMG Black Series are also covered, discussing the coil-over AMG RIDE CONTROL performance suspension, the AMG ceramic high-performance composite brake system and the weight-optimized forged AMG light-alloy wheels with newly developed sports tires combine with the electronically controlled AMG rear-axle differential lock and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission featuring uncompromisingly emotional shift and response times to raise the SLS AMG Black Series to a new level. The AMG Aerodynamics package is optionally available to further boost the vehicle’s driving dynamics.
Also available on the site is information on the new model’s lightweight body with a kerb weight of 1550 kilograms (DIN), making the new SLS AMG Coupé Black Series 70 kilograms (154 lbs) lighter than the SLS AMG while still managing to offer the best power/weight ratio of all AMG Black Series vehicles to date by far.
Lastly, the exterior and interior of the car are also discussed including information on the many aerodynamic carbon fibre features including information on the wide flared wings with added 13mm (front) and 26mm (rear) of width on each side that make room for the 275mm and 325mm tires. The interior information covers the two color variants: Alcantara black or Alcantara black/red and the AMG, the performance steering wheel with flattened bottom rim section features Alcantara for a good grip and more.
Visit the new micro-site yourself by clicking the following link: www.mercedes-amg.com/webspecial/slsblackseries