2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coupe

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coupe

MSRP (with destination): $190,475
PRICE AS TESTED: $215,025

ENGINE:
6.2-liter DOHC V-8
Horsepower (hp): 563 @ 6800 rpm
Torque (lb-ft): 479 @ 4750 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
7-speed dual-clutch automatic

DRIVE:
Rear-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
19- and 20-inch aluminum wheels
265/35YR-19 front, 295/30YR-20 rear Continental ContiSportContact tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
14/20/16 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
3573 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 2/2
Cargo: 6.2 cu ft
Legroom: 41.7 in
Headroom: 39.1 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Le Mans Red/Sand and Black

STANDARD FEATURES:
7-speed dual-clutch sport transaxle
Limited slip differential
2-piece compound front brake discs w/6-piston calipers
Compound rear brake discs w/4-piston calipers
Carbon-fiber composite driveshaft
Dry sump engine lubrication system w/external reservoir
Full control-arm suspension
AMG steering wheel w/aluminum shift paddles
COMAND head unit w/6-disc changer
SiriusXM satellite radio w/trial subscription
Enhanced voice control system
Automatic dual-zone climate control
Keyless ignition
Heated seats
Parking assist
Bi-xenon headlights w/washers
Gullwing doors
Alcantara headliner
Blind spot monitoring system
Rearview camera
LED DRLs
3-stage stability control

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
Le Mans Red paint- $2300
Sand and Black interior- $750
Carbon-fiber engine compartment covers- $5400
Carbon-fiber trim- $4500
Extended interior carbon fiber package- $4500
Leather and Alcantara AMG steering wheel- $500
AMG dynamic suspension- $2500
AMG 10-spoke lightweight forged aluminum wheels- $2400
GGT- $1700

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
AMG 10-spoke lightweight forged black aluminum wheels- $3400
AMG carbon-ceramic braking system- $12,500
Bang & Olufsen audio system- $6400
Light brown woven leather interior- $1750

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
Mercedes-Benz claims the SLS AMG coupe can go from zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds on its way to a top speed of 197 mph.

COMPARE TO:
Aston Martin Virage, Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini LP550-2, McLaren MP4-12C

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