The most coveted vehicle in a lineup loaded with exclusive choices, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT drops jaws with its gullwing doors and track-ready performance. Although it’s priced accordingly, the GT is more accessible and accommodating than most exotic motorcars.
What's New for 2014
The hyper-performing Black Series coupe joins the lineup.
Choosing Your Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
Available as a two-seat gullwing coupe or roadster (the latter with conventional doors), the GT is the first Mercedes-Benz designed from the ground up by AMG, the company’s dedicated performance shop. The 6.2-liter V8 is assembled by hand and produces 583 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. All examples carry a seven-speed automated manual transmission. Zero to 60 mph takes just 3.6 seconds. Although its ride is sport-car firm, the SLS AMG GT is an agreeable cruiser with plenty of room for two passengers.
The GT lineup is composed of two distinct models:
If you need even more, you can upgrade to the Black Series, which gets a 622-horsepower version of the 6.2-liter, plus a more aggressive suspension, various lightweight mechanical components and standard carbon-ceramic brakes.
If you need even more, you can upgrade to the Black Series, which gets a 622-horsepower version of the 6.2-liter, plus a more aggressive suspension, various lightweight mechanical components and standarAMG offers a multitude of wheel designs and interior trim packages for all models. Among the handful of individual options are a Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system, carbon fiber engine covers and carbon-ceramic brakes (already standard on the Black Series). carbon-ceramic brakes.
The SLS AMG GT is a highly civilized exotic that behaves well in everyday driving. If you want one, 2014 is the final year in which you can buy one.