Special Livery For Mercedes SLS GT3 At Spa

July 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

40 years after a momentous victory at the Spa-Francorchamps with the superb SEL 6.8 AMG, Mercedes is returning to the track for the 24 hours race with the decadent of the original racer, the Mercedes SLS GT3. What makes it special is the similar livery that the SLS is wearing. The SLS AMG GT3 is being entered by the private team Black Falcon, and is visually reminiscent of the legendary racing touring car that made AMG world-famous overnight. The red paint finish, the start number 35 and the sponsor stickers keep the memory alive, and almost give the two AMG racing cars the appearance of twins. In addition to Black Falcon with start number 35, six more SLS AMG GT3s [...]

Mercedes SLS GT3 In Dubai

December 22, 2010 at 9:23 pm

Dubai 24-hour race on Friday, 14 January 2011 will be the last shakedown for the Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 before the company starts delivery of the € 397,460 race car to customers. The three cars are being entered by the customer teams Black Falcon and Heico Motorsport in the Dubai race, which marks the completion of the development programme for the racing version of the SLS GT3. The car has already finished European tests with flying colors including one victory and one third place in VLN races. The official starting time is 2 p.m. (local time) on Friday, 14 January 2011. The 24-hour race on the 5.39-kilometre Grand Prix circuit of the Dubai Autodrome is being held for the sixth [...]

Mercedes SLS AMG Designo

October 17, 2010 at 7:33 pm

This car you see here is the first Designo Mercedes SLS AMG, but before you get too excited we have to say it’s for the Australian market! Revealed at the 201 AIMS, this unique Mercedes SLS features Designo details inside and out, above all a matte black paint job called the Night Black, garnished with red accents all over. The wheels are also painted in a dark shade to match the magnificent style of the car. If you are more into performance than looks, then we’re sorry because there’s no upgrade in that terms to report. But hey, the standard car’s 572 bhp 6.2 liter V8 is not that shabby, right?! Further Readings: Mercedes Benz SLK 55 AMG Technical Specifications [...]

1952 Mercedes 300 SL Returns to Panamericana

March 23, 2010 at 10:47 pm

Before you get too excited we have to clarify the Gullwing is not coming back for racing! The legendary SL will temporarily come out of Mercedes’ “Races and Records” museum to join the 2010 SLS AMG Gullwing to set off once again along a part of the original route through Central America. The winner of 3rd Carrera Panamericana race must be very proud of its grandson, the SLS, that it will publicizing along the way! The 52 300 SL driven by Karl Kling and co-driver Hans Klenk won the race, a long-distance event covering 3111 kilometers, against strong international competition at an average speed of 165.011 km/h. Second to cross the finishing line, also driving a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, were [...]

2011 Mercedes SLS AMG GT3

March 23, 2010 at 8:51 pm

The firs pictures of the GT3 version of Mercedes SLS AMG have hit the web today, and we are waiting for official details of it to be released by Daimler AG. Based on what we know about FIA GT3 regulations, the GT3 SLS must have around 600 hp, which should no problem at all as the standard V8 in it already develops 571 hp! Apart from the technicalities though, this car which is due to arrive in 2011 is going to be one of the best looking race cars of all time. The SLS classic shape has just got better with that huge wing, big splitter and massive diffuser, as well as numerous slashes in the bonnet and fenders! Further [...]