The hottest sports Mercedes-Benz model that comes with higher performance levels and extra measure of style has been revealed. The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT was designed to replace the SLS AMG. It comes in Roadster as well as Coupe configurations and it has been scheduled to hit showrooms starting this October in Europe. The car has a more powerful and effective iteration of the original Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG’s 6.2 liter V8. In addition, the SLS AMG’s rear-mounted speedshift DCT dual clutch automatic submission has been modified. Besides, the computer control unit of the SLS AMG GT has been remapped and it also has a hand-assembled AMG engine. This engine comes with an improved in peak combustion pressure as well as internal dethrottling measures.
In addition, the SLS AMG GT has another very unique and important feature is its improved dynamics ;it is its typical AMG adaptive performance suspension. This package which was optional for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS has been comprehensively revised to serve as a complement of the fundamental lightweight aluminum control arms with a new as well as more aggressive match of adjustable shock absorber turnings and springs rates. The recalibrated AMG underpinnings are meant to materially boost the GT’s at the limit handling response. These underpinnings provide a driver selectable “Sports” as well as “Sport Plus” models which have been further modified to offer even better response as well as less body roll.
Besides, the new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AGM GT features a unique “GT” badge enhancement on the deck lid, hood fins and front fender vents, darkened tail lamp or headlamp lenses, as well as red painted brake calipers. The tire or wheel of the SLS AMG GT si similar to the original SLS AMG (265/35R19 high performance rubber for up front as well as 295/30R20 for the boots in the rear). The GT ‘s light weight also has a very unique high-sheen/matte-black combination finish. In addition, the 10-spoke AMG artificial alloys provide an additional final flourish to the GT’s racier looks.
Even though the new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AGM GT’s obvious performance orientation, the car will still maintain the same uber-roster of normal comfort as well as convenience touches as the outgoing SLS AMG. The features that it will maintain include elegant premium designo leather or Alcantara interior features in typical black as well as porcelain trim. The GT will come in a variety of colors and buyers will have to choose the color that suits and pleases them. In addition, buyers will have an option of selecting a new designo style package which comes with a diamond quilted upholstery motif together with contrast switching on the seats as well as door panel inserts.
Other very crucial features that the new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AGM GT will come with include the AMG carbon-fiber exterior mirrors, AMG Performance Media, a Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG surround sound system, AMG carbon-fiber engine compartment covers, as well as an AMG Interior Carbon-Fiber package.
For the pricing of the new 2013 Mercedes models, no word has been said though an expected price for both the Raodster and Coupe is likely to be above $200,000.