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First Official Images: The New Gullwing from Mercedes-Benz First Official Images: The New Gullwing from Mercedes-Benz

Automotive fascination and high tech of the highest order: These are the traits embodied by the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which is making its world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main on 15 September 2009. The super sports car boasts a purist design, the systematic incorporation of lightweight engineering and superior handling dynamics. At the same time, the SLS delivers the high everyday utility and exemplary safety that typifies Mercedes, making the new...

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AC/DC SLS AMG: the World’s Most Electric Super Sports Car AC/DC SLS AMG: the World’s Most Electric Super Sports Car

Mercedes-AMG is paving the way ahead. With its new SLS AMG fitted with electric drive, the performance brand within Mercedes-Benz Cars is developing an exciting super sports car with zero-emission high-tech drive. This model sees Mercedes-Benz and AMG displaying their expertise in the development of alternative drive solutions for high-performance super sports cars, delivering further proof of their pioneering status in this market segment.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Interior Images 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Interior Images

For the new SLS, Mercedes-Benz and AMG have developed a puristic sports car interior that combines lightweight construction with dynamism and high emotional appeal. Opening the unique swing-wing doors reveals an interior of a decidedly sporty nature – and immediately brings an aircraft cockpit to mind. The central design theme of "aviation engineering" is reflected in the wing-shaped dashboard, the centre console in the style of a jet's operating console and the four striking air...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS, Sketches and Interior Revealed 2010 Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS, Sketches and Interior Revealed

For the new SLS, Mercedes-Benz and AMG have developed a puristic sports car interior that combines lightweight construction with dynamism and high emotional appeal. Opening the unique swing-wing doors reveals an interior of a decidedly sporty nature – and immediately brings an aircraft cockpit to mind. The central design theme of "aviation engineering" is reflected in the wing-shaped dashboard, the center console in the style of a jet's operating console and the four striking air...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Official Details 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Official Details

For the first time in the company's history stretching back over 40 years, the Mercedes-Benz performance brand is presenting a vehicle developed in-house, the Mercedes SLS AMG. The super sports car serves up an exciting proposition with its unique technology package: aluminum spaceframe body with gullwing doors, AMG 6.3-litre V8 front-mid engine developing 420 kW/571 hp peak output and dry sump lubrication, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission in a transaxle configuration and sports suspension...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz Gullwing - (Global) 2010 Mercedes-Benz Gullwing - (Global)

Mercedes-Benz upcoming new supercar is rumoured to be the first car from the brand to wear an AMG badge in place of a Mercedes-Benz badge when goes on sale in 18 months time after being unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Now UK magazine AutoExpress are saying that production will run for a very short two years and only 12,000 units will ever be manufactured to keep the cars exclusivity intact. With this limited number of units we’re now not so sure of the previous reports claiming...

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CGI: 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global) CGI: 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global)

The Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing is due for the conceptual launch at the Frankfurt auto show next year. It's said that the dimension of the car will be 4.65 meters in length, 1.95 meters in width and stand 1.25 meters tall. Also, the SLC will have a wheelbase of only 2.7 meters and weigh in at just about 1,650kg to help maintain the sporty dynamics.

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Spy: Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global) Spy: Mercedes-Benz SLC Gullwing - (Global)

What’s evident from the image is that the upcoming SLC will share many of its styling cues with the original Mercedes-Benz 300SL, which UK car journalist James May has often said to be the worlds first true supercar. With Mercedes-Benz ending its relationship with McLaren next year, the SLC will replace the current SLR as the brands most exclusive sports car. The new supercar is due to be launched in 2010 so expect more details to emerge in the coming months.

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