Boca Raton Concours auction gets first Ferrari FF, Mercedes SLS Roadster, Audi R8 GT

Ferrari FF - Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG
Ferrari FF - Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG

The Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance auction presented by Mercedes-Benz, has become one of the high-profile, national automotive events here in the United States. Now in its fifth year, the Florida-based Concours celebration is promising a 2011 lineup that is better than ever.

On the list is the first in the country, 2012 Mercedes CLS63 AMG Limited Edition ‘C’ – one of only 30 produced. Joining the Merc will be the first 2012 Audi R8 GT to be auctioned off – first of the only 90 to be sold in the United States. Another wealthy bidder will get access to the first Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster in the country and other wealthy auto enthusiast will get the keys to the first Ferrari FF.

Do we wish we were disgustingly rich? Of course we do.

Refresher:

  • Ferrari FF: The Ferrari FF is the company’s first four-wheel-drive model and is powered by a 6.3L V12 engine making 651-hp and 504 lb-ft of of torque. Mated to a transaxle dual-clutch F1 gearbox, the Ferrari FF goes from 0-62 mph 3.7 seconds with a top speed of 208 mph.
  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG: The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG is powered by a M157 5.5L twin-turbocharged V8 making 550-hp with a maximum torque of 590 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed Sports Transmission, 0 to 60 mph comes in 4.4 seconds and 4.3 seconds with the AMG package. Top speed is clocked in at 186 mph.
  • Audi R8 GT: The Audi R8 GT is powered by a modified version of the 5.2L V10 making 560-hp (an increase of 35-hp) and a peak torque of 398.28 lb-ft. That allows 0-62 mph to come in 3.6 seconds with a top speed of 198.84 mph. The V10 gets a specific power output of 107.6-hp per liter displacement. Audi will only make 333 units of the R8 GT.
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS 63 AMG: Power for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG comes from a 6.2L V8 making 563-hp with a maximum torque of 479 lb-ft. Mated to an E-SELECT system that controls the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sport transmission, the SLS AMG can go from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.7 seconds (with the Race Start launch control system) with a top speed of 196 mph.

2012 Ferrari FF:

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG:

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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG:

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Ferrari FF:

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG:

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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG:

– By: Omar Rana

Source: DuPont Registry