2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG unveiled, gets 630-hp V12 twin-turbo
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Mercedes-AMG has released the first details and images of the new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG prior to its public debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show next month.

Power for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG comes from a massive V12 biturbo (twin-turbocharged) engine making 630-hp and a maximum torque of 737.5 lb-ft. The result? While Mercedes-Benz hasn’t released any 0 to 60 mph or top speed figures it says that the SL65 AMG will deliver ‘exceptional performance, impressive power delivery and effortlessly superior dynamics.’

For the first time, AMG has coupled a 6.0 liter V12 with its new AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC. Besides offering a 17 percent gain in fuel-economy, the transmission offers four modes to select from: C (Controlled Efficiency), S (Sport), S+ (Sport plus) and M (Manual). In ‘C’ mode, the ECO start/stop function is active at all times and switches off the 12-cylinder engine when the vehicle is at a standstill. Plus the transmission characteristics are softer, with smooth and early gear changes.

Carrying over the all-aluminum bodyshell technology from the SLS AMG, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG drops a total of 374 pounds. It also gets a AMG Sports Suspension with the steering knuckles and spring links of the 4-link front suspension and almost all of the multi-link independent rear suspension components made of aluminum.

Design wise, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is the first model to feature the new AMG brand face with a new central styling feature called the ‘twin blade radiator grille in high-sheen chrome. Inside, it comes with a bunch of exclusive design features including electrically adjustable AMG sports seats with single or two-tone upholstery in nappa leather with a special AMG diamond pattern, embossed AMG emblems on the seat backrests are standard, as are AIRSCARF neck-level heating, multicontour functionality and heated and cooled seats. The designo headlining in leather with partial AMG V12 diamond-design quilting is also exclusive to the model.

2012 New York Auto Show

- By: Omar Rana


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  • Mike

    Wow…i wish i had the money to buy this

  • richardzmartin

    For auto insurance check whether your state insurance department provides rate comparisons or check “Clearance Auto” website

  • http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/esophageal-cancer/DS00500 AWUCNKRAN4AIAXCYIPC8RAJLLCIM

    I took the SLK 55 out about 10 days ago. The air scarf feature is nice. This looks pretty good. 

  • Cad4life

    so sl65 slower than a vette zr1, a sl55 slower than a vette z06, a base sl slower than a base vette, but the sl r nicer, see why the vette out sales the sl in the usa

  • http://www.indiandrives.com/maruti-suzuki-swift-2011-test-drive.html Maruti Swift

    Hope  new  Mercedes Benz sl65 will be entirely
    different from the existing old one, it is accompanied with the
    many impressive exteriors which would surely win your heart in just a
    glance.