- “¢ Only 75 units will be made with a price tag of 750,000 Euros.
- “¢ 5.4L V8 Supercharged engine producing 650-hp.
- “¢ 0 to 62 mph in 3.5 seconds; Top speed of 217 mph.
Things are starting to look better for the press and visitor of the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. After all the spyshots we’ve seen, Mercedes-Benz announced today that it will unveil the 2009 Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss – named after racing legend – wait for it… Stirling Moss.
The car with no roof, side windows or windscreen, aka a speedster, is powered by a 5.4L V8 Supercharged engine making a total of 650-hp. 0 to 62 mph will come in 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 217 mph. The standard Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR makes 617-hp and accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 3.8 seconds with a top speed of 206 mph.
Mercedes-Benz will produce only 75 units prices at 750,000 Euros each. Existing SLR customers will have top priority on ordering the car.
2009 Mercedes-Benz McLaren Stirling Moss: