2009 LA: 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG opens its wings in LA

2009 LA: 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

  • Key Competitors: McLaren MP4-12C, Aston Martin DBS, Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni.
  • Power: 6.3L V8 – 571-hp at 6,800 rpm / 479 lb-ft of torque at 4,750 rpm.
  • Transmission: AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports w/ steering-wheel mounted paddle-shifters.
  • Performance: 0-62 mph in 3.8 seconds; top speed of 197 mph.
  • Pricing: TBA.

While this isn’t the first time we’re seeing the new 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG on U.S. soil, the car made its North American auto show debut today here in LA. Mercedes-Benz has yet to confirm U.S. pricing details for the SLS AMG but the PR folks around the stand say it should be somewhere close to $200,000.

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