2013 mercedes benz SLS AMG GT
jun 08, 2012
2013 mercedes benz SLS AMG GT


2013 mercedes-benz SLS AMG GT

the 2013 mercedes-benz SLS AMG GT features heightened dynamics by offering an enhanced maximum output of its
6.3-liter V8 front mid-engine which has been increased to 583 hp (435 kW) at 6800 rpm, while maximum torque is maintained
at 479 lb / ft at 4750 rpm; a re-calibrated AMG speedshift DCT 7-speed sports transmission; and a redeveloped AMG adaptive suspension
that elevates the vehicle’s profile even further. these technical changes yield a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 3.6 seconds with a
maximum speed of 197 mph thanks to a newly developed gear change logic and optimized transmission control which shortens
this reaction time during shifts. when doing so manually via alloy shift paddles, the transitions are remarkably a lot cleaner
and quicker than before. this is a result of a modified engine mapping profile which changes engine torque delivered in manual mode,
making the switch even quicker than previously.


dashboard

the new AMG adaptive performance suspension enhances the vehicles ‘sportiness’ combining a suspension layout of twin aluminium
wishbones featuring a stiffer and more aggressive spring and damper tuning for a more dynamic feel. its control algorithm reacts
best to fluctuations in the road surface with a tendency towards lower / softer damp force levels.

available both as a coupe or roadster, the sportcar’s masculine
aesthetic is distingued by darkened leadlamp and tail light lenses,
a
unique wheel color and red-painted brake calipers. the wing-shaped cross
fins and star recess in the radiator grille are given
a new high-gloss
black finish as well as the exterior mirrors and fins located on the
hood and front fenders.


interior view


the sportscar’s interior is covered in designo leather and feature sections finished in Alcantara®


full view

key data:

cylinder arrangement: V8
valves per cylinder: 4
displacement: 6208 cc
bore x stroke: 102.2 x 94.6 mm
compression ratio: 11.3:1
output: 583 hp at 6800 rpm
max. torque: 479 lb/ft at 4750 rpm
fuel economy: 14 city / 20 highway / 15 combined
acceleration 0-60mph: 3.6s (est)
top speed: 197mph*
please note, preliminary figures. * electronically limited

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