Two Turbos Turn The SLS AMG Into A Terrifying Flamethrower

Forget the 2014 Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition! What you want is two turbos on top of that glorious 6.2 V8 and some premium fuel, resulting in 850 horsepower and the ultimate BBQ experience! » 11/27/13 4:30pm 11/27/13 4:30pm

It's The End Of The Road For The Mercedes SLS AMG

Gullwing fanatics, it's time to freak out. Next week, Mercedes is set to announce that the SLS will be going away. Say it ain't so Rivers Cuomo. » 11/12/13 3:25pm 11/12/13 3:25pm

Is Torque Vectoring The Killer App Of Electric Sports Cars?

Torque vectoring. That is, the mechanical act of varying the amount of torque sent to each wheel — left to right in two-wheel-drive cars and also front to back in AWD — to improve traction and maximize a car's cornering ability. Did I say mechanical? Silly me. I also mean electronic. » 4/11/13 5:23pm 4/11/13 5:23pm

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Is A Tire Murderer

Wider track, stiffer springs and dampers and a voice that's part Lemmy from Mötorhead, part a few dozen M134 Gatling Guns, and part 12V71 Detroit Diesel through straight pipes. And that's a completely exaggeration-free statement. Either way, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series can shred some tires. » 3/20/13 3:33pm 3/20/13 3:33pm

Here’s A Chinese Woman With Frowny Pants Getting Out Of An SLS AMG

In spite of its old-school design, the gullwing Mercedes SLS AMG attracts some of the most "cutting edge" owners, such as this fashionable lady in Shanghai sporting some frowny face diaper pants. » 7/23/12 3:00pm 7/23/12 3:00pm

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Is The Only One You'll Get Or Want

If you're going to buy a $200,000 sports car like the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, what's the point in settling for a base model? Perhaps this is the thinking behind the company only selling the new, more powerful SLS AMG GT in the United States during the 2013 model year. » 6/05/12 9:00am 6/05/12 9:00am

Chinese Journalists Crash Mercedes-Benz SLS And C63 AMG

At the Mercedes-Benz press event "SLS AMG Track Xperience" at the Zhuhai International Circuit in southeast China, one journalist in an SLS braked too early and got thoroughly rear-ended by a C63 AMG. » 3/09/12 1:30pm 3/09/12 1:30pm

In the company of the SLS AMG’s cracklesnortpopboom V8

On a conscious level, the Mercedes–Benz SLS AMG is a cynical marketing ploy designed to milk the memory of Mercedes’s 1950s motorsport achievements. But listen to one at full throttle in a tunnel and all is forgiven. The SLS AMG makes the most viscerally wonderful supercar noise since Ferrari invented Ferraris. » 9/16/11 4:00pm 9/16/11 4:00pm

The 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise Jalopnik Staff Cruiser is the…

The Woodward Dream Cruise on Metro Detroit's historic Woodward Avenue is one of the top ten greatest car events in the world. Each year, Jalopnik picks a special car as its staff cruiser. » 8/20/11 12:30pm 8/20/11 12:30pm

Watch F1 drivers try to scare each other on the Nürburgring

Media-baiting setup or not, watching Nico Rosberg hot-lap the Nürburgring in the rain (after having had only one ride-along lap — from Michael Schumacher) with a terrified David Coulthard in the right seat is worth the branding cynicism. » 7/26/11 1:00pm 7/26/11 1:00pm

Here's the officially roofless Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

We're about 28 hours away from being able to wear white without getting dirty looks, and Mercedes-Benz has dropped official production data on its new SLS AMG Roadster. Does that mean we can break out the seersucker suit two days early? » 5/28/11 8:00pm 5/28/11 8:00pm

A Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG for EMTs

It's the official Formula 1 safety car, but what would a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG for EMTs look like? You're looking at it. Unfortunately for those EMTs, it's just a show car built to drum-up interest in Benz's real public-safety vehicles. » 5/10/11 3:30pm 5/10/11 3:30pm

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster drops its top

Mercedes-Benz has dropped a set of development shots of the new drop-top roadster version of the uber-awesome SLS AMG. These shots should surprise nobody as we've been seeing the SLS AMG roadster testing on the streets — and even in commercials since well before our first drive of the coupe version last year. » 5/05/11 8:30am 5/05/11 8:30am

Your ridiculously awesome Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG wallpaper is here

Today's wallpaper comes from old bud Scott Dukes, Los Angeles-based automotive photographer, who's been known to dive from moving cars after spotting the perfect shoot location. The 1600-px version is here and the giganto-desktop version is on our Facebook page. » 3/10/11 5:30pm 3/10/11 5:30pm

Mansory Cormeum is like a Mercedes SLS, only weirder

Kourosh Mansory is insane — for weight savings! There's no other explanation for his carbon-fiber makeover of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, called the Mansory Cormeum. It's 200lbs lighter than a regular SLS, and looks like something Boeing threw up. » 2/28/11 11:00am 2/28/11 11:00am

The Mercedes AMG E-Cell Does it in Your Eye Hole

If George Clinton needs a personal electric mothership to land during "Cosmic Slop," he can call Mercedes-Benz. This psychedelically-colored matte-finished SLS AMG E-Cell enters series production in 2013. A new theme song, "Make My Cell the E-Cell," practically writes itself. » 1/11/11 10:00am 1/11/11 10:00am

The Secret Life Of A Safety Car Driver

Bernd Mayländer's office is a Mercedes–Benz SLS AMG. He’s led more laps in the 2010 Formula One season than all but the top five drivers. And he’s been at it for ten years. » 11/15/10 3:00pm 11/15/10 3:00pm