Take a pair of 563-hp Mercedes SLS AMG sports cars, combine with two racing drivers, add a bunch of 3D cameras and you've got a 3D film shot at 162 mph. Here's the 2D trailer.
Chrome cars are normally gaudy affairs, but somehow this chrome-wrapped Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 racer looks like liquid speed. The distillation of perfection wrought in aluminum und shteel. It almost needs a new name. "Sex on Wheels" seems appropriate.
This is the factory-built electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell. It's a prototype sporting four electric motors with a combined output of 525 hp and 649 lb-ft of grunt. Also, it's yellow and has funky doors, but who cares? Torrrrrrrrrrrrque!
The first known Mercedes Benz SLS AMG crash has occurred in Russia where the bad-ass Benz tangled with a VAZ 2112. Both cars lost, but the SLS's gullwing doors still work.
Let's cut to the chase: This is a 563-hp Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, those are its amazing doors, and I took this picture in Mexico while hanging out of the car at 50 mph. Safety is for pansies. Viva velocidad!
What happens when you take a Mercedes SLS AMG, strip out the superfluous baloney, amp-up the engine and install race seats, gauges and gear? You get this — the factory-built Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 racer. Awesome.
Tuning shops will sometimes digitally render cars they don't have access to in order to drum up interest. Exhibit A: MEC developed these Mercedes SLS AMG renders beaten with every ugly stick in the book. Do not want.
Yesterday, we reviewed the 2011 Mercedes SLS AMG. Now, here's a comprehensive mega gallery of gullwing pr0n and an an impossibly anal level of technical detail. Don your labcoats meine herren!