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  • Affalterbach/Tokyo/Los Angeles, Nov 15, 2013 - Two motor shows, two new AMG high-performance vehicles: Mercedes-AMG is presenting the S 65 AMG and the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION simultaneously at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the Tokyo Motor Show (both from 20 November to 1 December 2013).
  • Affalterbach, Jun 19, 2013 - Mercedes-AMG sets the pace: This June witnesses the premieres of 18 new AMG high-performance models at Mercedes-Benz dealerships. With a power output spectrum ranging from 265 kW (360 hp) to 552 kW (751 hp), the new AMG vehicles demonstrate both performance and superb efficiency. This unrivalled model initiative from Mercedes-AMG represents the embodiment of the "AMG Performance 50" future strategy in the run-up to the 50th birthday of Mercedes-AMG GmbH in 2017.
  • Affalterbach , Nov 9, 2012 - Mercedes-AMG presents the high-end super sports car version of the gull-wing model, the new SLS AMG Coupé Black Series. Inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 racing version, the fifth Black Series model from Mercedes-AMG boasts a fascinating mix of breath-taking design, outstanding driving dynamics and uncompromising lightweight construction in accordance with the "AMG Lightweight Performance" strategy.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 20, 2012 - Readers of the German classic car magazine “Motor Klassik” have voted Mercedes-Benz vehicles the winners in a grand total of four categories in the “Motor Klassik Awards 2012” competition. The SLS AMG and the G Class, as well as two classic SL model series, each took the majority of votes in their respective categories.
  • Groß-Dölln/Affalterbach, Sep 9, 2011 - The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is now even more attractive and individual. The new high-tech option of the AMG RIDE CONTROL sport suspension with adaptive damping combines concerted performance-orientation with optimal comfort on long journeys. Blind Spot Assist improves active safety on board the gull-wing model.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 17, 2011
  • Affalterbach, Mar 22, 2011 - Ready for the starting event of the Formula 1 World Championship in Melbourne, Australia (25-27 March 2011), Mercedes-AMG is once again providing the Official F1™ Safety Car and the Official F1™ Medical Car. The task of the SLS AMG and the new C 63 AMG Estate is to ensure maximum safety in dangerous racing situations or following an accident. The SLS AMG has been used in Formula 1 since 2010. The C 63 AMG Estate is now entering its fourth season, but in 2011 it will appear in a new design with updated technology that includes the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed transmission.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 24, 2010 - Die Leser der Fachzeitschrift „Auto Zeitung“ haben den neuen Mercedes-Benz CLS zum besten Modell der Oberklasse gewählt. Ebenfalls den ersten Platz, und zwar schon zum zweiten Mal in Folge, errang der Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG als bester Supersportwagen. Beide erhielten die renommierte „Auto Trophy“.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 2, 2010 - The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has become the only car to win a Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany in gold. This award is held in particularly high esteem, because only products that have previously won a design award may be nominated to receive it.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 27, 2010 - Mercedes-Benz has taken three first places in Europe's largest public internet survey. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG even scored top honours in two awards, winning both the super sports car and coupé category as well as simultaneously being voted Europe's most popular car. The Mercedes-Benz R-Class also picked up an Internet Auto Award 2010 as Europe's most popular van.
  • Nürburgring, Sep 27, 2010 - The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 made its first racing appearance for the 4-hour race held on 25 September 2010 as part of the VLN Nürburgring Endurance Championship. Even though the gullwing car was already involved in an accident during the starting lap, Bernd Schneider and Thomas Jäger were able to demonstrate the potential of the SLS AMG GT3.
  • Affalterbach, Sep 23, 2010 - The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has won the first "Golden Classic Steering Wheel" award: the readers of "AUTO BILD KLASSIK" have voted the gullwing model a "Classic of the Future" in the "Sports coupés and convertibles" category.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2010 - The E-Class Cabriolet is the most attractive open-top car, and the SLS AMG is the most beautiful super-sports car among all the new models that have appeared over the last twelve months. This is the result of a major reader's survey conducted by the German motoring magazine "auto motor und sport".
  • Affalterbach, Jun 18, 2010 - Victory for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG over some strong competition. In the “Sportiest cars of 2010” readers’ poll organised by the renowned car magazine sport auto, the gullwing model took the title in the “super sports” section.
  • Stuttgart, May 28, 2010 - The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super sports car is celebrating a brilliant victory in the huge design competition organised by Germany's AUTO BILD magazine. Around 200,000 readers of 21 European editions of the specialist publication voted the new gull-wing model into top place as Europe's most attractive car.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2010 - Mercedes-Benz is making a dynamic and elegant start this 2010 automotive spring season: just one week after the official start of spring, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and E-Class Cabriolet will be making their showroom debuts. Both dream cars are enough to set motoring enthusiasts' pulses racing.
  • Affalterbach, Feb 26, 2010 - When the new Formula-1 season gets underway in Manama/Bahrain (12-14 March 2010), it will mark the debut of the most spectacular and powerful Official F1™ Safety Car of all time. The job of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which will be launched on 27 March 2010, is to ensure maximum safety in Formula 1. The "gullwing" model replaces the SL 63 AMG, which was used as the Official F1™ Safety Car in 2008 and 2009. As in the last two years, the C 63 AMG Estate will be used as the Official F1™ Medical Car for the coming season.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 28, 2010 - Pure fascination and high tech at the very highest level: with the new SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz is completely redefining the speed, driving dynamics and design of the super sports car. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG accelerates from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds. Constructed primarily from aluminium, it tips the scales at just 1620 kilograms, which equates to 2.84 kilograms per hp – an absolute peak value in the super sports car segment, guaranteeing driving dynamics in a class of their own.
  • Sindelfingen, Jan 27, 2010 - The new gullwing model is now at the starting line: following its world premiere at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt/Main in September 2009, series production of the SLS AMG is now commencing in Sindelfingen, the largest of the Mercedes-Benz production plants.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 5, 2009 - More than a quarter of a million readers took part, and voted the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG the world's best super sports car by a wide margin. Accordingly "Bild am Sonntag", "Auto Bild" and 25 associated European publications awarded the new Gullwing model the "Golden Steering Wheel" - one of the most important automotive awards in Europe. This coveted award was officially presented to Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Cars, in Berlin yesterday evening.
  • Stuttgart/Affalterbach, Sep 25, 2009 - The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the highlight of the 2009 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, will soon be delighting video game fans the world over. The gullwing model is being featured in the latest version of the PlayStation®3 (PS3TM) game Gran Turismo®5, in which it is expected to excite gamers with its breathtaking performance.
  • Stuttgart/Affalterbach, Sep 21, 2009 - The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG which celebrated its world premiere during the 2009 International Motor Show (IAA), is the highlight in the latest version of the PlayStation®3 video game Gran Turismo®5. And just as with the visitors to the IAA, it is expected to excite gamers worldwide with its breathtaking performance.
  • Stuttgart/Affalterbach, Sep 10, 2009 - The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which is about to celebrate its world premiere on 15 September 2009 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, embodies a blend of consummate automotive fascination and high tech. The super sports car delivers a compelling mix of purist styling, consistent lightweight design and superior driving dynamics. At the same time, the SLS fully lives up to all the expecta-tions of hallmark Mercedes everyday practicality and optimum safety. In essence, the new 'Gullwing' offers the ideal synthesis of the strengths of Mercedes-Benz and AMG.
  • Affalterbach, Jul 16, 2009 - Mercedes-AMG is paving the way ahead: with the new SLS AMG with electric drive, the performance brand within Mercedes-Benz Cars is developing an exciting super sports car with zero-emission high-tech drive. This model sees Mercedes-Benz and AMG displaying their expertise in the development of alternative drive solutions for high-performance super sports cars, delivering further proof of their pioneering status in this market segment.
  • Stuttgart/Affalterbach, Mar 12, 2009 - For the first time in the company's history stretching back over 40 years, the Mercedes-Benz performance brand is presenting a vehicle developed in-house, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The super sports car serves up an exciting proposition with its unique technology package: aluminium spaceframe body with gullwing doors, AMG 6.3-litre V8 front-mid engine developing 420 kW/571 hp peak output and dry sump lubrication, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission in a transaxle configuration and sports suspension with aluminium double wishbones. The ideal front/rear weight distribution of 48 to 52 percent and the vehicle's low centre of gravity are testimony to the uncompromising sports car concept.
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