Mercedes-Benz reveals new SL 65 AMG roadster

Mar 21, 2012

Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG

How would you like to drive around with a car that delivers torque of up to 1,000Nm? That's exactly what Mercedes-Benz promises with the new SL 65 AMG right out of Stuttgart in Germany.

The Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG is packed with a 6.0-liter V12 twin turbocharged engine with the power of 630 horses.

"The combination of exclusive V12 dynamic performance and a refined roadster driving experience was already the defining attribute of the predecessor model," said Ola Kallenius, Mercedes-AMG GmbH chief executive. "We are convinced that, with the new SL 65 AMG, we have developed an incomparably exciting high-performance vehicle for the small but loyal community of fans."

With its more powerful engine, the new SL 65 AMG can run from zero to 100kph in four seconds and reach 200kph in 11.8 seconds.

The SL 65 AMG is the first to be equipped with a combination of a 6.0-liter V12 and the AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic. The system comes with four driving modes: controlled efficiency (C), sport (S), sport plus (S+) and manual (M).

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For all its promise of power and luxury, the new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG also pledges driver and passenger safety with its crash-optimized aluminum structure and restraint systems.

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Here are some of the equipment and features one can choose for their new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG:

- Airscarf
- Active Parking Assist including Parktronic
- Attention assist
- Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG high-end surround sound system
- COMAND Online with six-disc DVD changer
- Anti-theft alarm system
- Frontbass
- Remote-unlocking boot lid including power closing for boot lid
- Intelligent Light System
- Keyless-Go Convenience package (including remote-closing boot lid and hands-free access system)
- Convenience telephony
- Magic vision control
- Neck-PRO head restraints
- Panoramic vario-roof
- PRE-SAFE system
- Door power closing
- Automatic, pop-up roll-over bars for driver and front passenger
- Even more individuality is possible with optional extras from the AMG Performance Studio:
* AMG forged light-alloy wheels
* AMG forged light-alloy wheels, painted matte black, rim flange with a high-sheen finish
* AMG ceramic high-performance compound brake system
* AMG exterior carbon package (cross strut in front apron, exterior mirror housings and spoiler lip in genuine carbon fiber)
* AMG performance media with telemetry function
* AMG performance steering wheel in nappa leather/DINAMICA microfiber
* Brake calipers, painted red

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