"The new SLS AMG Mercedes-Benz is a fascinating supercar that will capture the hearts of all car enthusiasts. The SLS AMG represents pure emotion for the Mercedes-Benz brand and is set to become one of the most coveted sports cars of our time," says Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG and head of
"Our customers will enjoy an SLS AMG that embraces more than 40 years' motorsport experience from our sports car specialists Mercedes-AMG – as well as a fascinating design that only the Mercedes-Benz brand can deliver," says Volker Mornhinweg, Chairman of the Management Board at Mercedes-AMG GmbH.
The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG features a distinctively pure design, superior dynamics and levels of safety and everyday practicality that are the hallmarks of Mercedes-Benz. The ideal weight distribution (47:53 percent between front and rear axles) and low centre of gravity underline the uncompromising nature of its sports car concept.
During the development phase of the new gullwing model, AMG developers benefited from the valuable know-how of specialists at the Mercedes Technology Centre (MTC) in Sindelfingen. The aim of such collaborative development was to make the SLS AMG a perfect synthesis of the strengths of Mercedes-Benz and AMG.