Mercedes-Benz has launched its flagship super sports car for the Indian market, the SLS AMG. It is the first independently developed vehicle by AMG in its illustrious history spanning over 40 years. Priced between Rs. 2-2.5 crore depending on the level of customization (via the AMG Performance Studio), the SLS is powered by a modified AMG 6.3 – litre V8 front mid-engine propelling the car to a ton in just 3.7 seconds and over to a top speed of 317 kmph. Mercedes-Benz India has indicated about 10 confirmed bookings for this car received until June 2010. With a solid body structure, AMG high- performance composite braking system, 3-stage ESP, AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission , the AMG speed-sensitive sports steering and the light yet rigid aluminium space frame, this sports car exhilarates automotive enthusiasts like no other vehicle.

“The SLS AMG represents the true spirit of our brand- ‘The Best or Nothing’! It embodies passion, performance, design, technology and engineering excellence- values that make us one of the most exciting brands in the world, today,” Dr. Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India commented.