Mercedes-Benz introduce: SLS AMG Gullwing

I’m hearing $225,000+ and mid 3s for 0-60 for the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing.  It’s been tested extensively on the Nurburgring, so i’m guessing it’ll have some handling behind it.  I think the styling is a bit BLAH, considering the glorious original Gullwing it is attempting to replicate the feeling of.  Obviously, this is one of those ‘modern retro’ type projects (e.g. Camaro, BMW Z8, etc…), and although it may look several times more striking in real life; the photos don’t seem to really give out the feeling of ‘classic’ just yet.  I do love the interior though…..very sharp—-even though the automatic transmission looks like crap sitting in an interior as nice as that one.

IEDEI has turned the ‘official’ SLS photos into B&W, to see if it fits the bill of ‘classic’…..download the photos in hi-res after clicking each one twice…..and then YOU decide whether it’s a classic or not!

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2 thoughts on “Mercedes-Benz introduce: SLS AMG Gullwing

  1. Anthony Bliss says:

    I quite like it if I’m honest.

    Starting to shy away from BMW in favour of the Mercs, and this looks very nice, it doesnt look over mondernised (like the camaro of recent times). This retro looks old, but up to date stylish

  2. […] It’s not exactly a sophisticated configurator, it seems more likely to be for something playful like a Mini or something—however, it does show which colours will be offered on the SLS AMG Gullwing. […]

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