The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Black Series, is the fifth Black Series-version from Mercedes. The 2013 Series boasts great driving dynamics, uncompromising light weight construction and elegant design.
The company has made the effort to reduce the overall body weight of the car by using carbon fiber, replacing original parts such as underbody braces, torque tube and hood. The weight is lowered by the use of a new titanium exhaust system which is 28.7 lbs lighter than that of the outgoing SLS AMG.
|Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe||Est. Market Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 22.5 gallons (85L)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 182.6 in. (463.8 cm)||Wheelbase: 105.5 in. (268 cm)|
|Height: 49.7 in. (126.2 cm)||Width: 76.3 in. (193.9 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 3417 lbs (1550 kg)||Ground Clearance: NA|
|Luggage Capacity: 6.2 cu ft||Maximum Seating: 2|
|Engine: Naturally Aspirated V8||Displacement: 6.3 Liter|
|Horsepower: 631 HP||Torque: 468 lb-ft|
|Transmission: 7-Speed AMG Speedshift DCT||0-60 mph: 3.6 seconds|
The 2013 Black Series is powered by a 6.3L V8 engine that generates 631 horsepower and 468 lbs-ft of torque. It sends this coupe from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and gives it a maximum speed of 196 mph.
The engine produces a CO2 emission rated at 321 g/km, while its combined fuel consumption is estimated at 20.6 mpg. This engine is mated to a DCT 7-speed sports gearbox that features 4 driving modes. Performance is improved by the addition AMG's Ride Control suspension, it offers electronic controlled 2-stage damping for individual adjustment and tauter basic tuning, depending on the driver's preference.
The SLS AMG Coupe Black Series comes fitted with a 10-spoke light-alloy wheel coated with matte black finish. The wheels are wrapped by the newly developed Sport Cup 2 sports Michelin tires that measures 275/35 R 19 for the front wheels and 325/30 R 20 for the rear.
It also includes a wider front fascia, wide flared wings, and purposeful fender extensions.
The interior design features a combination of Alcantara and designo leather. Optional features include: Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Surround system, carbon fiber engine cover and AMG infotainment system. Additional options are AMGâ€™s Aerodynamics package and can be used to upgrade the Black Series.
The 2013 SLS AMG Coupe Black Series comes with a functional and a sporty racing-car atmosphere in the cabin, while still maintaining an elegant exterior design and remarkable performance. With all these loveable features, most enthusiasts must be waiting patiently for the release of this car to the market.