Mercedes-Benz SL65 alternatives
Latest model: Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG 2009
Top of the line in the exclusive 12-cylinder roadster segment is the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG launched alongside the Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG. Its AMG 6. 0-litre V12 biturbo motor produces 450 Kw/612 hp with maximum torque of 1000 Newtonmetres - unrivalled figures even four years after the sphere release. The Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4. 2 seconds, cool testimony to the impressive performance of the AMG V12 engine; top speed is 250 km/h (electronically limited). Performance in the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is transferred by the AMG SPEEDSHIFT five-speed automatic transmission with three drive modes; a multi-disc limited-slip differential with a lock factor of up to 30 percent also guarantees optimum traction. The vario-roof, which opens in 16 seconds and is also available in an auxillary glass version, continues to ensure an unrivalled driving experience.
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Visual features which distinguish the V12 top-of-the-line model from the SL63 AMG include a lower transverse fin painted matt silver in the front apron, V12 BITURBO lettering on the matt-silver-painted trim panels on the front wings and the AMG sports exhaust with two chromed twin tailpipes featuring the V12 look-and-feel. The new AMG bodystyling including AMG bonnet and AMG spoiler lip is also part of the traditional specification for the V12 top-of-the-line model. 255/35 R 19 (front) and 285/30 R 19 (rear) tyres are fitted to the new 19-inch AMG twin-spoke forged light-alloy wheels painted titanium grey with a mirror finish. In tune with its incomparable driving dynamics the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG comes with a big AMG high-performance braking system using ultra-high-performance composite brakes at the front and back. The front wheels are equipped with 390 x 36-millimetre brake discs while 360 x 26-millimetre discs offer the deceleration at the back.
The ultimate version of this vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series, 250 kg lighter and producing 493 Kw/670 hp also made its debut in 2008.