The new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG comes with the AMG 6.0-litre V12 “biturbo” (twin-turbocharged) engine develops a utmost output of 463 kW (630 hp) and most torque of 1000 newton meters. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 4 seconds with the 200 km/h mark attained after just 11.8 seconds, with the top pace is 250 km/h (electronically limited).
For the first time AMG has mutual the 6-litre V12 biturbo engine with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC. The AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G TRONIC has four dissimilar driving modes – Controlled Efficiency (C), Sport (S), Sport plus (S+) and Manual (M) – which can be chosen at the push of a button on the centre console. In “C” mode the ECO start/stop function is enduringly active.
The new SL 65 AMG is prepared as standard with the ABC active suspension system. The AMG sports suspension based on Active Body Control built-in in the eight-cylinder SL 63 AMG has been improved and its setup optimized for this new top-of-the-range model.
In addition to the two particular chromed twin tailpipes of the AMG sports exhaust system, the characteristic V12 features comprise the “V12 BITURBO” legend on the front wings and the AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in titanium grey with a high-sheen finish and prepared with 255/35 R 19 and 285/30 R 19 tyres at front and rear correspondingly. AMG multi-spoke forged light-alloy wheels from the AMG presentation Studio with 255/35 R 19 front tyres and 285/30 R 20 rear tyres decrease the unsprung masses. The forged wheels are also obtainable in matt black with a high-sheen rim flange.
The market open of the new Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG will take place in September 2012. The sales price in Germany (incl. 19% VAT) is 236,334 euros.