With the Black Series claw on the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the firm cut to gave birth to an amazing super star. A dressed in road vehicle racing coupe, is the challenge that is the fifth model of the Black Series family born in 2006 with the SLK 55 AMG Black Series. Once again, the Black Series signature symbolizes a particularly radical vehicle. Sports version of the SLS AMG coupe to doors, the SLS AMG Black Series is based directly on the version competition that prevails in the GT3 racing Pack. This note to his aggressive plastic based on impressive cash down, rear diffuser, two double tailpipes square, extended side air intakes. Mercedes SLS AMG has even planned an aerodynamic pack that is characterized by a huge rear spoiler in carbon.
571 HP in standard configuration, the power of the V8 6.2 liter AMG passes to 631 HP, while the couple settled at 635 Nm at 5500 RPM. 60 HP increase was obtained by raising the Max plan at 8000 rpm, the modification of camshafts and the use of new crankshaft bearings. At the same time, the power to weight ratio takes a new record for the signature Black Series 2.45 kg/c.
1550 kg on the scale
The engineers have managed to save 70 kg compared to the standard model by using carbon fiber to make many parts of the chassis as well as the hood, the Panel behind the bucket seats, the basement of the body and boost between the engine and the transmission tube. Moreover, the replacement of the battery by a lithium-ion model has saved 8 kg.
A more dynamic drive train
631 HP to speak easily, the SLS AMG Black Series adopts a new AMG rear differential electronic control instead of the mechanical version. It is in consultation with three-mode ESP. The chassis has been completely reworked. It relies on firmer suspension settings, wings expanded 13 mm at the front and 26 mm at the back, track extended from 20 to 24 mm, new media of wheels and a reparameterized direction. Specific ten-spoke alloy wheels are mounted on specially developed by Michelin tyres. It’s Pilot Sport Cup 2 offering a most important drift threshold. The dual-clutch 7-speed transmission also underwent a few changes. It is installed 10 mm lower in order to lower the centre of gravity and the speed of movement of the reports was further improved. To stop this coupe to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.6 seconds and push spikes up to 315 km/h, drivers will be able to rely on huge carbon-ceramic discs.
A Suede finish
The Interior adapts to the status of the machine with a black or black/red alcantara upholstery. The flat steering wheel is also draped with alcantara to facilitate getting started. Particularly wraparound bucket seats are involved in the sporting atmosphere of the Black Series SLS. This coupe, where the price tags has not yet been fixed, will start his business career in June 2014.
- Displacement: 6208 cc
- Bore x stroke: 102.2 x 94.6 mm
- Compression ratio: 11.3 : 1
- Output: 464 kW (631 hp) @ 7400 rpm
- Max. torque: 635 Nm (468 lb-ft) @ 5500 rpm
- Maximum engine speed: 8000 rpm
- Engine weight (dry): 205 kg (452 lbs)
- Fuel consumption, NEDC combined: 13.7 l/100 km
- CO2 emissions: 321 g/km
- Efficiency class: G
- 0-100 km/h: 3.6 s
- 0-60 mph: 3.5 s
- Top speed: 315 km/h (196 mph)