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Mercedes-Benz is building the last examples of the SLR

The last examples of the Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss are currently being built, bringing the active era of the SLR super sports car from Mercedes-Benz and McLaren to an end. In 2004, with the swing-wing Coupé, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren jointly set out to continue the story of the legendary SLR racing sports cars of the 1950s.

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG can be ordered from 16 November

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the absolute highlight at this year’s International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, is now available to order. From Monday, 16 November 2009, company-owned sales and service outlets and sales partners of the Mercedes-Benz brand in Germany will be taking orders for this super car with its characteristic gullwing doors.

AMG Driving Academy now also in the USA

The AMG Driving Academy is expanding its activities: from now on, American sports car enthusiasts can also take part in AMG events in their home country. Driver training on the Laguna Seca racetrack in California is a very exclusive opportunity to take extended test drives with the brand-new SLS AMG super sports car.

New Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG featured in Gran Turismo5

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the highlight of the 2009 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, will soon be delighting video game fans the world over. The gullwing model is being featured in the latest version of the PlayStation3 (PS3TM) game Gran Turismo5, in which it is expected to excite gamers with its breathtaking performance.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: The new ‘Gullwing’ from Mercedes-Benz

For the first time in the company’s history stretching back over 40 years, the Mercedes-Benz performance brand is presenting a vehicle developed in-house, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The super sports car serves up an exciting proposition with its unique technology package: aluminium spaceframe body with gullwing doors, AMG 6.3-litre V8 front-mid engine developing 420 kW/571 hp peak output and dry sump lubrication, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission in a transaxle configuration and sports suspension with aluminium double wishbones. The ideal front/rear weight distribution of 48 to 52 percent and the vehicle’s low centre of gravity are testimony to the uncompromising sports car concept.