Mercedes has a wide range of super cars, but only a handful of the vehicles in its history qualify as true supercars.
The original 300SL Gullwing was one, the early-2000s SLR another. Fuse them together--the heritage cues of the former, the epic performance of the latter--and you have the SLS AMG, now offered in either gullwing or roadster form, and a perfect 10 here at MotorAuthority.
In either body style, the SLS AMG is a supersonic ambassador for the AMG brand within a brand. And both are more emotionally styled than some of the clinical cars in the class--the GT-R, the LFA. The gullwing rocks out when its doors are open, casting an unearthly shadow, but the appeal wears off when the doors close and when it's seen in profile, or from the rear quarters. The balance is lacking--but it all comes into focus on the Roadster, which snips off the signature doors and in doing so, grows more lithe, more vintage in its proportions, with hints of Silver Arrow Benzes and bullet-nose T-Birds...
|Style||MSRP||Invoice||MPG City||MPG Hwy|