Mercedes Benz High Performance SLS AMG India Launch – Specifications, Features & Price


Mercedes-Benz is all known for its beautiful cars and is adored across the whole world for its amazingly built products and after sales services. Its been a while since the brand stepped into India with plans of growing its business and more importantly making the Indian Automobile Industry familiar with the competition it could give.

Although the car which we are going to talk on in this post does not need to be put in the competition since this machine is class apart and till date one of the finest cars to be launched in the Indian market. We are talking about the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, produced at the parent company’s plant in Affalterbach, Germany. The Mercedes AMG, a subsidiary of the brand manufactures this car since it is specialized in high performance cars.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 2011

16th of July 2010 is the date that has been decided by Mercedes-Benz India to introduce this car into the market. The car is certainly an exotic masterpiece which could make anyone’s eyes pop out with its breathtaking performance and attractive appearance and makes you feel its presence even in the most crowded places.


Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Specifications & Features


  • No. of cylinders/arrangement: 8/V, 4 valves per cylinder
  • Displacement: 6208 cc
  • Bore x stroke: 102.2 x 94.6 mm
  • Rated power output: 571 hp (420 kW) at 6800 rpm
  • Rated torque: 650 Nm at 4750 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 11.3 : 1
  • Mixture preparation: Microprocessor-controlled fuel injection,HFM

Power transmission

  • Drive: Standard drive
  • Transmissions: AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission
  • Ratios
  • Final drive: 3.67
  • 1st gear: 3.40
  • 2nd gear: 2.19
  • 3rd gear: 1.63
  • 4th gear: 1.29
  • 5th gear: 1.03
  • 6th gear: 0.84
  • 7th gear: 0.72
  • Reverse: -2.79

Chassis and suspension

  • Front axle: Aluminium double wishbone suspension, anti-dive, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, stabilizer
  • Rear axle: Aluminium double wishbone suspension, anti-squat and anti-dive systems, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, stabilizer
  • Braking system: Composite disc brakes, internally ventilated and perforated at the front; disc brakes, internally ventilated and perforated at the rear; electric rear parking brake; ABS; Brake Assist; 3-stage ESP®
  • Steering: Rack-and-pinion power steering with parameter function, steering damper
  • Wheels: Front: 9.5 J x 19; rear: 11 J x 20
  • Tyres: Front: 265/35 R 19; rear: 295/30 R 20

Dimensions and weights

  • Wheelbase: 2680 mm
  • Tread front/rear: 1682/1653 mm
  • Overall length: 4638 mm
  • Overall width: 1939 mm
  • Overall height: 1262 mm
  • Turning circle: 11.9 m
  • Boot capacity: 176 l
  • Kerb weight acc. to DIN Kg: 1620 kg
  • Payload (basis ready-to-drive according to EC): 240 kg
  • Perm. gross vehicle weight: 1935 lg
  • Tank capacity/incl. reserve: 85/14 l

Performance and fuel consumption

  • Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100km/h): 3.8 s
  • Top speed: 200 mph / 317 km/h (electronically limited)
  • Fuel consumption NEDC comb.: 21.4 mpg
  • CO2 emissions: 314 g/km

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 2011

Price Of Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

As quoted by the official the car will cost the buyer between Rs. 2 Crore to 2.5 Crore owing to the 110 percent excise duty that the company will have to pay to get it imported from its Germany plant. The exact cost depends on the level of customizations which a customer asks for. It will take about 6 months time for the Deliver of the car after the booking of the car.

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  1. mercedes sls was my dream car one day i saw it on tv from that day i am the fan of this car and willing to buy brother likes mecedes slr.thats why we are deciding to take which car.but mercedes sls is very good i liked it………


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