Video Footage and Full Details on 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG (Video)
Feb 23, 2012 15:11
We saw photos yesterday, and today, there's a new Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 presentation in Barcelona with the automaker showing it off in a new video. Drool time for the 2013 SL63 AMG roadster.
It will launch in Europe with a price in Germany at €157,675 (US$206,600) for the SL 63 AMG and €189,269.50 (US$246,900) for the "Edition 1", while the optional AMG Performance Packages goes for €14,280 (US$18,600). As for prices elsewhere around the world, we have no idea just yet.
There are two options, with the base version being 5.5 liter bi-turbocharged V8 with 530bhp at 5,500 rpm and 590 lb-ft from 2,000 to 4,500 rpm. It goes from 0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds and up to 200km/h top speed in 12.9 seconds. It's got an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h,
As for the optional AMG Performance Package, the engine is boosted to 556bhp and 664 lb-ft of torque with the 0-100 reduced to 4.2 seconds and reaching 200km/h in 12.6 seconds. The top speed also increases to 300km/h.
The SL63 AMG has got Active Body Control suspension, huge brakes with 390mm compound discs with six-piston fixed callipers at the front and 360mm integral discs with single-piston floating callipers at the rear, while riding on 19-inch alloys shod in 255/35 R 19 front and 285/30 R 19 rear tires.
Do you ever think about the efficiency of your vehicle? You may have briefly considered it when you bought the car and then forgotten all about it. If you stopped to think, you might realize, that your vehicle is costing you a lot more in fuel than it should. You start to realize that you stop for petrol far more regularly than you used to. Why is this and what are the possible fixes that you should consider? Well, it turns out, there’s quite a lot that can affect the efficiency of your vehicle. Read more
Owning a car is often something of a mixed blessing. On the one hand, it is incredibly useful to have a way of getting around. The independence and freedom afforded to you by having a car is one of life’s great pleasures. However, there are also lots of things that can go wrong with a car. Read more
Learning to drive and getting their license are very exciting times for a teenager. This is one of those important milestones that brings them even closer to adulthood. While you should encourage your teen to learn and be proud of them when they pass their test, it’s extremely important to make sure they’re being safe on the road. Here are some tips to encourage your teen to be a safer driver. Read more