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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster: Online configurator launched

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

Mercedes-Benz has launched the online configurator for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. Go and play!

Power for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster comes from the 6.3L V8 front-mid engine making 563-hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transaxle transmission and a sports suspension with aluminum double wishbones. The Adaptive AMG Sport Suspension with electronically controlled damping is available as an option and allows the damping characteristics to be modified at the touch of a button. Using the AMG DRIVE UNIT, the driver is allowed to pick from three different suspension modes including Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. The fabric soft-top of the 2012 SLS AMG Roadster opens and closes in just 11 seconds and can be operated on the move at speeds of up to 31 mph.