We have told you before that Mercedes is working on a successor of the famous 300SL. Mercedes is offering us a preview of the new SLS AMG which follows up the SLR. The videos show the vehicle in several test environments around Pikes Peak and Laredo in the US as in snowy areas around Lapland Sweden. It gives us also a taste of the newgullwing-doors and V8-engine.
The current development codename is C197. The new SLS will be introduced on the IAA Frankfurt carshow this autumn. The next-generation of the ‘Gullwing’ has an atmospheric 6.3-liter V8 with 571 bhp.
Testing at Sweden Arjeplog
Testing at Laredo, USA
Testing at Pikes Peak, USA
We also spotted some pictures of the new AMG family member:
Why does a car company promote a test mule?
I got some strange feelings about that…