Mercedes SLS AMG Sport

Mercedes SLS AMG Sport Features & All You Need

Mercedes SLS AMG are now available with the new AMG sports suspension ride control. Alternatively there’s the basic chassis, the AMG performance suspension without each variable damping characteristics.

The center console of the Mercedes SLS AMG offers not only the neat, new e-select lever along with embossed AMG emblem, but also the new shocks in the AMG DRIVE UNIT characters. The switch in Coupe and Roadster, indicates the new AMG sports suspension ride control back with adjustable, electronically controlled damping.

Depending on driving conditions, speed and road conditions, the optional system ratzfatz change the damping characteristics and reduces the roll angle of the body independently. The driver of the SLS AMG is thus an immediate and step less adjust between maximum agility and driving comfort of the best open – depending on driving style and track layout.

Mercedes SLS AMG Sport Features

  • Mercedes SLS AMG
  • EPA Classification – Two-Seaters
  • Drivetrain – Rear Wheel Drive

Mercedes SLS AMG Engine

  • Engine Order Code – NA
  • Engine Type and Required Fuel – Premium Unleaded V-8
  • Displacement (liters/cubic inches) – 6.2 L/379
  • Fuel System – Sequential MPI

Maximum Horsepower @ RPM

  • 583 @ 6800Maximum Torque @ RPM
  • 479 @ 4750
  • Cooling System Capacity (quarts)

Mercedes SLS AMG Transmission

  • First Gear Ratio (:1) – 3.40
  • Transmission Order Code – NA
  • Transmission Description – Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
  • Number of Transmission Speeds – 7
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1) – 2.19
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1) – 1.63
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.29
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)  – 1.03
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)  – 0.84
  • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) – 0.72
  • Reverse Ratio (:1) – 2.79
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) – 3.67
  • Clutch Size – NA

Mercedes SLS AMG Fuel Economy and Range

  • EPA Battery Range (miles)
  • NA
  • EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
  • 3.0 (Est)
  • CO2 Emissions, 15K mi/year (tons)
  • 11.8 (Est)
Mercedes SLS AMG Mechanical
Engine: 6.3L AMG DOHC 32-Valve V8
Transmission: AMG 7-Speed Automatic w/SPEEDSHIFT -inc: Dual clutch transaxle
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
Rear-Wheel Drive
3.67 Axle Ratio
Engine Oil Cooler
80-Amp/Hr 760CCA Maintenance-Free Battery
180 Amp Alternator
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Sport Tuned Adaptive Suspension
Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
22.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Double Wishbone Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Electric Parking Brake
Mechanical Limited Slip Differential

Mercedes SLS AMG Exterior Design

Wheels: 19″ Front & 20″ Rear 10-Spoke Alloy -inc: AMG forged in matte black inlay and machined polished spokes
Tires: P265/35R19 Fr/P295/30R20 Rr BSW Performance
Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Clearcoat Paint
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Rear Bumper
Body-Colored Door Handles
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Light Tinted Glass
Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets And Wiper Park
Composite/Aluminum Panels
Wing Spoiler
Grille w/Chrome Bar
Power Convertible Top w/Lining, Glass Rear Window, Fixed Roll-Over Protection and Manual Wind Blocker
Trunk Rear Cargo Access
Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off
Rear Fog Lamps
Cornering Lights
Perimeter/Approach Lights
LED Brakelights


Radio: COMAND APS w/6-Disc CD/DVD Changer -inc: 40GB hard-drive GPS navigation, enhanced voice control system and iPod/MP3 media interface
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Radio Data System, Weatherband and 6 Gb Internal Memory
6 harman/kardon Speakers
Automatic Equalizer
Audio Theft Deterrent
Streaming Audio
Concealed Diversity Antenna
Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
1 LCD Monitor In The Front
Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions
Real-Time Traffic Display


Power Heated Sport Seats -inc: adjustable lumbar support and AMG crest in headrests
Driver Seat
Passenger Seat
Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Temperature, Transmission Fluid Temp, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Send2Benz Selective Service Internet Access
AMG Sport Alcantara Simulated Suede/Piano Black Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
Front Cupholder
Front Cigar Lighter(s)
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Valet Function
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
Garage Door Transmitter
Cruise Control
Voice Activated Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
HVAC -inc: Residual Heat Recirculation and Supplemental Heater
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Driver Foot Rest
Interior Trim -inc: Leather Instrument Panel Insert, Piano Black Door Panel Insert, Leather/Carbon Fiber Console Insert, Piano Black/Aluminum Interior Accents and Leather Upholstered Dashboard
Full Simulated Suede Headliner
Alcantara Leather Door Trim Insert
Leather/Aluminum Gear Shifter Material
designo Nappa Leather Upholstery -inc: silver contrast diamond stitching and “AMG Affalterbach” crest embossed on headrest
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Full Floor Console w/Locking Storage, Mini Overhead Console and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
Front Map Lights
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front Floor Mats
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
Cargo Net
Rigid Cargo Cover
Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Cargo Space Lights
Memory Settings -inc: Driver And Passenger Seats, Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel and HVAC
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access and Windows
Tracker System
Smart Device Integration
Locking Interior Concealed Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins and 1st Row Underseat Storage
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
Delayed Accessory Power
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Systems Monitor
Trip Computer
Outside Temp Gauge
Analog Display
Fixed Front Head Restraints
Front Center Armrest
Perimeter Alarm
Engine Immobilizer
2 12V DC Power Outlets
Air Filtration
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
mbrace Emergency Sos
PARKTRONIC Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Blind Spot Assist Blind Spot
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
First Aid Kit
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension, Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
Back-Up Camera


4 Basic Years / 50,000 Basic Miles
4 Drivetrain Years / 50,000 Drivetrain Miles
4 Corrosion Years / 50,000 Corrosion Miles
4 Roadside Assistance Years / 50,000 Roadside Assistance Miles

Default in the  SLS AMG is “Comfort”

In the SLS AMG Ride Control suspension with three levels of Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus comes. “Comfort” is on every start automatically set by the gull-wing and promises to be a sensitive response to softer damping characteristics.

Comfort is suitable for a comfort-oriented style of driving with excessive speed, but even when damaged, uneven roads, the comfort level would represent because of their generally soft damper settings for many drivers of the Mercedes-AMG racing cars of choice.

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“Sport” mode of the Mercedes SLS AMG

In order to bring the  SLS AMG in the “sport” mode, the button in the AMG DRIVE UNIT is even pressed. In this setting, the shock absorbers to speak ever more tightly to the driving situation, not what causes an improved road contact with a sporty driving style, but focuses also pitch and roll movements more effectively.

The sport mode is used in the SLS AMG in most situations as the best compromise between decent ride comfort, low body movements and considerable agility.

With “Sports Plus” in the  SLS AMG on the runway Who in the Mercedes SLS “Sports Plus” should be enabled, some ambitious laps on a racetrack turn: in addition to more damping force, this mode has a special control algorithms that are designed for a very sporty driving style with smooth lines on road surfaces. With the help of AMG button in the AMG DRIVE UNIT can save the customized setup. A long press on the icon Mercedes SLS AMG suspension mode and ensures the current to the selected gear setting.

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