• Dec 11, 2008
It's been over a year since we first caught a glimpse of the new gullwing super coupe from Mercedes-Benz, and in the months that followed, we've seen it cloaked in Viper sheetmetal, its doors open to the world and a few shots of the interior. While it's still unclear whether the SLC will wear a Mercedes badge or an AMG logo (or both), development continues unabated as engineers flog the SLC through –15-degree weather in an undisclosed arctic locale.
We do know that motivation will be provided by a twin-turbocharged V8, likely the same 6.2-liter engine being fitted to all of M-B's AMG-badged products, and that 600 hp will be fed to the rear wheels thorough a seven-speed automatic gearbox. The chassis will be made of aluminum, and carbon fiber will make up the majority of the exterior panels. Sales of the SLC are expected to begin in 2010, assuming the world doesn't implode on itself in the meantime.

[Source: NextAutos]


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      Kumail
      • 6 Years Ago
      they better not screw this up like their E...
      • 6 Years Ago
      arse eh, you guys must wish you lived in Australia! thanks for spelling it right though.
      • 6 Years Ago
      not enough hood
      • 6 Years Ago
      well dude..first i dnt have any reason to lie..and second..how is it so hard to believe tht othr people of this world can own one of these magnificant supercars..lol? there out there..and since I love cars..I comment on these types of websites..seriously dude?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Bring back the gullwing!

      1. Light weight
      2. Safety
      3. Doors that violate the sides below the bumper.

      Choose any two (see the Loremo for another example). I don't really expect Daimler to choose substance over style, but others can use the look and still drop the weight.

      • 6 Years Ago
      I don't think it'll be light weight, MB usually adds stuff on
      and makes a super fast BRICK. it'd be cool
      to have another sexy car reaching for 200mph.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Can't wait to see this thing for official, too bad Mercedes put the wrong transmission in it. (DISCLAIMER: my opinion only, please no sarcastic manual-hating comments)
      • 6 Years Ago
      haha i bet its gonna be one sick car..i own an SLR Mclaren myself and i recently recieved notice from the Mercedes dealer that this new series of the Gullwing is replacing the SLRs..so 2011 is the last year for someone to grab one of those brand new beautys..lookin forward to see what this new car has in store. XP
        • 6 Years Ago
        I would like ro see a pic of this SLR u say u have....oh yea i have a enzo