2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in GT5 – Click above for high-res image gallery

First it was rumored and now it's official. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has snagged the cover of Gran Turismo 5.

Just a few weeks after the official demo hit the Playstation Network in both Europe and the U.S., Polyphony Digital has released a slew of new screen shots of the SLS tearing up the virtual track, along with the cover shot you see above and the high-def video after the jump. There's still no word on an official release date for the full game, but the most recent rumors say GT5 should be hitting the streets in March. Here's hoping...