• Aug 4, 2010
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 chromed by Laureus – Click above for high-res image gallery

Is nothing sacred? We've seen all manner of chromed-out Mercedes, from the SLR McLaren to a C63 (and more than we care to remember in between), but some things ought to be left alone. If the SLS AMG weren't enough to warrant exclusion from this most Middle Eastern of practices, we'd have hope at least that the GT3 racing version would be. We'd hope, but we'd be wrong.

The example you see here was rolled out by the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, an organization that promotes athletics as a remedy to youth issues. The foundation is supported by Mercedes-Benz, among other sponsors, and the livery is also featured on a DTM C-Class touring car. Offset by the red accents, the bright finish "mirrors" that of McLaren's F1 cars, which remain powered by Mercedes engines, though the automaker has switched its patronage to its own team this season.

The car was displayed during the German Grand Prix a couple of weeks ago at Hockenheim, the only place where it stood a decent chance of not standing out. At least it was for a good cause.



[Source: Mercedes-Benz Passion via JonSibal.com]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      The ideal car for the T1000 in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day".

      /i need a vacation
      • 4 Years Ago
      I don't know what you guys are talking about. I'm not the biggest fan of chrome wheels, but this "chromed-out" paint/wrap scheme looks pretty good on this car. I'd DEFINITELY roll this!
      • 4 Years Ago
      It looks like the first MB that can fly....
      • 4 Years Ago
      I know I should hate this, but lose the spoiler and I think I like it
        • 4 Years Ago
        LOL! I didn't even notice the spoiler with all that faux-chrome.
      • 4 Years Ago
      It's a wrap, a big sticker!! Not chrome.

      http://www.foilacar.ae/ does this all day long. Get your reporting right.
        • 4 Years Ago
        The spoiler is so incredibly lame.

        Why ruin such an instant classic with such a stupid looking extraneous spoiler?
        • 4 Years Ago
        @Tool - the spoiler isn't lame, it's the opposite of lame - completely over the top
        Carlos
        • 4 Years Ago
        ITS A GT3 CAR! That should be enough reason as to why it needs that spoiler. The chrome on the other hand makes me want to have a seizure.
        • 4 Years Ago
        I for one thinks it needs more chrome.

      • 4 Years Ago
      "Hey man your chrome benzito really shines in the su.........AHHHH MY RETINAS ARE FALLING OUT!!"
      • 4 Years Ago
      Yo..pimp my ride.
      MaxBling
      • 4 Years Ago
      Looks really good, I love the red around the front grill, gives it a evil look. The wing seems to big, but looks like they added a ton of down force on top and bottom of the rear of the car. I wonder what it tops out at now.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I hate myself for saying it, but I actually like it. I've hated every chrome/gold vehicle I've seen, but for some reason that car just pulls it off for me.
      • 4 Years Ago
      OMFG I'm pretty sure everyone here that is complaining about how obnoxious the wing is HAS NEVER SEEN A DTM CAR.
      • 4 Years Ago
      It's a long way from the Middle East.
      • 4 Years Ago
      @mxrz i think thats the gas filler port
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