If the standard Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is too subdued for you, AMG reportedly has a fix in the works. Mercedes execs recently confirmed to Motor Trend that a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series will soon be a reality. We like this. We like this a lot.

In significantly lamer news, the same execs also said the street-legal version of the SLS AMG GT3 will not make it to this side of the pond. Apparently, the enormous cost of certifying the car for the U.S. isn't worth it, given its extremely low volume.

As for the SLS AMG E-Cell, ze Germans still haven't decided whether that's coming here yet. The reason, again, is the cost of certifying versus sales volume. The car is slated to go on sale in late 2012 in Europe, and be a good bit heavier and more expensive than the gas burner.


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      fak646
      • 3 Years Ago
      An amazing job done by Mercedes. It looks like an absolute Track Beast and should be raced in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup.
      Matthieu
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's not new at all, i've heard this from Mercedes in october 2009...
      Aki. I
      • 3 Years Ago
      is this a car or new helicopter like contraption. either way looks great and i want two. one for me and one for who ever wants to fly.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Carac
      • 3 Years Ago
      Will likely be looking at a price tag of $300k+, and if the CLK Black is any indication, pick one up for $160k in 3 years.
      Drakkon
      • 3 Years Ago
      The splitter is cool, the red inside the grille is cool, the canards are cool, the deep side vents are cool, rmthe rocker sills are cool, the gull wing doors and fuel filler/vapor capture are cool, rhe wing is not.
      Bassracerx
      • 3 Years Ago
      just dont sell it in usa then? i doubt the "cost cerifying it for usa" is the real reason for not offering its just a way for the germans to blame the US for another thing.