Mercedes-Benz reveals the new super sports car is a 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 race car. Engine performance, the SLS AMG Black Series is powered by the V8 engine has received modified oil bores in the crankshaft, new crankshaft bearings, a new oil pump and high-strength screwed connections for the conrods. As a result the engine now delivers a total of 622 HP at 7400 rpm and a peak torque of 468 lbs-ft at 5500 rpm. With the extra power and the lowered weight the new SLS Black Series will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and up to a top speed of 195 mph.
Interior, the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series will be offered with a choice of two interior colors: black designo leather with black Alcantara or black designo leather with black/red Alcantara. The same material in combination with designo leather has been used for the bottom section of the dashboard, on the door center panels and on the AMG sports seats. In addition, Mercedes is offering their clients the possibility to delete the COMAND multimedia system. The car is being offered with a Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG high-end surround sound system that includes a 1000-watt amplifier and 11 speakers in conjunction with precise distribution of the music signals by the sound processor according to the selected seat positions: driver, co-driver or central.
Exterior the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series come with added front and rear spoilers, side skirts and a rear diffuser, all in a signature Black Series design and made in carbon fiber. Also, Mercedes has added tinted headlamps and black surrounds for the rear lights. The new Black Series has borrowed the carbon-fiber hood with the central air outlet that increases downforce at the front axle and improves the cd value. The car’s exterior paint is combined with a high-gloss black finish in the radiator grille, the exterior mirrors and the fins on the hood.
The car sits on a new set of AMG forged wheels in a signature Black Series 10-spoke design, painted in matte black with a high-gloss finish. The wheels are combined with AMG ceramic high-performance two-piece brake system. The last piece of the exterior design is a new AMG titanium sports exhaust system with two sets of twin chrome tailpipes with a square cross-section.