2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series – Review of the new supercar

2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series – Review of the new supercar

They became known characteristics of the new powerful supercar 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series. The car boasts outstanding dynamic, breathtaking design and ease of design. The latter quality – the result of a strategy called AMG Lightweight Performance, and in general, the supercar was the fifth in a row in a special line AMG Black Series followed SLK55, CLK63, SL65 and C63.


Head of 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG Kallenius Ola said that the establishment of a special series coupe the company drew inspiration from the worldwide success of the racing version of the supercar SLS AMG GT3 and its technological level. With many lightweight components and fascinating dynamics, the fifth model Black Series provides a good “clean” driving performance.

Tobias Moers was also very eloquent, foretelling the joy of connoisseurs of high-end sports cars from the compartment with a passionate performance and numerous high-tech developments in applied aerodynamics, engine production, transmission and suspension. They provide the best qualities to easy 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series, but thanks to technology Lightweight Performance car weighs only 1550 kg.

It is worth noting that in order to achieve the goal to rid the SLS AMG Black Series from extra padding had to abandon the COMAND multimedia system. All these efforts have resulted in reducing the curb weight of the new coupe to 70 kilograms compared with the version of SLS AMG. weight and power ratio reached 2.45 kilograms per horsepower.

The exterior design

Design 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series will captivate with its similarity to the appearance of a racing SLS AMG GT3, constructed in accordance with FIA GT3 regulations and, without exaggeration, has become an elite super sports car – the Storm rivals. In the season “combat” car is involved in more than 15 events on four continents. As of October 28, in the asset SLS AMG GT3 has 37 victories. A worthy example to follow in everything, do a good job of supercar Black Series.

Exquisite design concept of “gull wing” – not the only plus the appearance of a powerful car. 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series has undergone modernization of the body, which begins to expand by 13 mm front and 26 mm rear wheel arches, which was done for the installation of massive wheels with tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 275/35 R19 on the front axle and 325/30 R20 on the back.

Discs also sports have 10 spokes, and painted in a dark matt color. The aerodynamic balance of SLS AMG Black Series is optimized at the expense of thoughtful components from carbon fiber reinforced plastic, as well as by changing the bumpers and rear diffuser. enlarged air intakes and to ensure better cooling.

Optics supercar SLS AMG Black Series from the 2018-2019 Mercedes, for a more aggressive appearance slightly darkened, and the rear part of the car as if flexing its muscles because of the wide bumper and extends beyond the cone. Since the last best fulfills its purpose – increases downforce on the rear axle. An original decoration of the stern 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series are four twin chromed pipe titanium exhaust system.

The AMG did not stop there and developed supercar alternative elements:

  • Adjustable rear spoiler with a shield Dan Henry (additional flap height of 8 mm on the main spoiler mounted at an angle of 90 degrees with respect to it);
  • Carbon fiber inserts for the front bumper.

Details are not for beauty, but also to improve downforce.

Engine 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series

Mounted on the sports car 6.3-liter V8 engine from AMG develops a power of 631 l / s and 635 Nm of torque. Easy Coupé accelerates to 100 km / h in 3.6 seconds, gaining maximum speed of 315 kilometers per hour. Today Black Series the most powerful and productive SLS AMG with a gasoline engine in the original modification, but tuning company are not asleep and can improve performance. It should be noted that from now on with the classic version of the internal combustion engine is no longer considered the most powerful in the lineup. Boasting a championship can electric 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive, which develops 552 kW (740 l / s) with an amazing torque of 1000 nm.

Transmission Black Series SLS AMG – is also a product of engineering. Sports automatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7 has a transmission, dual clutch and four modes of operation. Complementing the new electronic locking rear differential, whose secret of the effectiveness of high-tech masterpieces of German developers in comparison with the mechanical lock is variable during acceleration or deceleration.

Salon 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series

Sports and functional interior SLS AMG Black Series is finished with high quality materials. You can select the color scheme between a black or red and black Alcantara. Without Designo leather interior impression of the supercar would be blurred, as without the stylish metallic accents. Black Series has a light that enabled without compromising comfort reduce weight by as much as 15 kilograms of seating and comfortable sports steering wheel AMG Performance.

From the above information the COMAND infotainment decided to completely refuse to include it in the list of options. To create a good background music in the supercar 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series is designed acoustics Bang & Olufsen BeoSound, consisting of 11 speakers, 250-watt subwoofer and amplifier output of 1000 watts. Volumetric sound quality is guaranteed, but a few extra kilograms weight owner-music fan it is better not to think.

Photo 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series