2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT SLS AMG 2dr Roadster Overview

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is the modern interpretation of the classic 300SL from the '50s. Mercedes managed to keep the iconic gull-wing doors (coupe), which only adds to the cars exotic flair.

The SLS AMG GT is available as a coupe or convertible soft-top. A naturally-aspirated 583-hp 6.2 liter (6208cc) V8 sends power to the rear wheels through a rear-mounted AMG SPEEDSHIFT seven-speed automatic transaxle. Standard features include an AMG adaptive performance suspension, 19-inch front/20-inch rear forged AMG wheels, Bi-Xenon high-intensity headlights, sport seats with leather and Alcantara trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, satellite radio, Bluetooth wireless connectivity and piano black interior trim. Standard safety features include electronic stability control with traction control, eight airbags - including knee airbags for driver and passenger, ignition disable, panic and security alarms. Options include carbon fiber interior trim, AMG carbon ceramic brakes, and AMG carbon fiber exterior mirrors.

The SLS is a carry-over model for 2014.

 

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Safety Overview & Features

Anti-lock brakes

ABS brakes automatically sense when a tire has stopped rotating under extreme braking, and will modulate the brake pressure to allow the tire to rotate. This increases the vehicles ability to turn while braking.

Stability control

Stability control automatically senses when the vehicles handling limits have been exceeded and reduces engine power and/or applies select brakes to help prevent the driver from losing control of the vehicle.

Front-impact airbags

Front-impact airbags for the driver and passenger have been designed to protect the head during a frontal crash.

Side impact airbags

Side impact airbags for the front seats have been designed to protect the torso during a side impact collision.

Overhead airbags

Overhead airbags are used to protect the occupant's heads in the event of a side collision or rollover.

Knee airbags

Knee airbags help to protect the occupants lower extremities from serious injury in the event of an accident.

Pretensioners

Seatbelt pretensioners automatically tighten seatbelts to place the occupant in the optimal seating position during a collision.

Security system

The vehicle is equipped with a means of anticipating and/or detecting unwanted vehicle intrusion. The vehicle is equipped with an ignition disable device that will prevent the engine from starting if the correct original manufacturer key is not used.