Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss – Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a great tourer car Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive, Portsmouth and the McLaren Technology Centre Woking, Surrey, England built selling 2003 2009 jointly developed by. When it was developed, 40 percent owned by the German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz McLaren Group. Due to the automatic transmission, mid-engined arrangement, and its driving characteristics, some commentators as a GT, whose rivals like the Aston Martin DBS V12 and Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano vehicles grouped as SLR McLaren. SLR for “Sport Leicht Rennsport” weekend. With an annual production of 500 cars, a Mercedes-Benz said that 3,500 SLRs over a period of seven years will build.
History of Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe & racecar 1955, which was a modified Mercedes-Benz W 196 F1 race car inspired by. It was on 17 November 2003. 4 April 2008, Mercedes announced that they will end SLR production. At the end of 2007 coupes last rolled off the production line and the horse version was discontinued in 2008.
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition
A new version in 2006, the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition launched. “722” Stirling Moss and his co-driver Denis Jenkinson in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Mille Miglia 1955 started with the number 722 refers to the victory. “722 Edition” is an engine of 650 PS 6,500 rpm-820 and the rate of N · m (600 m · lb) 4000 rpm at 337 km / h faster top speed of the standard SLR. 19-inch light alloy wheels reduce unsprung weight of the suspension is made for a stiffer damper setup and 10 mm lower ride height introduced for improved handling. Larger 390 mm diameter front brakes and a revised front air dam and rear diffuser fitted.
Exterior changes, a larger 19-inch (480 mm) light-alloy wheels other than black, red “722” logo, back to the original 722 racer harking and slightly different tail lights and headlights are included. SLR 722 0 to 100 km 3.6 seconds to 200 km faster, and 10.2 to 300 km in 27.6 seconds and a top speed of 337 km can be achieved.
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster
A roadster version of the SLR’s sales in September 2007. As its coupe brother, it uses the same supercharged V8 AMG power plant, developing 626 PS, 334 km top speed and 3.8 seconds 0-100 km acceleration is to manage . But, as an convertible, bike extra weight, which affected performance and handling are charged with. Bike’s roof is a “new advanced elements” is created, it takes the form of a folding metal arrangement is common in many modern cars. Following a manual unlatching, it takes up to ten folds away electrically. According to an official Mercedes document, the bike’s cabin roof withdrawn with 200 km speed a conversation between the driver and front passenger are able to do. This horse like the Pagani Zonda F roadster sports car is aimed at the competition.
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Edition (2011)
In December 2010, many years after the SLR was discontinued, McLaren announced a final body conversion supercar. 25 – unit limited McLaren Edition SLR and any Stirling Moss and revised bodywork and the interior is optional, depending on the part of the upgrade, including a new sports steering wheel and suspension components and will not be included in the extract.