2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS-Class

$187k super car, designed & built in Germany 14 city / 20 hwy 313-448 mile range, gas engine
563 hp 384 cu. in. V8

What are people saying about the SLS-Class

"Supercar performance."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's performance
"Exotic-car performance and lap-of-luxury comfort."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's overall satisfaction
"Wind and road noise are minimized."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's noise

Pros

The SLS AMG vs other Recent super cars

0-60 mph Fast 0-60 time Help
3.6 seconds
Braking distance at 60mph Good braking distance from 60mph Help
100 ft
Lateral acceleration Good cornering ability Help
1 g
paddle shifters Paddle shifters Help
Standard
City driving range Fantastic range in the city Help
314 miles
Highway driving range Good range on the highway Help
448 miles
Number of gears Many gears Help
7
basic warranty years Long-lasting basic warranty Help
4 year
navigation system Navigation system Help
Standard
power seats Power seats Help
Standard
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
11.5 s s @ 125.9 mph mph
Horsepower Slightly more powerful Help
563 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio Sporty performance Help
6.3 lb/hp
Airbags Many airbags Help
5
Has auxiliary audio input Has auxiliary audio input Help
In-city gas mileage Good city fuel efficiency Help
14 mpg
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Standard
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Standard

Cons

The SLS AMG vs other Recent super cars

Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
6
antilock brakes Antilock brakes Help
Not Available
cruise control Cruise control Help
Not Available
power locks Power locks Help
Not Available
power windows Power windows Help
Not Available
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
rear-wheel drive
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Passengers Below average number of seats Help
2
basic Basic warranty isn't unlimited Help
keyless entry Keyless entry Help
Not Available
power outlets Power outlets Help
Not Available

Discussion What do you think about the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG?

Showing 3 comments

Peter (1:51 AM, August 28, 2011)
Sorry if my original comment sounded rude, it wasn't meant to be. Thanks for fixing the problem. Awesome website by the way; you guys make the best comparison websites!
 
Avatar for ColinDellow ColinDellow (9:08 PM, August 24, 2011)
We get our data from a variety of sources: manufacturer websites, industry magazines and websites.  I did some digging and you're spot on, this is a bug on our end that's affecting about 100 models.  We'll get that fixed soon.  Thanks for the feedback!
 
Peter (6:09 AM, August 17, 2011)
Where do you get your data from? The 0 - 60 time of this car is 3.7 seconds according to the Mercedes-Benz website.