Over 100,000 readers participated in the magazine vote, ranking the SLS AMG in top spot and it’s not hard to see why. With an inspired design from Mercedes most iconic model the SL300 Gullwing, the SLS it was always going to be a stunner.
Buyers will be glad to note that the SLS AMG isn’t just all looks. Powered by a 6.2-litre hand built V8 producing 420 kW and 650 Nm of torque the SLS AMG will hit 100km/h in just 3.8 seconds and accelerate hard to its top speed of 317 km/h. Impressive numbers by any standards.
The survey involved more than 100 new cars placed in 5 separate categories. While the SLS AMG took out the overall top spot, it wasn’t the only title that Mercedes-Benz received. The prestige car maker also achieved overall 2nd place with its new E-Class Cabriolet and won 1st place in the Studies and Concept Car class with the F 800 Style Concept.
Overall this was an impressive result for Mercedes-Benz, showing that the car maker is still a leader in automotive style and design.
Our vehicles are self-assured examples of refined sportiness. The SLS AMG, the E-Class Cabriolet and the F 800 Style exhibit the unmistakable style of Mercedes-Benz design, and set design trends for the future. - Mercedes-Benz Chief Designer Prof. Gorden Wagener
Priced at $464,000S the SLS AMG is set for arrival on Australian shores in August, make sure your read our : Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Review
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