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Mercedes-Benz's new SL-Class flagship, the SL 65 AMG

News this week from Mercedes-Benz.

20 March 2012

Mercedes-Benz unveils the SL-Class flagship – the SL 65 AMG

Mercedes-Benz's new SL-Class flagship, the SL 65 AMG

  • Following on from the recent launch of the SL 63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz has released initial details of the more powerful SL 65 AMG.
  • Propelled by a twin-turbo 6.0-litre V12 engine, the SL 65 delivers 630hp and 1000Nm of torque.
  • Top speed is electronically limited to 155mph but the spring to 60mph from standstill takes just 4.0 seconds.
  • Lightweight construction methods employed with aluminium and carbon fibre used extensively in the SL’s structure.
  • SL 65 AMG sales will begin in the UK in the autumn with prices confirmed nearer the time.
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