2012 Mercedes AMG SLS Roadster

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Cold, dark and snowy. Doesn’t sound like the right place for a supercar, and an even worse place for an open top supercar? But it’s exactly where AMG and Mercedes are doing the final testing of the Roadster version of the SLS. A real supercar should work in all conditions, even if it’s a Roadster. And this time they have taken the cover off the roof and are finally showing the roof line with the canvas top on.

2012 Mercedes AMG SLS Roadster

Alongside the SLS Roadster prototype the AMG guys had an Audi R8 V10 Spyder for comparison.

mercedes amg sls roadster Audi R8 V10 Spyder together
There will be no technical changes to the Roadster compared to the Gullwing but since there is no fixed roof and therefore the body has been strengthen and added some weight, we suspect that the Roadster could be slightly slower. But that’s nothing we would complain over while cruising in the snow…….well, I mean at the French Riviera.

Mercedes AMG SLS Roadster 2012

AMG boss Ola Kallenius recently revealed that the SLS Roadster will be presented in Frankfurt during the IAA Car Show in September 2011.

2012 Mercedes-benz SLS amg Roadster

2012 mercedes sls amg roadster

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