New Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series in the works

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Word has that Mercedes-Benz AMG is working on a hardcore Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series. Executive bosses at Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance division have dropped some hints that the new SLS Black Series version is in the works.

According to AMG performance director Christoph Jung, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series is currently in development. When it comes out, it will slotted between the SLS AMG road-car and the SLS AMG GT3 race car. So that is hinting you that this car will be more of a racer like car.

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series is reported to produce about 650 horsepower from the 6.3 liter V8 engine.  In addition, its curb weight will be lowered as well with help of lightweight carbon fiber panels. Initial estimation of performance numbers of “0-60 mph” time to be around 3 seconds and top speed over 200 mph.

According to Christoph Jung, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series will launch in 2014. We’ll keep you posted.

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