Gullwing Gran Turismo.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is an icon due to its supercar performance and gullwing doors that were first seen on the original 300 SL. The new SLS C197 has commanding presence and power that Senner Tuning has turned up a few notches with its new upgrade package for the super car.
At the heart of the Senner Tuning SLS AMG is a 6.2-liter V-8 engine hand built at AMG. The original 563 horsepower and 480 lb-ft. output has been increased up to 598 horsepower and 509 lb-ft. of torque by Senner Tuning though the use of a new sports air filter kit and exhaust system. The new stainless steel exhaust features a throttle control system that opens up valves upon hard acceleration for a thunderous growl.
For better traction and handling, Senner Tuning installed a new suspension, wheel, and tire set on the SLS C197. The stock suspension was replaced with a new KW variant 3 system with adjustable pressure and traction. The system is also constructed from lightweight aluminum to help improve overall performance. New specially-made Corniche Vegas wheels were made and installed on the Senner Tuning SLS AMG. Senner Tuning equipped the SLS with new Aerotechnik wheels in a 9 x 20 front and 11 x 20 rear fitment with 255/30 R20 front and 285/30 R20 rear tires. Each wheel features a stainless steel lip and diamond-turned rim star painted gloss black.
Besides the upgraded wheels and lowered stance, exterior upgrades remain minimal. The lone modification is a new set of carbon fiber side mirrors.
The entire Senner Tuning SLS AMG is currently available. Prices start at € 19,500 (+/- 25,300 USD) including VAT.
Senner Tuning SLS AMG Specifications
Displacement: 6.2 liters
Number of Cylinders: V-8
Maximum Horsepower: 598
Maximum Torque: 509 lb-ft.
-High-performance air filters
-Stainless steel adjustable exhaust system
Type: AMG Speedshift DCT seven-speed
Wheels, Tires, and Suspension:
Wheels: Aerotechnik Corniche Vegas with stainless steel lip and diamond-turned, gloss black centers
Front Wheels: 9 x 20
Rear Wheels: 11 x 20
Front Tires: 255/30 R 20
Rear Tires: 285/30 R 20
Suspension: KW Variant 3 with lightweight aluminum construction and adjustability
-Carbon fiber side mirrors
Senner Tuning SLS AMG Gallery
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