The interiors look like they've been borrowed straight from a jet plane and the designers did a fair job by designing it in the same spirit. You will feel like sitting in a jet aircraft when you enter the cabin of the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG, this cockpit of the coupe leaves you stunned with its design and superb fit and finish. And what adds glitter to gold is its advanced instrument cluster, metal centre console, sport bucket seats, navigation system and most advanced multimedia system.
When you open the gullwing doors, the first thing you will notice is its three spoke powered steering wheel and the multimedia system, the steering wheel that can be adjusted manually or automatically is equipped with mounted audio controls and phone related switches at both sides. That means the driver need not operate his phone by holding it in one hand and driving from the other, he can talk with the mounted phone controls and play his favorite music without having to move his hands anywhere else except the steering wheel. The advanced multimedia COMAND APS is located centrally at the dashboard. The COMAND APS allows you to play a CD/MP3/DVD and Video DVD along with the Radio. The system also incorporates Bluetooth interface that makes handling calls through it easy. Between the centrally placed jet-inspired A/C vents, navigation screen is placed. Right below the COMAND APS, THERMOTRONIC 2-zone luxury automatic climate control is located. You can set different temperature for the driver and passenger. The dashboard features four jet-inspired A/C vents, 2 out of 4 vents located centrally at the dashboard while the other two positioned at both ends of the cabin. The temperature inside the cockpit is taken care by automatic climate control advanced features.
The centre console in the solid metal is comprised of the AMG DRIVE UNIT with AMG E-SELECT selector lever mirrors, COMAND Controller, extend/retracts rear spoiler switch, switches ESP on and off, engine start and stop button. An ignition lock is fitted at the rear stowage compartment of the centre console that gives you an option of Keylees-go starting. Just beside the center console, a storage compartment is placed in which you can find a 12 V socket, ashtray and a cigarette lighter. The compartment is foldable.
The Mercedes Benz SLS AMG has a stylish instrument panel that comprises of two white-backlit big round dials for speed and rev counter and a centrally placed multifunctional display. The wing-shaped meter console's multifunctional display shows additional gauge readouts, trip computer information, service intervals, navigation instructions, tyre pressure at each wheel and even a race timer. The rev counter displays a lot vehicle related indicators/warning lamps such as SRS, engine diagnostic, ABS, engine oil temperature, tyre pressure and electric parking brake. While the speedometer shows the speed level along with indicators for fuel gauge, ESP, seatbelt, brakes, main beam headlamps, dipped beam headlamps, reserve fuel, ESP@sport, Est@off and rear fog lamp. At the top of the instrument cluster, a upshift indicator is located that tells you what is the optimum time to shift gears; right and left indicators light indication are positioned at each end of the uplift indicator.
Apart from these advanced cabin features for driver's help and comfort, the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG is assembled with high-quality sports seats with magnesium backrests that are dressed with designer leather and you can select from nine colour schemes to match it with the dazzling exterior. The seats and its backrest can be adjusted electronically for three times as per your needs. However, the bucket seat can only be adjusted manually fore-and aft position. Both the seats share centrally positioned handrest.
Although the cockpit of the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG looks small but has various storage compartments in dashboard, centre console rear wall and rear side of the centre console. At the dashboard, a glove box is given that houses media interface and 12 V socket for equipment of up to 180 W. Under the armrest, mobile phone bracket and cup holders are placed. A storage space is encarved in the rear wall in the form of ruffled bag.
The two seater-two door's marque, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG, comes with never before seen user friendly features such as electronically adjustable comfortable seats and steering wheels with mounted controls, various storage compartments, COMAND APS, climate control, wide door entry, fully loaded central console, etc.
The new entrant in the market, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG is provided with class leading interior features that not only make the riding comfortable but also give the driver confidence that results in superb handling. The speed-sensitive power steering has got left and right gear shift paddles for manual mode driving. The three-spoke steering wheel-upholstered in nappa leather and perforated on the side grips-can be adjusted manually and electronically that also gives the driver ease of adjusting it in whichever manner he/she feels comfortable.
In addition to that, the coupe has got several storage space in the form of glove box, cupholders and mobile phone bracket under the armset, ruffled bag at the rear wall, etc.
The Mercedes Benz SLS AMG comes with sport bucket seats that have a number of controls for any sized driver and passenger. The seat can be adjusted electronically but the bucket of the seat can be adjusted manually only. The side bolstering of the seats might trouble wider drivers but others will be happy with this one. On the other hand, short sized drivers and passengers will have to pull the gullwing doors as they get in otherwise it will be troublesome to reach up to close the wing shaped doors. The doors are opened and closed manually, the system should have been automatic to an extent so that short sized passengers may feel proud and comfortable. Moreover, to enter in to the coupe, one need to bow down completely that seems a little awkward.
The Mercedes Benz SLS AMG is a two seater coupe that comes with only two wide opening gullwing doors. The doors provide wide opening for entry and exit. The cabin is pretty roomy for two passengers inside.
The eye-catching Mercedes Benz SLS AMG houses a powerpacked 6.3 Litre, V8 engine under the long bonnet that produces a top power of 420 kw/571 hp at 6,800 rpm and belts out a maddening torque of 650 Nm at 4,750 rpm that helps the coupe to do a 0-100 kmph sprint in just 3.8 seconds. To achieve this awesome torque figure, the SLS AMG has been incorporated with AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission that is operated by the E-SELECT lever. You can also go up to a maximum speed of 317 kmph that is controlled electronically.
The excellent product of Mercedes Benz based on old classic SLS, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG has got a massive and powerful powertrain that is 6.3 litre V8. The engine is fitted in a low position behind the front axle; however, the rear axle has double-clutch transmission. Both are connected by the drive shaft that is made of light carbon fibre which ensures high-rigidity.
This power-plant from the Mercedes Benz stable delivers maximum power of 420kW/571HP at 6,800 rpm and churns out a thrilling torque of 650Nm at 4,750 rpm. The 6208 cc refined engine comes incorporated with AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission that is operated by the E-SELECT lever. The weight of the powertrain is kept up to 206 kg via targeted weight optimisation that improves the performance of the vehicle. This superb mill of the coupe is able to cover 0-100 kmph mark in just 3.8 seconds with the help of AMG Speedshift DCT 7 speed sports gearbox, the top speed of the coupe is 317 kmph that is limited electronically.
Although Mercedes Benz SLS AMG is a super sports luxury coupe that comes loaded with an array of safety, comfort features and advanced technology. The engineers of the company could manage to keep its weight low for agile acceleration and fuel economy. In view to keep its weight low, the designers have used lightweight aluminium spaceframe along with friction-optimised twin-wire arc-sprayed coating on the cylinder walls and optional map-optimised oil supply and intelligent generator management that not only gives rigidity to the vehicle but also helps to achieve greater mileage. As a result of the mechanism, it delivers a fuel economy of around 5 kmpl in the city and 10.7 kmpl on highways.
The coupe offers unmatched comfort and safety features. The performance is breathtaking supported by agile acceleration and top-speed. Jet-inspired interiors attract a lot.