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2008-05-12 09:17
In a decidedly 80s marketing move you can now have you bespoke SL 63 AMG painted white, and get a neat wristwatch thrown in with the purchase.

Bespoke range

Limited to a total of 200 units, the new roadster features an eye-catching designo magno Kashmir white finish as well as an AMG Exterior Carbon package with a matte surface.

Interior finishing sees Carbon matte trim as well as Tobago Brown nappa leather upholstery blending. AMG sports seats are complemented with AMG logo floor mats and doorsills illuminated with white AMG lettering.

Swiss craftsmanship

Seeing as though the complementary wristwatch is a "Grosser Ingenieur" (Great Engineer) version from renowned Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen, you get an additional IWC logo on the centre console lid too. A two-tone AMG Performance steering wheel has a reduced diameter and a flattened bottom steering rim for enhanced dynamic control.

Ensuring optimum traction 19-inch AMG light alloy, double-spoke wheels with a titanium gray finish and polished surfaces sport 255/35 R 19 and 285/30 R 19 format tires on the front and rear axles respectively.

The front axle is equipped with internally ventilated, perforated composite disc brakes (390 x 36mm) that keep braking distances to a minimum and ensure the vehicle is extremely resistant to fading.

Handling is enhanced by other technical features from the Performance package, including a rear-axle, multi-disc limited-slip differential with a lock factor of 40%, as well as an AMG Performance chassis equipped with Active Body Control.

The journeyman 6.2-litre, AMG fettled V8 produces 386 kW and maximum torque of 630 Nm. AMG's SPEEDSHIFT MCT seven-speed sports transmission rockets the SL 63 AMG Edition IWC from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, while its top speed is electronically limited to 300 km/h.

  • The model will be limited to 200 units for delivery in November 2008.


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