Mercedes SLR McLaren
The Mercedes SLR McLaren was a concept car introduced to us all at the 1999 Detroit Motor Show. The automobile wasn’t produced until Mercedes-Benz and McLaren decided to collaborate. The SLR went into mock up production in 2003 and was finally built until 2010. Unfortunately the SLR was exchanged for another Mercedes, hence the new Mercedes SLS AMG. Available as a 2-door roadster the SLS AMG is one heck of a grand tourer much as before.
Powered by a 5.4 Litre Supercharged V8 therefore The Mercedes SLR McLaren put out 460kW (617hp). Not to shabby right? The SLR gets it’s power through a 5 speed automatic gear box located in the rear wheels of the car, rather the engine is nicely mounted in the front compartment of the vehicle.
Meanwhile we did inform you that this car boast a supercharged engine correct? Much as before the Mclaren doesn’t disappoint drivers one bit with it’s impressive performance figures. With an accelerate of 0 – 100 km/h (0 – 62 mph) in only 3.4 seconds, hence you’re sure to be in agreeance. Topping out at speeds of 337 km/h (209 mph), which puts this beast in a class of it’s own.
The SLR interior cabin is a mixture of comfort and performance. The gear lever host the cars push button ignition. The heads up display of the SLR host everything you need for this jets cockpit at a glance.Not to mention the stylish leather seats and carbon fibre inserts.
Sales price for this beastly vehicle starts at $495,00 USD. Not so bad on the pockets, right.
Mercedes SLR McLaren Celebrity Owners
Celebrities too had to wait in line. Only a limited amount where shcedualed to be produced. Mercedes and McLaran decided to cut the volume down, as a result only building a few over 1400. Lucky celebrities that consequently managed to get their paws on one consist of Talk Show Host and car enthusiast Jay Leno, Property Magnate(President) Donald Trump, Sports Stars Thierry Henry, Damon Jones and professional poker player Phil Ivey..
In conclusion the Mercedes SLR McLaren is truely an amazing car. One that’s stunningly fashionable and incredible when it boils down to performance. A car that any enthusiast would be proud to own therefore including myself..