Mercedes-Benz phasing out V12-powered roadsters

August 2nd, 2011 by Darren Cottingham

There’s not much new news about the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class vehicles. That may be because the current model is almost eight years old or perhaps because it’s slowly and quietly being phased out.

The SL-Class received a facelift back in 2008 but has fallen off the radar for many since then and fuel economy could be a reason. To combat this Mercedes is discontinuing its twelve-cylinder versions of the SL. The SL600 was the first to go and now the SL65 AMG is getting the chop as well. But it remains unclear if the fixed-roof SL65 AMG Black Series will continue on. Continue reading “Mercedes-Benz phasing out V12-powered roadsters” »

Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series – track driving

December 16th, 2009 by Darren Cottingham
High-performance track driving with the AMG Black Series

High-performance track driving with the AMG Black Series

Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series

December 15th, 2009 by Darren Cottingham

Driving shots and static exterior and interior footage