Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Roadster
-Only Car built in conjunction with Mercedes Benz & McLaren
-AMG Hand built V8 Supercharged
The SLR McLaren was born from the Mercedes-Benz and McLaren partnership during their marriage in Formula 1. 2008 Was the 50th anniversary for Mercedes-Benz and they wanted to make their mark against Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche with a supercar roadster of their own.
This SLR McLaren wasn't built on some regular assembly line in Stuttgart Germany, the start out with the 626 hp engines being hand-assembled by Mercedes in house works AMG shop. Once completed they are sent to McLaren in England where the special bodies are built.
The SLR roadster body wasn't an SLR Coupe chopped down, they were entirely new bodies. They are made of 3-layer Carbon Fiber at McLaren's race shop. Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic is about 5x stronger than steel in a crush test and half of the weight. The entire chassis of the car is a Carbon Fiber structure with aluminum reinforcements.
There is not another car in the world that is built like an SLR McLaren, when you open the hood in its two-stage process and see the raw carbon fiber it looks as though your looking at the F1 race car. The exhaust exits outside the bottom edges of the front fenders. They aren't here just for show, they were engineered here with a purpose, it keeps the catalytic converters hot, it helps the engine breathe better and it allowed the engineers to keep the entire belly of the car flat for aerodynamics.
Once you hit the “Push Button” shifter this Supercharged AMG V8 comes to life!
This particular example has 8k miles and is in stunning condition. We just went through the car and it received our 2 stage paint correction so the paint is flawless. The interior is in excellent condition and shows virtually no wear. The car just underwent a fluid service change an is ready to be enjoyed.
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