A Look Back at The Mercedes Benz AMG Black Series

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The Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series marks the return of an iconic name to the world of super sports cars. Unorthodox, untamed, ultimate. It has emerged with uncompromising engineering paired with unprecedented performance – especially on the race track.

This beauty is all set to launch in the beginning of 2021, so this is a good time to trace back to its older five versions that have been ruling the race tracks for the last fifteen years. The experts at CarSwitch.com, an online marketplace that can help you find a certified used Mercedes Benz in Dubai at the best price, did some research to share the details.

Mercedes Benz AMG Black Series

AMG models ordinarily have a more significant level of execution. These are typically the more expensive variation of each Mercedes-Benz class.

The AMG Performance Studio in Affalterbach is liable for the redesigns that make an AMG into an AMG Black Series model. The Black Series treatment is just accessible on 2 door vehicles, which incorporates weight decrease, higher force, and fundamentally more prominent overall execution.

A common saying among the admirers of Mercedes goes as:

“When a regular AMG isn’t hardcore enough for you, you buy a Black Series.”

 Black Series models are known as street legal race cars.    Let’s recall each of these black beauties one by one.

Mercedes-Benz SLK AMG 55 Black Series

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK is a two-passenger, front-engine, rear-drive, retractable hardtop roadster. Unveiled at the 74th Geneva International Motor Show, it was manufactured and marketed for model years 2004–2010. It is lighter and more powerful than the regular AMG cars. It was announced as “purist” and “ready for the track.”

 Specifications: The Mercedes SLK 55 AMG Black Series has a normally suctioned eight chambers in V longitudinal front motor. This gives it a force of 520 Nm accessible from 3750 rpm and force output of 400 PS accessible at 5750 rpm.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series

The C209/A209 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class is the second era of the Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class scope of moderate size/smaller leader cars created somewhere in the range of 2002 and 2010. The body styles of the range are 2-entryway coupe’ (C209), 2-entryway convertible (A209).

Specifications: It is fueled by the M156 6.2 L (6,208 cc) V8, creating 500 bhp (507 PS; 373 kW) at 6,800 rpm and 630 Nm (465 lb⋅ft) of force at 5,250 rpm and utilizations Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tires and highlights Mercedes’ SpeedShift 7G-Tronic transmission.

Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series

The performance version of the SL 65 AMG was unveiled in Monterey in 2008. This SL 65 AMG Black Series coupe features a carbon-fiber fixed roof, front fenders, hood, trunk lid, and front and rear aprons. With the absence of retractable roof hardware, the car is more than 550 lb (249 kg) lighter than the standard SL. 

Specifications: The Mercedes SL 65 AMG Black Series has a turbocharged twelve cylinders in V longitudinal front engine. With a maximum torque of 1000 Nm available from 2200 rmp, it has a maximum power output of 670 PS available at 5400 rpm. 

Related Read: New Mercedes Benz S Class Infotainment System

Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W204) is the third generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class range of compact executive cars. manufactured and marketed by Mercedes-Benz in sedan/saloon (2007-2014), station wagon/estate (2011-2014) and coupé (2011-2015) body styles.

Specifications: The new high-performance vehicle is the most powerful C-Class of all time, boasting a maximum output of 380 kW (517 hp) and a maximum torque of 620-newton meters. The AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine impresses with its hefty torque, tremendous pulling power, and responsiveness, and ensures high-caliber performance: the C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is a front mid-engine, 2-seater, limited production grand tourer developed by the Mercedes-AMG division of German automotive manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. The car is the successor to the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and was described by Mercedes-Benz as a spiritual successor to the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, mainly because it was inspired by the latter. SLS stands for “Super Leicht Sport”.

Specifications: With a DIN kerb weight of 1550 kilograms, the SLS AMG Black Series achieves a power-to-weight ratio of 2.45 kg/hp. The AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine generates a power output of 464 kW (631 hp) at 7400 rpm and propels the most dynamic road-going gull-wing model ever to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds.

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