For ten years, until 2011, the presentation of the new Mercedes R230 SL included a special and limited edition SL65 AMG Black Series. The model, equipped with the AMG twin-turbocharged V12 engine, was produced in only 350 units, but in addition to its exclusivity, it has recently been in high demand due to its desire for it.
So much so that just a few days ago, an antique from 2009’s Bring A Trailer sold for $405K, or more than 125 million forints. the side. The seller’s late husband at the time bought the 661-horsepower Mercedes from Portland, Oregon — of which only 175 have landed in the Americas — for $90,000 less than the current amount.
Despite its age, it is in good condition to this day, save for a few minor scratches on the carbon fiber body; This kindness is also supported by the fact that in 12 years it was covered a little more than 17,000 kilometers. Extra-wide fenders, sporty fenders and an active rear spoiler make the SL65 “Black Lamb” AMG, which still has a silver finish, even more serious.
Clear conditions prevail not only indoors but also indoors. In addition to black leather upholstery, the proud owner welcomes the previous era’s COMAND infotainment system, keyless start and dual-zone automatic air conditioning.
With the already mentioned parameters, such as the 661-horsepower V12 AMG engine, the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series accelerates from a standstill in 3.8 seconds to 100 km / h, and then the maximum speed can be lowered at 320 km / h .. the “horses” are steered to the rear axle with a five-speed automatic transmission.
Interestingly, a year ago, with less than half the mileage, $185,000 was paid for the same type of Mercedes. A few months ago, it was worth another $397,000 for someone, and Toto Wolff, captain of the Mercedes Formula 1 team, was worth more than that. given also on their own.
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