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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing in Granturismo 5

Having already celebrated its real-life premiere during the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, the new SLS AMG Gullwing is now getting ready to make the jump to the virtual world as Mercedes-Benz announced that the supercar will be featured in the latest installment of Sony's PlayStation 3 Gran Turismo video game, the highly anticipated GT 5 that's expected to be released sometime towards the end of the year or early 2010.

Japanese fans of the racing game will get a chance to see the SLS AMG in the flesh as Mercedes-Benz said that the gullwing supercar will be on display at the Tokyo Game Show that runs from September 24 to 27.

The new Mercedes-Benz gullwing at the Tokyo Game Show: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in Gran Turismo®5


The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG which celebrated its world premiere during the 2009 International Motor Show (IAA), is the highlight in the latest version of the PlayStation3 video game Gran Turismo5. And just as with the visitors to the IAA, it is expected to excite gamers worldwide with its breathtaking performance. When Gran Turismo5 comes out soon to continue the success of this popular game series, fans the world over can look forward to the opportunity to take control of a very special car. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG will be just as impressive in the game as it is in real life, thanks to the extremely realistic rendering techniques used to depict its drivers. Drivers of the SLS AMG can look forward to taking part in thrilling high speed races on a variety of different race tracks, including the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, while competing against other vehicles from the super sports car segment.


The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG will be displayed at the Tokyo Game Show (24 - 27 September 2009) with latest information on Gran Turismo5.

With the new interpretation of the legendary gullwing, Mercedes-Benz is presenting a truly exciting super sports car which features an extremely impressive technology package: aluminum spaceframe bodywork with gullwing doors, AMG 6.3-litre V8 front center engine with a maximum power of 420 kW/571 hp and dry sump lubrication, 7-speed double clutch transmission in a transaxle configuration, and sports suspension with aluminum double wishbone axles. The ideal weight distribution of 47 to 53 percent between the front and rear axles and the low center of gravity accentuate the uncompromising sports car design. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG will celebrate its market launch in the spring of 2010.


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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing in Granturismo 5


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