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Lot 132

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster

  • Chassis no. WMX1974782A009666
  • Engine no. 15998060009824

£190,000 - £230,000

Documents: UK V5

  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster
  • One of two UK-supplied SLS AMG GT Roadsters
  • Under 8,400 miles from new
  • The last generation of AMG’s flagship naturally aspirated sports cars

Slotted in between the standard SLS AMG and the more radical SLS AMG Black Series models, the SLS AMG GT offered slightly increased performance and more aggressive aesthetics over its predecessor. The GT specification brought with it darkened headlights and taillights, red brake callipers, a high-gloss grille finish and further interior accoutrements in Alcantara. In addition, power was enhanced by a further 18 bhp added to the SLS’ drivetrain, bringing total output to 583 bhp and a staggering 650 Nm of torque. A re-worked seven-speed dual-clutch helps to make the power and performance more accessible, along with a revised, stiffer suspension.

Only two RHD SLS AMG GT Roadsters were supplied to the UK market, and this example is finished in a breathtaking yet subtle colour combination of AMG Imola Grey over a two-tone Designo Exclusive leather in Mocha Brown and Porcelain. The car sits on 10-spoke forged alloy wheels (19” up front and 20” at the rear), giving it an aggressive yet tasteful look. Further options include Blind Spot Assist and a full media package with wireless telephone features.

The car remains in virtually as-new condition throughout, having clearly been impeccably maintained since day one. Offering an upgrade in terms of looks and performance over the original SLS AMG models, the GT is indeed a more focused automobile yet still retains the creature comforts that one would expect from a flagship Mercedes-Benz sports car. Importantly, this exceptionally rare SLS AMG GT Roadster represents the rarest right-hand-drive iteration of the last of AMG’s naturally aspirated sports coupés. This exceptional example would be the ideal modern alternative for the enthusiast with a 300 SL roadster already in their garage and a fitting purchase for AMG’s 50th anniversary.

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