2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster: An American in Stuttgart? - Ignition Episode 21

On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago hits the test track and the winding road with the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. With its imposing size, brute power and booming Exhaust note, the SLS Roadster feels more like a classic American muscle car than a refined German coupe. But is that a good thing? Ignition appears every Monday on the new Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com

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Jay Leno Test Drives the SLS AMG Roadster
Mercedes AMG - The comedian and TV host Jay Leno paid a visit to AMG. Ola Källenius, the Chairman of the Mercedes-AMG GmbH management board, gave Jay Leno a comprehensive overview of the company and its products. During his one-day visit, the automobile enthusiast was not only able to acquaint himself with the new SLS AMG Roadster and the SLS AMG E-CELL during test drives, but also hand-assembled an AMG V8 engine. Learn more: www.mercedes-amg.com Join the conversation: https://www.facebook.com/AMGGlobalFanPage





2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster (571hp) - DRIVE & SOUND (1080p FULL HD)
High speed Autobahn-Test of the new 2012/2013 SLS AMG Roadster with 571 hp! Power and Sound is just imense when you mash the gas. Please enjoy this beautiful acceleration and sound footage and feel free to Like / Comment / Subscribe !




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