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For The Mercedes SLS is a striking supercar with brutal performance and awesome grip. It's comfortable on all types of roads, and the V8 engine makes a glorious noise.

Against The interior is a bit of a letdown in terms of style and quality – it's not much more special than those of most other Mercs. The gullwing doors are a head-turning feature, but they're not practical.

Mercedes-Benz SLS Coupe
44 5stars

AMG's first bespoke supercar is a winner – the Mercedes SLS is rapid, massively grippy, fantastic fun, yet easy to use. The interior could be better, but that doesn't detract from the drama of the car.

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The full Mercedes-Benz SLS review

There are 2 Mercedes-Benz SLS versions available

Coupe 6.2 V8 AMG GT 2dr £165,030
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Coupe 6.2 V8 AMG 2dr £168,485
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

You'll have to hunt down an AMG specialist dealer to order your Mercedes SLS, and you'll have to be patient, too – there's a very, very long waiting list.

Options are limited to lightweight forged alloy wheels, ceramic composite brakes, stiffer suspension, a Bang & Olufsen stereo and four-way lumbar supports for the seats. You can also opt for either a fancy Alubeam Silver paint finish that's supposed to look like liquid, or a classy matt paint finish.

Don't expect any discounts, though.

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