Mercedes and McLaren announce they will launch a limited edition of SLR model that will be lighter with 300 kg.
Mercedes and McLaren intent to satisfy the pretences of speed impassioned by introducing a special version of the SRL supercar. What brings new the 722 GTR version is the little weight obtained with a careful process of mass reduction.
The new supercar weighs 300 kg less, itâ€™s final mass being just 1300 kg. This modification brings an improvement concerning cars performance, 650 hp under the hood are more than enough for obtaining sensations.
Lack of those 300 kg feels very good in accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h, improved with 0,6 seconds that is made in just 3,0 seconds, at maximum speed of 337 km/h. Still arenâ€™t known very much details about replaced parts but is very likely that Mercedes and McLaren have used generous quantities of carbon fiber and alloys.
The price of the car will be somewhere around 750 000 Euros. To ensure exclusivity for the limited edition, Mercedes and McLaren will produce only 21 models like this, eager list is already fillingâ€¦
Before the official launch, in a curious way the new model has been spotted in showroom of a german dealer. Some pictures were taken. All the work deposed by the Mercedes and McLaren can be see, and the results are visible with our eyes.Rims carry the signature of OZ brand, they have 19 inch and are impressive too like the huge aileron and speaker of big dimensions from back.
Inside almost all component was replaced with a carbon fiber one, being encaged with a safeness crate. All what remains too see is if will be found a team interested to compete in FIA GT1 with an auto that has the engine placed in front against other adequate models like Maserati MC12.