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    • New SLS AMG Black Series Nurburgring spy video clearly demonstrates a tweaked M159 6.2 liter V8 is under the hood

      When the SLS AMG Black Series was first spotted testing rampant speculation followed on what motor would be under the hood. Everything was mentioned from a M275 V12 Twin Turbo to even the new M157 Twin Turbo V8. As more and more testing reports came in from people who saw and heard the car testing as well as leaks from Mercedes AMG themselves it has become clear a revised M159 with output slightly above the 600 horsepower mark will be employed.


      The video below of the car testing on the Nurburgring has very good audio of the engine sounds, you be the judge.


      This article was originally published in forum thread: New SLS AMG Black Series Nurburgring spy video clearly demonstrates a tweaked M159 6.2 liter V8 is under the hood started by Sticky View original post
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      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        See my sig - Looks like @Jacob502 owes me and you some money.
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        Now that is what to sc or tt.

        I may have to sell my car shortly as it will seem dull compared to the sls.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
        Now that is what to sc or tt.
        It will be close to perfect the way it is.
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        TT SLS Black Series is game over.
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        It will be close to perfect the way it is.
        Can always be better. When mine comes in I will likely drive for a couple months then off to the fabricators for a TT set up.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
        Can always be better. When mine comes in I will likely drive for a couple months then off to the fabricators for a TT set up.
        Don't disagree, that will be pretty insane.
      1. Maverick1975's Avatar
        Maverick1975 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ecampbell Click here to enlarge
        Can always be better. When mine comes in I will likely drive for a couple months then off to the fabricators for a TT set up.
        Why twin turbo over supercharger Earl??
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        I think the SC route has exceeded expectations so now it is time to try with a different platform.

        It would likely be a couple of years off and I am sure I will change my mind but one thing for sure is that the same group will be involved.

        The one qualification is the world is in for a lot of pain because of the election so the SLS may actually end up being a used Hugo and the TT set up might be a couple of hair dryers attached with duct tape!
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Official reveal coming in 24 hours:

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      1. e92's Avatar
        e92 -
        exciting!
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        All for about 350k...will be a blast!!!!
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        Sick. Can't wait to see the official car. @Sticky, do you know where they are unveiling it ?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
        Sick. Can't wait to see the official car. @Sticky , do you know where they are unveiling it ?
        Sometime after midnight.
      1. Even Money's Avatar
        Even Money -
        With the sales tax alone I would have to pay on this, i could buy another car!
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        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Even Money Click here to enlarge
        With the sales tax alone I would have to pay on this, i could buy another car!
        But it wouldn't be another Black Series Click here to enlarge
      1. Jiaim's Avatar
        Jiaim -
        I'll leave this here

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      1. Even Money's Avatar
        Even Money -
        What's the consensus on this becoming a collector's item and appreciating in value? I think it will be nothing short of spectacular, considering their recent run....
      1. ecampbell's Avatar
        ecampbell -
        I will be modifying mine almost immediately. Not to the same extent as the clk but will nonetheless do something.
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        WOW - that thing is ridiculous. Love the aero styling on the front end.
      1. Sorena's Avatar
        Sorena -
        So boy racer-ish it reminds me of JDM cars. In the past MB would do things classy, but not anymore. That's a shame really. I do like the motor in it though, compressing 6.2 litre of air/fuel mixture at 8,000 RPM should be fun.