Mercedes-Benz is presently developing a new front-engined supercar, meant to compete with the Audi R8 and the rest of the gang. Less luxurious and more performance oriented, the future Mercedes SLC will be a serious threat for the Ferraris and Porches of the next decade.
Several Mercedes-Benz test mules that point that the German manufacturer has in works a new supercar have been spotted. The best guess is that the mules are early variants of the highly anticipated SLC.
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As you allready know by know Mercedes and Mclaren split after the SLR didn’t have the success everyone expected. As a result, the next sport car from Mercedes will be built without McLaren’s help.
It appears that rumors that Mercedes-Benz will be building a car to compete with the forthcoming Audi R8 and the Porsche 911 Turbo are true. Spy photos published by Winding Road show that car, to be built on the next generation SL platform and with liberal use of carbon fiber for the roof and body panels.
Expected to produce at least 500 hp from a front 6.2 liter V-8, the car is expected to be revealed at the 2008 Geneva Auto (...)