Just like every other oxygen-breathing male on this planet, we’d kill to get a chance to ride a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. But while some of us would have to shell out a king’s ransom for that opportunity, some of us get to do it without spending a penny on their dime. Heck, they even get paid to do it.

Autoblog’s Chrs Paukert got that chance when he was given an opportunity to drive an SLS AMG across Mexico and parts of Central America. And to make this trip just a little more memorable, the SLS AMG was joined by no less than the original Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, which, if you care to notice, still runs about as smoothly as any fully-restored car from the 1950’s can run.

Check out the two videos and know that even if they run about a good 13 minutes combined, it’s still going to be the best-used 13 minutes you’ll spend today. That is, if you don’t stop at the middle of the video out of sheer hatred and jealousy for Mr. Paukert.

Part 2 of the video after the jump

Source: Autoblog

Kirby Garlitos
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Kirby’s first exposure into the world of automobiles happened when he caught Knight Rider on television as a five-year old boy. David Hasselhoff didn’t leave much of an impression on him (that happened later on in Baywatch), but KITT certainly did. To this day, Kirby remains convinced that he will one day own a car with the same ‘spirit’ as the original KITT (not the 2008 monstrosity). He doesn't know when that will be, but until then, he’s committed to expressing his love for KITT, and all cars for that matter, here at TopSpeed.  Read More
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  (409) posted on 02.16.2011

Chris Paukert is a great writer I bet he could write a lot about the AMG! I want that also..smiley

  (498) posted on 02.16.2011

that would be so great to drive a Mercedes AMG! So envious!

  (392) posted on 04.18.2010

O well, not everyone gets the chance to land on a heavenly sent job such as Chris’ job. If I had that job, I would be very careful with the cars, enjoy it at the same time and do my job very well. Its a really great opportunity to get a first hand experience from the cars that most people only talk about of only has photos of.

  (504) posted on 04.6.2010

People just can’t help but to look on the sls but do you see some similarities if it’s rear tail on the ben

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