The German automaker Mercedes Benz has unveiled a new special edition version of their premium luxury hard top convertible, the SL Night Edition. The nocturnal grand tourer features a few aesthetic upgrades like a set of two tone 19 inch AMG design five spoke alloys covering a set of silver front brake calipers and color matched darker light housings as well as specific badging on the front fenders to set it apart from more mundane SLs. Meanwhile the interior of the Night Edition is finished off with Black Nappa leather wrapped upholstery offset by shiny chrome trim as well as matching sport steering wheel, shift lever and roof lining. The Mercedes Benz SL Night Edition is enough to make David Hasselhoff’s talking Trans-Am from Knight Rider jealous.

Press release after the jump.

Press release

 Mercedes-Benz is now offering special editions of the SL and SLK, both of which feature a stylish interior with numerous sophisticated highlights. The optional designo magno night black matt paint finish accentuates the exclusive, sporty appearance of the SL Night Edition, while the special designo graphite paint finish makes the SLK Grand Edition a real eye-catcher. Both of these new special models combine the advantages of a roadster with those of a coupé, and are both thoroughbred sports cars and comfortable everyday cars.

Masterpieces to dream of – the theme for the two new special editions of the Mercedes-Benz SL and SLK sports car series. The special designo magno night black paint finish specially developed exclusively for the SL Night Edition is particularly effective with the dramatic design of the SL. 19-inch AMG five-spoke light-alloy wheels in a two-tone, high-gloss finish, silver-painted front brake callipers with the Mercedes-Benz logo and darkened headlamps/tail lights accentuate the exclusive status of these special models. A badge on the front wings identifies the Night Edition.

Black nappa leather and shining chrome trim provide striking contrasts in the interior, with numerous fine details interacting to produce an intriguing effect. The newly designed seats have arrow-shaped seams and silver-coloured contrasting features. The sports steering wheel, shift lever and roof lining are in black. The trim strip of the draught-stop has a high-gloss finish complemented by the silver-coloured vents of the AIRSCARF® system, which bathes the driver in warm air when the soft top is down in cool ambient temperatures.

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  (570) posted on 02.25.2011

Next, the photographer asks the driver the drive very slowly (walking pace at most) while releasing the shutter. On average, the shutter speed is set between a second to several seconds.

  (444) posted on 02.24.2011

The technique used here is called a rig shot. The photographer places a couple of heavy duty suction cups to the car, with either a metal rod or some such run through special clamps that mount to the top of each cup. The camera is then attached to a special mount at the end of the rod.

  (630) posted on 02.24.2011

So yes, you are right, the car in the first few shots is not moving fast. Something you could tell if you used observation and deduction - no car can drive at speeds approaching what they look like in such tight confines.

  (1023) posted on 03.14.2010

Even Mercedes SLK is much more elegant this one is cool too. Handsome is the right word for it.

  (780) posted on 02.28.2010

It looks appealing but I like the 2010 Mercedes SLK much better its incomparable.

  (571) posted on 01.20.2010

Correct me if I’m wrong, this SL night edition is the same as the SLK Grand edition. They look the same. And I had the same reaction seeing the two simultaneously.

  (570) posted on 01.17.2010

yes it looks like a concept car. IMO this is a great car for road trip together with your love one. i really want to get my hand on one of those MB’s.

  (798) posted on 01.13.2010

Yeah, it’s a high glossy finish and you don’t really need a mirror anymore coz’ you can use your car as an alternative. But I think it’s okay if you try to search for more pictures of it coz’ it looks like a concept car and also looks like the Grand Edition Mercedes.

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