Monday, May 16, 2011
2012 New Mercedes SLS Roadster Roof Fold
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster has been showing pictures of new models with models of soft-top roof. 6.2-liter V8 Supercar engine with 563 HP power will be exhibited at the Frankfurt Motor Show next September.
The biggest change appears on the door that no longer scissor (gullwing) because the roof supports the concept that can be folded (open-close) in 11 seconds. The car did not have to stop when the roof opened and closed. The process can take place when the car in the speed of 48 km per hour.
According to Mercedes, construction chassis is very light because of using aluminum. This has been a consideration since the early development of the car. Hence, its sides reinforced to improve the solidity and strength.
Meanwhile, the body weight of 2 kg heavier than the 241 kg coupe model. Excess weight is a donation of two structural reinforcement (reinforcement). On the other hand, the cross-strut member added. So also between the soft-top and tank of fuel.