Mercedes has teamed up with fashion designer Gareth Pugh and photographer Nick Knight to create a visual campaign for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

Mercedes has teamed up with fashion designer Gareth Pugh and photographer Nick Knight to create a visual campaign for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

Dubbed "fashion as performance," the campaign features Julia Stegner posing in front of a red SLS AMG while wearing a futuristic outfit designed by Pugh. Despite being kind of odd, it's still better than Maybach's orgy photo shoot by David LaChapelle.

According to Anders Sundt Jensen, Vice President Brand Communications Mercedes-Benz Cars, "Having a vision and breathing life into it is an essential part of the Mercedes-Benz success story. Driven by a passion for design, technology and materials and an instinct for style and the spirit of the times, innovative designers develop their creations. And innovation is just as vital in fashion as it is in car design. Forward-looking design is always a combination of exceptional ideas, a personal signature and an unmistakable style - the key characteristics of Mercedes-Benz."

As you may recall, the SLS AMG features a 6.3-liter (6208cc) V8 engine that produces 563 hp and 650 Nm of torque. It enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 317 km/h (197 mph).

Note: Included photos of the SLS AMG were recently released by Daimler.

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