Mercedes has unveiled the SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary Edition, ahead of its launch in September. It features unique styling, a luxurious interior and a 6.0-liter biturbo V12 engine.

Mercedes has unveiled the SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary Edition, ahead of its launch in September.

Designed to be the ultimate roadster, the special edition has exclusive designo magno graphite paint as well as carbon fiber trim on the mirrors and spoilers. There's also a carbon fiber / aluminum engine cover, a sports exhaust system and AMG wheels with a titanium grey finish.

The interior features bespoke leather seats, matte carbon fiber trim and alloy pedals. The center console also has an individually number plaque that says "45th ANNIVERSARY - X OF 45." Other highlights include a Bang & Olufsen audio system, a COMAND Online infotainment system and Airscarf seats.

Power comes from a 6.0-liter biturbo V12 engine that produces 630 PS (463 kW / 621 hp) and 1000 Nm (737 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to an AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic transmission which enables the 1950 kg (4300 lb) roadster to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.0 seconds and hit an electronically-limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). In terms of efficiency, owners can expect to average 11.6 l/100 km with CO2 emissions of 270 g/km.

Production will be limited to 45 units and pricing will be announced closer to launch.

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