Only on the market for less than two years and Mercedes has already announced a much improved SLS AMG GT for the 2013 model year. Although slightly more expensive, it is indeed faster.

According to AMG chairman Ola Källenius in speaking with, the new SLS AMG GT hardtop version rounds the Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in just under 7:30 and does the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.5 seconds compared to the old SLS AMG with 7:35 and 3.6 seconds, respectively.

Naturally, their's a price increase for the upgrade. In the U.S. the SLS AMG GT is boosted approximately $5,000 to $195,000 for the coupe and over $200,000 for the roadster.

The improved SLS AMG GT will go on sale in the U.S. mid-November 2012.


Gallery: 2013 Mercedes SLS AMG GT Nurburgring lap time is 7:30 - priced for US

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