Lewis Hamilton's beast

Lewis Hamilton

One of Lewis Hamilton's first tweets in 2016 made reference to one of the vehicles in his personal collection: a Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series, which he received as a prize after the second place he achieved in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of F1. 2010.

"I love this car! V12, as cars should be, "he explained enthusiastically. And to make his position clear, he used the hashtag #Bestia. To verify that Hamilton was not wrong with the qualifier, we only have to highlight some details of the technical sheet of this magnificent sports car.

Its V12 6.0 biturbo engine reaches 670 hp at 5.400 rpm, thus exceeding the well-known Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. The maximum torque is surprising: 1.200 Nm of force due to its large displacement and the force obtained by its two turbos (it is only surpassed by the Bugatti Veyron).

In addition, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3,8 s, from 0 to 200 km / h in 11 seconds and 0 to 300 in 36,2 seconds. While the maximum speed is limited to 320 km / h and its mass-power ratio is 2.79 kg / CV.

The wheels are 19 inches at the front and 20 at the rear. It has a rear wing that emerges when the vehicle exceeds 120 km / h. Its price? About 350.000 euros.



Automundo is the blog about news from the automotive industry, motorsport and the culture of the region. Director: Diego Durruty.

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