The Mercedes Benz SLS has been turned into the HAMANN HAWK Roadster

HAMANN HAWK Roadster (2012)

HAMANN HAWK Roadster (2012)

The HAMANN the renowned German tuning house have take a stock Mercedes Benz SLS and turned it into the HAMANN HAWK Roadster. It will be available to view at the International Motor Show Geneva this week.

The V8 6.2 litre engine now deliveries 636 hp and 680 Nm at 4,850 rpm, which will launch the HAMANN HAWK Roadster from 0 – 62 mph in 3.6 seconds and then on to a top speed of just shy of 200 mph.

The power enhancement includes a re-mapped ECU, a high-performance exhaust system made out of stainless steel and high performance sports air filter – which helps to enhance thunderous noise of the V8 6.2 litre engine.

The HAMANN HAWK Roadster front apron replaces the stock bumper and due to its shape it reduces the uplifting forces at the front axle. Larger air inlets in connection with a new LED lights unit give the SLS an even more dynamic look.

Side skirts make the Convertible look lower and more stretched and underline the rims. The new rear apron with the diffuser enhances the air flow under the bottom of the car and provides room for four enormous exhaust pipes each measuring 90 mm in diameter.

In order to perfectly combine comfort and control, HAMANN uses the single-part.

especially light forged 21” alloy wheels.  These are fitted in 9Jx21 with tyres measuring 245/30 ZR 21 at the front and 12.5Jx21 with tyres measuring 345/25 ZR 21 at the rear axle.

The suspension has been especially refined for the HAMANN HAWK Roadster.

Equipped with four height-adjustable dampers and four progressively wound springs.

the centre of gravity can be lowered by up to 30 millimetres.

HAMANN entirely redesigns the interior of the SLS and turns it into a VIP lounge with

motorsports characteristics. Fine leathers and ultra-suede replace the standard interior. HAMANN additionally adorns the air inlets, door sill protectors and centre console with red coloured carbon. Black anodized aluminium pedals render a comfortable grip. The technical highlight of the new interior is the new steering wheel which has been ergonomically redesigned.

Published 5 March 2012 Staff

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