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Flying Gullwing lands in Germany


A Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing was hoisted on to the top of the Museum in Stuttgart

The supercar was lifted tot he roof terrace 42 metres above the ground as part of a new exhibit dedicated to the SLS AMG.

Mercedes-Benz hired a 120-tonne hydraulic crane to lift the car.

According to the Museum's Managing Director, Michael Bock, "This super sports car stands for excitement, passion and high-tech. As museum for the past, present and future of the automobile, we provide an ideal setting for the exclusive presentation of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG."

The SLS AMG features a 6.3-litre V8 engine with 420kW (571hp) and 650Nm of torque. Along with a seven-speed double clutch transmission, the V8 enables the car to go from 0-100kmh in 3.8 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 317kmh.

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