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Jay Leno has been pretty busy lately, traveling all over the place and visiting different manufacturers in order find out more details about some of the coolest cars on sale right now. The American TV host slash comedian has recently bought himself an McLaren MP4 12C, which he also got to drive at the company's plant in the UK, and not long after that he went to Germany where he met with AMG's management board and also got to drive the new Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster.

Apart from sounding better than the Gullwing version, Leno thinks the Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster is incredibly fast and stable, and in case you need to be reminded what this open top version in capable of here are its specs.

Just like the hard top model, the SLS AMG Roadster extracts its power from a 6.3-litre V8

Video: Jay Leno drives Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster
engine which produces 563 HP and 650 Nm of torque. A 7-speed dual clutch gearbox is responsible for sending power to the rear wheels, and in terms of performance the SLS AMG Roadster will do nought to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and hit a top speed of 197 mph.

 

 

 

Video: Jay Leno drives Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

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