The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster Is the Forgotten Mercedes Supercar

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster is a special high-performance supercar -- but it's the "forgotten" supercar of the Mercedes-Benz world. Today I'm reviewing the SLS and I'm going to show you all the quirks and features of the SLS Roadster. Then I'm going to get it out on the road and drive the SLS Roadster.
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  • Design not distinctive to other supercars? If you see one in nature, you will turn your head like an owl. Without feeling bad like looking behind a drug dealer. This one is a class on its own.

    Toni StonedToni Stoned22 timmar sedan
  • "Cars won't sound like this going forward." It won't be long before we eliminate the joy in everything, and everyone will complain about depression and anxiety. Actually, that's already happening.

    A SimpletonA Simpleton5 dagar sedan
  • Doug the type of guy to call his first child a «entry-level»

    Olekk ‘Olekk ‘9 dagar sedan
  • I'm already feeling old whenever he says "from this era" as it was just a few years ago!

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  • An old man i know had one of these cars, he sold it for 20k before it got rare thinking it had no value. And well yeah....

    GostaGosta17 dagar sedan
  • 8:25 They also gave these same parking sensors to Chrysler when they were still together, my 06 Chrysler 300C has them as well, although, only in back, but it's the exact same module and system.

    superluig164superluig16417 dagar sedan
  • Do a 🦎 review !!!

    NeclarNeclar21 dag sedan
  • I don't know who could look at an SLS and say it doesn't look like a supercar or special enough. Its gorgeous.

    Tyrus SmedesTyrus Smedes25 dagar sedan
  • Every cars and bids ad reminds me of Tmartn and his CSGO lotto days 😂😂

    Luis RodriguezLuis Rodriguez26 dagar sedan
  • Should be a V10

    Luis RodriguezLuis Rodriguez26 dagar sedan
  • Doug you forgot to mention the built in oil gauge pressure.

    Gérard CousineauGérard Cousineau27 dagar sedan
  • It’s a Chrysler.....

    Tristan CarverTristan Carver28 dagar sedan
  • 13:09 pocket for storing the wind deflector?

    lone Ionelone Ione28 dagar sedan
  • Did you heard something about black edition?) What refers to the glove compartment handle

    Павленко ОлексійПавленко Олексій29 dagar sedan
  • I have the similar steering wheel in my Mercedes.....Sprinter....😂

    Cosma Raul LoboCosma Raul LoboMånad sedan
  • This is one of the only cars that looks better with a roof .

    Saul EspinoSaul EspinoMånad sedan
  • No Doug. The black button for the glove coompartment isn't weird. All levers/buttons on the tan areas are black or contrastic colors in the car :P

    Roger SkagerströmRoger SkagerströmMånad sedan
  • How does the sound of this V8 compare to, say, a modern Mustang V8?

    ycnexuycnexuMånad sedan
  • Can you review more classic cars doug? like pre 1970

    akaNudrakaNudrMånad sedan
  • I can't believe Mercedes discontinued this wonderful motor and announced that the new C63 "AMG" will only come with a soyboy 4-cylinder shitbox.

    little123456788little123456788Månad sedan
  • Work of art

    CarlinCarlinMånad sedan
  • Idk about this coupe situation. This one looks better in my opinion, a little cheaper, i don't give a f about the doors, the rear windows looks weird on the coupe. If i had to buy one, it would be this one for sure

    Sweet .NinjaSweet .NinjaMånad sedan
  • If they are going to accommodate smokers to the point that they have an area where you hold your lit smoke why not have a gentle smoke suction feature to expell the smoke? Black glovebox latch so it stays clean looking and so old people can find it. What ever happened to M.B. being the conservative company? The one that didn't cater to the bling and flash styling fads that become dated. Huh Doug?

    Gregory TimmonsGregory TimmonsMånad sedan
  • The SLS is one of my dream cars. I honestly like it better than the Mercedes GTR.

    FireLordCantiFireLordCantiMånad sedan
  • The SLS is one of my favorite cars

    The 3 amigos AmigosThe 3 amigos AmigosMånad sedan
  • It's insane how much mercedes interiors have evolved in 10 years. A base A class basically has interior as good or better than this car.

    DefyYourLogicDefyYourLogicMånad sedan
  • Is nice

    MlerMlerMånad sedan
  • In saab 9-3 you have 2 liters but on trunk you have 1.8t badge So nothing new in cars history to have different badge

    kolorki4kolorki4Månad sedan
  • Typical Benz- way over priced only to have plastic on the infotainment panel.😂 Still love this Benz (and this is the only one I love lol)

    That Informative GuyThat Informative GuyMånad sedan
  • Doug DeMuro: "I actually think this looks better than the regular SLS." Also Doug DeMuro: "SLS Roadster gets a 7 for styling, regular SLS gets an 8."

    ErikErikMånad sedan
  • God this car is beautiful.

    Birki gtsBirki gtsMånad sedan
  • How can the sls have better handling than this? They are practically the same car

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    • Roof

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  • Heater to blow on your neck so you can keep your hood down in the cold weather Translate: allows you to be a complete douchebag in all elements

    William HandyWilliam HandyMånad sedan
  • 👍

    Travis HartleyTravis HartleyMånad sedan
  • I love the sound. And yes.... every engine produces its own music...

    Antonis PetrouAntonis PetrouMånad sedan
  • In Europe SLS was considered too flashy, too much showing off, you can see Clarksons review and what I'm talking about. We know our cars and Mercedes especially, so no one here would mistake it for other Mercedes, at least no one interested in cars. But that kind of people buys supercars. For me, it is one of the most beautiful modern cars and true Merc.

    Aleksandar AleksicAleksandar AleksicMånad sedan
  • If you want to join more sound experience of the GT Roadster: (some Hotlaps at Hockenheimring coming soon....)

    Florian WalterFlorian WalterMånad sedan
  • fun fact; amg stands for "aufecht, melcher, and großaspach." they are the names of three of the most significant engineers in mercedes' history.

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  • The keyfob has a battery, therefore car can start with key in the pocket. When battery dies in the keyfob, car could be started with the transponder key inserted into keyhole. Keyfob also has regular mechanical key hidden in it.

    Sky BlueSky Blue2 månader sedan
  • The 'gullwing doors' make it look very special.

    DoubleDeckerAntonDoubleDeckerAnton2 månader sedan
  • The SLS is probably one of the most gorgeous cars ever made. It looks so damn good.

    gyrosphinxgyrosphinx2 månader sedan
  • The SlS is one of the best looking Mercedes cars

    costa _costa _2 månader sedan
  • Doug has the perfect videos to eat to

    rayane maachourayane maachou2 månader sedan
  • just now i saw it's ad for driving upside down in a tunnel!

    Nachiketa Roy SoniNachiketa Roy Soni2 månader sedan
  • NO ONE, and I mean no one, distorts their mic during the driving part like DADDY DOUG

    Zachariah ConnorZachariah Connor2 månader sedan
  • I can feel the engine just by hearing the sounds.

    Blue Whale Boy 2002Blue Whale Boy 20022 månader sedan
  • fun fact, the convertible cost roughly the same as the coupé in sweden where i live. right now is the cheapest sls a coupé closely followed by a convertible which is just a tad cheaper than another coupé and yes, you are right. top down gives you more sound, but the sound is plenty enough in the coupé with the added benifit that it is nicer on longer drives. and for the people who wonder, i'm no fan of a convertible, it is because they weigh more, are less stiff, have more wind noise when the top is up and I personally think they don't look as good with the top down as a coupé does. but that is just me so if you love your convertible is that awesome! all that matters is that you love your own car

    Isak sIsak s2 månader sedan
  • I like it when Doug describes cars and bids as an "online" "website"

    Clayton MathisClayton Mathis2 månader sedan
  • ufff very nice car Doug end big ciao fratello bye bye

    Andrej DestradiAndrej Destradi2 månader sedan
  • The key for this car is ridiculous! My 2010 C250 comes with the same key 🙄

    Dan JDan J2 månader sedan
  • You buy a Sprinter Van! You get that key 😂

    Alexander WatsonAlexander Watson2 månader sedan
  • $NOK to the moon 💎🙌🚀🚀🚀🌝

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  • Doug the type of guy to moan repeatedly while driving

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  • 10:01 Tesla Model X in the background Edit:At least the model X has doors that open upwards 😂😂

    Stefanos IliadisStefanos Iliadis2 månader sedan
  • The moment when Doug said, "Cars going forward aren't going to sound this good" it just hit deep.

    Punarbasu DashPunarbasu Dash2 månader sedan
  • Shift light comes standard on $25k civic Si 😎

    Kevs2goodKevs2good2 månader sedan
  • nice

    Rowdy HindsRowdy Hinds2 månader sedan
  • I always thought the steering wheel looked really out of place on this car - like they took it from a B Class or something

    BH LondonBH London2 månader sedan
    • True. mine from my A Class looks sportier. But thats from 2016 to be fair.

      StefanStefan2 månader sedan
  • lllllong front end

    BrenGamerBrenGamer2 månader sedan
  • I live near Stuttgart and there is such an SLS AMG nearby. It's parked outside all year, because its garage is used as a storage full of useless stuff #justgermanthings 🇩🇪

    bidzej86bidzej862 månader sedan
  • Just look like an expensive cross fire to me just my opinion. Remember Chrysler n Mercedes was once partners....dont hate the truth.

    FunYoKaBunYoFunYoKaBunYo2 månader sedan
  • One of the only cars that might be better as a convertible

    IllunworthIllunworth2 månader sedan
  • Would probably have painted this one in some dark color (black?) while leaving some line\s all across the center or something in the original red

    PainAndMurphyPainAndMurphy2 månader sedan
  • E

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  • Yo who says its is forgotten The mercedes benz sls amg is the living legend

    파란만장파란만장2 månader sedan
  • "A Mercedes that steers" Bertha Benz is frowning upon you, Doug.

    The AlemanThe Aleman2 månader sedan
  • Oh god nowi have to put up with cars and bids adds as well. Bad move doug.

    Josh MillsJosh Mills2 månader sedan
  • Glorified viper.

    HittingTax26HittingTax262 månader sedan
  • While the gullwing doors are pretty cool, if you lived in California the convertible would probably be the best choice.

    Robert SmithRobert Smith2 månader sedan

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  • Never seen this car before!

    big dicc company Breadmakerbig dicc company Breadmaker2 månader sedan
  • My friend just purchased this vehicle and I'm so excited to sit in a vehicle Doug has reviewed lol.

    Brent CizekBrent Cizek2 månader sedan
  • Those N/A Downshifts will grow you a beard. You see that part where doug grabbed his face on those down shifts? He could feel a viking sized beard coming in.

    NightbaneNightbane2 månader sedan
  • Man I really miss old cars. All these new cars with their crap screens and turbo crap engines

    YouTuber AnalystYouTuber Analyst2 månader sedan
  • That visor with holes is rather bizarre

    TrainyTrainy2 månader sedan
  • Petition to make a Cars & Bids museum

    IllunworthIllunworth2 månader sedan
  • This is one of the best engines of all times. No turbo non-sense. There was just one reason these kind of naturally aspirated engines with high rpm capability were not build anymore: Fuel consumption and emission ratings (more non-sense).

    Hermann FrohHermann Froh2 månader sedan
  • When Clarkson reviewed the coupe version of this car he said the convertible would be better bc the doors were an inconvenience.

    Ben RothschildBen Rothschild2 månader sedan
  • thisssssss

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  • Mercedes decided to make such huge hood just to put the engine inside the wheelbase for better handling on track

    Дима ЧибизовДима Чибизов2 månader sedan
  • Definitely I’m a fan

    Ray RiveraRay Rivera2 månader sedan
  • So the “Bluetooth telephony” was not limited to the Metris.

    chris pchris p2 månader sedan
  • What do you mean by "Forgotten"??? It's still one of the most legendary Mercedes and lots of people loved it

    Cedric 1210Cedric 12102 månader sedan
  • doug demero giving Doug scores is like an English teacher. They talk about how good it is and at the end they shit on u

    ShuckingNerdsShuckingNerds2 månader sedan
    • Yes, that annoys me. He also compares 80’s cars acceleration to today so if it doesn’t go 0-60 in 2.9 seconds it gets a bad score. I think he gave the Mk 4 Supra twin turbo like a 4 or 5 out of 10

      Robert SmithRobert Smith2 månader sedan
  • @Doug DeMuro 13:30, The “looong front end” isn’t just for looks; it’s so they could put the engine behind the front axle, thus making it a mid-engine car. And the engine is not near the middle for “weight distribution” (although it would make that a little easier); it is there because it gives the car a lower polar moment of inertia-a physics thing that means things turn easier when the weight is closer to the middle.

    981porsche981porsche2 månader sedan
  • cite ( "...before my current format." - well, the time before "your current format" sported some cool pastimes (offroading, overlanding the Aston Martin, dumping the PT Cruiser, ...), which caused me to subscribe. I miss those aspects, although I suppose (and would fully understand), that you are putting your coins on maximum viewer reach with regular standardized reviews instead of those great episodes. I'd rather see another offroading or Humvee episode, than the absolutely most-expensive Bugatti (which I also like!). It just seems that "my current format" is narrowed down to very streamlined car reviews. Maybe there is an option on your second channel?

    Andrew SparAndrew Spar2 månader sedan
  • Infotaino?

    Adryan StamylasAdryan Stamylas2 månader sedan
  • This car is basically German Dodge Viper))

    Артем Прохоров-ЛукинАртем Прохоров-Лукин2 månader sedan
  • Doug, the holes in the sun visors are so that you can see the light when you come to a stop. So you don’t have to keep ducking down to see when it turns green

    thex2thazthex2thaz2 månader sedan
  • Very cool car too bad it's driven so little as to increase the likelihood of high maintenance. If it finds an actual driver vs museum curator haha.

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  • This SLS' s value just increased for 250k after Doug's review...

    D3aTHMaGNeTiCD3aTHMaGNeTiC2 månader sedan
  • The market seems to prefer the doors. No shit? It fucking GULLWING DOOOOOOORS!!!!

    MisterBrownMisterBrown2 månader sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster

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  • In their defense it’s a 6.2 1/2

    Pedrosa ResarcesPedrosa Resarces2 månader sedan
  • The most beautiful of any Mercedes in the last forty years.

    Matthew DoyeMatthew Doye2 månader sedan
  • please do a e36 m3 one day!!!

    Erik HansenErik Hansen2 månader sedan
  • Buy a car to let it sit. 🤣🤣🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

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  • change the name to carbid

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  • Hi doug make a video on ferrari sf90 stradale

  • @Doug Is it possible that a small "pocket" in the trunk is actually for the wind deflector?

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