SLR stands for “sporty, light, race-ready”. The vehicle is constructed almost exclusively from carbon-fibre composite plastics, which are exceptionally sturdy, light and resilient. This lends the SLR Coupé an extreme stiffness to counteract the dynamics arising from the torsional forces. In addition, the SLR has a special occupant protection cell, the so-called monocoque.
Read more ∨
In a collision, the SLR Coupé’s forward crash structure undergoes controlled pulverisation to reduce the impact energy. Together with its progressive ceramic braking system, AIRBRAKE, energy-absorbing sports seats, restraint systems as well as front and knee airbags, the SLR Coupé presents a unique safety concept.