The seats are covered with Alcantara suede, a Bose surround-sound stereo is included, as is adaptive cruise control and dual-zone climate control. Carbon-ceramic antilock brakes with brake assist were standard, as was a rear-deck-mounted airbrake that automatically deployed under aggressive braking.
The base SLR’s hand-built 5.4-liter supercharged V8 engine pumps out 617 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed automatic transmission sends power to the rear wheels and featured a shift-it-yourself feature with steering-wheel-mounted paddles.
According to Mercedes-Benz, the standard SLR achieve a top speed of 332 km/h and goes from 0 – 100km in 3.8 seconds.