SLR production to end in 2009

With the economic situation, you would think things can't get worse. Mercedes planned on building around 500 units per year but managed to sell 261 units in 2006 and 275 in 2007), the Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren is a very spectacular super car. And now, after quietly ending the SLR coupe production at the end of last year, it seems that the SLR production will end for good in 2009. And this will also mark the end of the cooperation between Mercedes and McLaren. Even though Mercedes Owns a good amount of the British company. McLaren preparing it’s own supercar, codenamed the P11, which is most likely to be introduced in 2011. Mercedes is also making its own supercar. This is very sad news, because this is an awesome car and hope that Mercedes and Mclaren work together in the future.[Source Auto Unleashed]

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1 Comment

  1. I’m sure that that such a brand as Mercedes-Benz will let other supercars to enjoy the victory so easily and soon Mercedes will announce about the new supercar which will replace the veteran SLR.


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