Most auto enthusiasts are watching Mercedes-Benz for the release of the nearly $200k SLS AMG Gullwing in the fall.
However, Automobile magazine is reporting a smaller, relatively cheaper ($169k) SLS derivative model — the SLM. The M stands for mid-engine.
That seems pricey relative to the AWD Audi R8. But as the illustration below shows — we really don’t have any idea what it looks like — it is a gorgeous car nonetheless:
Sneak Peek: Mercedes-Benz SLM AMG
Automobile Magazine, August, 2010