Any mode of measurement has new Mercedes supercar making 600-plus horsepower. FRANKFURT – Just how much power does the upcoming Mercedes-Benz SLR have, anyway? When it comes to the horsepower rating of the new SLR supercar, Mercedes remains tight-lipped, even when the company allowed journalists to drive the prototype a couple of months ago. Mercedes has held back, in part, because midway through development, senior management decided the original 558 hp couldn't guarantee the ...

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