Remember when we talked about spending a day on the famous Paul Ricard Circuit with a 740 horsepower, $600,000 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive? Well this is the complete story of taking the Fastest EV in the world on a ex-Formula One track… The feeling is surreal. Does not compute. Syntax error. I’m already [...]


We’re going to be doing some collaborations with well curated automobile culture site eGarage, aiming to bring you a series of pieces that reflect our mutual aesthetic. This is only the first episode, they’ll be plenty more coming… Keep your eyes up… Last month we were lucky enough to be invited to St. Tropez, France, [...]


22 Oct
Benz's halo supercar gets a German supercharge

If you want to build a modified supercar, there are worse places to start than Mercedes-Benz stunning halo vehicle the SLS AMG. German tuners KICHERER Fahrzeugtechnik have decided to give the gorgeous gullwinged GT an upgrade inside and out, highlighted with the installation of an exclusive, in-house built supercharger designed and produced over a year [...]


8 Oct
Only 5 of the $585,000 track-ready race cars to be made

Mercedes-Benz and their AMG performance division have unveiled a limited edition 45th Anniversary GT3 edition of their halo SLS AMG supercar, an ode to the very first SL model. Only five of the track ready racecars will be produced for private collectors, at a cost of about $585,000 (€446,250). The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 “45th [...]


5 Jun
Stuttgart updates its gorgeous gullwing doored V8 burner

It is time for Mercedes Benz to replace its gorgeous, headturning SLS AMG — and that car will be the SLS AMG GT. Not a new additional edition to the line-up, but rather the successor to the SLS AMG, the GT will be powered by the same potent 6.2-liter V8 from the current SLS, though [...]


25 Dec
Precise corners, head-pulling throttle and euphonic sounds

When Audi chopped off the top of its inimitable R8 supercar, many called foul. We beg to differ; here’s the LIAS review. All photos taken exclusively for Lost In a Supermarket by the peerless Robert Kerian. Driving Audi’s latest revision of their world-class supercar, the R8 Spyder, is somewhat akin to sliding a newly minted [...]


3 May
Audi fails to address its halo car's main flaw in its GT

While Audi’s R8 is a stellar performer, other manufacturers aren’t sitting around twiddling their thumbs. With Ferrari dropping its 458 Italia, Merceds Benz its SLS AMG and Porsche its latest iteration of its superb Turbo, the R8′s competition has severely tightened in recent months. To hold back this tide, Audi just announced its limited edition [...]


29 Jan
Why not drive your supercar upside down?

How do you show off the power of a 563 hp, 6.3-liter V8 supercar with 479 lb-ft of torque? Well if you’re Mercedes Benz and you want to show off your new 2011 SLS AMG you hire Michael Schumacher to drive it through a tunnel…upside down. Why not? The Gullwing SLS AMG sprints from 0 [...]

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