Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series Favorite Icon
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series Favorite Icon
Lot Number: 246
Year: 2009
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL65 AMG Black Series
Trim: 2 Door
Drivetrain: RWD
Mileage: 9000
VIN: WDBSK79FX9F158342
Transmission: Automated
Title Status: Clean
Body Style: Coupe
Location: Lebanon New Jersey, 08833
Engine: Twin-turbo 6.0L V12
Exterior Color: Black
Interior Color: Black
Seller Type: Private Party
Seller's Introduction
A marvel of German automotive engineering, this limited production 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series stands out from the crowd. The V12's already impressive output is aided by a RENNtech R3 Performance Package, now making over 800 horsepower. This Black Series' well-kept condition and low mileage present a thrilling addition to any collection.    

The AMG Black Series gave credence to the notion that Mercedes-Benz' now in-house subsidiary still punched above its weight. When applied to 2007's CLK63, the treatment built from a pre-merger spirit rooted in displacement and over-the-top ethos from hardware to styling. Soon after, the manufacturer's twin-turbocharged V12 flagship SL65 went under the knife. Gained chiefly through forced induction, the SL65 set sail well above convention with 661 horsepower and torque rated at 738 pound-feet. The super-coupe's power was managed by an AMG-tuned SpeedShift automatic transmission with selectable manual shifting rev-matched through all five speeds. Chassis tuning inclusive of power-adjustable suspension, AMG brakes, and four inches of track width provided sure-footedness in swathes.
Despite no lack of fine-tuned brute force on tap, little compromise was made to cabin comforts and power accessories featured heavily inside and out. COMAND cockpit management and data system providing ample connectivity when new and a collapsible compact spare tire with portable electric air compressor came standard. Worldwide production of 350 units and US deliveries totaling a mere 175 examples, made the SL65's dark side a high-point in supercars of the early millennium.   
Finished in Black (040) over Black AMG Exclusive leather interior, this 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series is nothing short of to the point. Dark finishes exaggerate brash model-specific carbon fiber bodywork complete with active rear wing and diffuser. Between staggered 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels, interior leather trappings extend to 12-way power heated & ventilated AMG sport seats, power 4-way steering wheel and luxuries including Airscarf neck-level heating. Carbon fiber trim plus AMG instrument cluster with racetimer and gear position displays raise the Black Series' urgency over standard SL-cabin appointments. These differentiators and AMG trim throughout hint at the capability of enhanced suspension, braking, and engine management connecting this Mercedes' unprecedented power to the road. Fitted during current ownership with a RENNtech R3 Performance Package, output is further pushed to a claimed 810 horsepower and 1000 pound-feet of torque according to the aftermarket equipment manufacturer. With an odometer reading of 8,984 miles at the time of listing, this 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series is sold with both a clean Montana Title registered to the seller's Montana LLC and a clean Carfax report. The seller states the title is in transit and will arrive approximately 3 weeks after auctioned.
Features & Options
  • 6.0L SOHC SMPI bi-turbocharged 36-valve V12 AMG engine
  • 5-speed driver-adaptive electronic AMG automatic transmission-inc: touch shift, optimum gear programming, comfort mode, AMG SpeedShift
  • AMG limited slip rear differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Independent 4-link front suspension
  • Independent 5-arm multi-link rear suspension
  • AMG modified Active Body Control -inc: coil spring & electronically controlled hydraulic cylinder w/gas-pressurized shock absorber at each wheel, automatic all-wheel level control, driver-selectable ride-height control, automatic speed-sensitive lowering
  • Vehicle-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering w/integrated hydraulic damper
  • Pwr AMG 6-piston front & 4-piston rear perforated & vented disc brakes
  • Electro-hydraulic braking system w/automatic brake drying & predictive brake priming
  • Polished chrome exhaust tips
  • COMAND cockpit management & data system-inc: AM/FM/Weatherband radio, in-dash 6-disc CD/DVD changer, large color LCD screen
  • Sirius satellite radio w/month subscription
  • Aux pwr outlet
  • Hands-free Bluetooth system
  • 12-way pwr heated & ventilated front AMG sport seats-inc: 3-position memory, pneumatic triple lumbar support w/massage feature, easy-access courtesy feature, automatic height-adjusting front head restraints, multi-contour seatbacks, pneumatic side bolsters & shoulder supports
  • Aluminum door sills w/AMG insignia
  • AMG floor mats
  • AMG door entrance plates
  • AMG leather-trimmed pwr 4-way tilt/telescopic sport steering wheel-inc: aluminum shift paddles, memory, audio & multi-function display controls, programmable easy-exit feature
  • Electronic analog tachometer & gauges for fuel level & coolant temp
  • AMG instrument cluster w/AMG racetimer & gear position displays
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch express up/down front & 1-touch express down rear windows
  • Pwr trunk closer
  • Integrated HomeLink compatible button garage door opener
  • Enhanced voice control for audio, telephone & navigation
  • Alarm system
  • In-dash SD memory card reader
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control-inc: dust & pollen filters, active charcoal filters, smog sensor, sun sensor, humidity sensor, dew point sensor, REST mode w/engine heat recirculation feature or cabin ventilation, seat belt usage sensors
  • Airscarf neck-level heating system
  • Rear window defroster w/auto shut-off based on time, exterior temp
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Carbon fiber trim
  • Locator lighting
  • Attachable fine-mesh wind deflector
  • Removable trunk separator
  • Shelf behind seats w/retractable luggage straps, locking dual enclosed storage compartments beneath luggage shelf
The seller notes cosmetic modifications including blacked-out emblems, taillight lenses, turn signals, and a custom steering wheel. Performance modifications are limited to installation of a RENNtech R3 Performance Package detailed below.
  • RENNtech ECU Upgrade
  • RENNtech Ram Air Inlets
  • RENNtech High Flow Dual Intercooler Pump Kit
  • Stainless Steel Performance Mufflers
  • 100% Locking Differential
  • RENNtech Transmission Upgrade
Service Records
  • Carfax report confirming consistent mileage increases and no damage history
  • Seller's Disclosure 
Ownership History & Provenance
Six previous owners are noted by the Carfax report. The vehicle is currently registered to the seller's Montana LLC. 
Known Shortcomings
This vehicle shows wear consistent with its low mileage according to a Seller's Disclosure provided by the seller. Please review the entire document by clicking "Seller's Disclosure" above.
Items included in the Sale
  • Two keys
  • Owner's manual and service books 
  • Original window sticker