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The Mercedes-Benz SLR Mclaren Roadster 722 S (R199) is a limited production grand tourer convertible produced jointly by McLaren Automotive and Mercedes-Benz, based on the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR. It is the roadster version of the 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition Coupe (C199).

The roadster version's convertible roof is made of a "newly developed material" (as opposed to a folding metal arrangement) which is folded away electrically after a manual unlatching.

Oddly, the coupe version's name is used in-game in Asphalt 8: Airborne, despite the model being the roadster version.

Overview

Text orignally from the SLR's Wikipedia article

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a grand tourer car manufactured by Mercedes-Benz. Unveiled as the Vision SLR Concept in 1999, the car was later put into production between 2003 and 2009. The SLR is powered by a 5.4 liter V8 equipped with a supercharger producing 0.9 bar of boost. The hand-built AMG engine is positioned behind the front axle and delivers 626 horsepower at 6,500 rpm. The maximum torque of 780Nm is available from 3,250rpm and remains at this level up to 5,000rpm. The front-mid engine is paired with a five-speed automatic transmission which transfers the power to the rear wheels.

A new version was introduced in 2006, called the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition. The "722" refers to the victory by Stirling Moss and his co-driver Denis Jenkinson in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR with the starting number 722 (indicating a start time of 7:22 a.m.) at the Mille Miglia in 1955.

The 722 Edition includes an engine rated 650 PS (480 kW; 640 hp) at 6,500 rpm and 820 N·m (600 lb·ft) at 4,000 rpm. 19-inch light-alloy wheels were used to reduce unsprung weight, while modifications were also made to the suspension, with a stiffer damper setup and 10 mm (0.39 in) lower ride height introduced for improved handling. Larger 390 mm (15 in) diameter front brakes and a revised front air dam and rear diffuser were fitted.

A roadster version of the SLR went on sale in September 2007. It uses the same supercharged V8 AMG power plant as its coupé siblings, developing 626 PS (460 kW; 617 hp), to propel it to a top speed of 334 km/h (207 mph) and a 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration time of 3.7 seconds.

Asphalt 8: Airborne

Summary

SLRMcLaren

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition, is a mid Class S car as part of the Motorcycles Update. Its EDD was the second event in a five-event streak, with a total of seven vehicles added during that update. It is one of only two cars added during the update, with the other five vehicles being one motorcycle for every class, in a similar fashion to the Porsche Update (with one Porsche for every class).

The SLR McLaren has a starting rank of 1482, a MAX rank of 1660, and a MAX + PRO rank of 1773. It receives +39 rank points from Tuning Kits.

Performance

The SLR McLaren has a large nitro, low raw top speed, mediocre total top speed, mediocre Tuning Kit bonus, mediocre handling, acceptably sharp drifting, very good acceleration, and a mediocre nitro efficiency. It has a maximum total speed of 298.2 mph/480.1 km/h at MAX+PRO with a Tuning Kit, identical to that of the Koenigsegg One:1.

The SLR McLaren seems to be based on its Class A counterpart, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Touring Car 2014. The SLR McLaren has a nitro efficiency of 6/12/16, a slight improvement over the C 63 Coupe's 7/12/17.

The SLR McLaren's speed distribution and total top speed are extremely similar to the C 63 Coupe, with the SLR McLaren having a 4.8 mph (7.7 km/h) faster total top speed without a Tuning Kit, but only a 2 mph (2.9 km/h) faster total top speed with a Tuning Kit, due to its inferior Tuning Kit boost. Both cars have very fast rates of acceleration, giving them an advantage against the Chevrolet 2016 Camaro SS, BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage, Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition, Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, Porsche Carrera GT, and Devel Sixteen Prototype. However, despite having very good acceleration, the SLR McLaren and C 63 Coupe aren't fast enough to properly rival those six cars. On the other hand, the very similar McLaren Mercedes MP4-25, which handles better and has even faster acceleration than its two cousins, can properly rival these faster cars.

The SLR McLaren's drifting radius, while on par with the Porsche 918 Spyder with Weissach Package's, is not as impressive as the C 63 Coupe's nearly perfect drifting radius. Due to having a large nitro, none of these cars can handle excellently, despite having handling stats over 1.300 Gs. Because the SLR McLaren and 918 Spyder seem to be very heavy in-game, they often have problems when going off ramps or when turning, though the C 63 Coupe doesn't suffer from the same problems.

Similarly to the C 63 Coupe, the SLR McLaren can rival slightly faster and more nitro-efficient cars like the McLaren 675LT, Mosler GT3, and 9FF GT9 VMAX, due to having very good acceleration and sharp drifting. Unlike other non-F1 McLaren cars, the SLR McLaren's drifting doesn't have a delay (also seen with the Aston Martin Vulcan); it is very fast-responding but slightly more rigid (due to the lower handling statistic).

Usage

Currently, the SLR McLaren isn't featured in any specific Time-Limited Event brackets.

The SLR McLaren is otherwise not the best car in Class S, by far, and also isn't overly useful in Multiplayer. Tuned to 0504 5052, it is capable of 286 mph/460 km/h at S1669 but this is rather unimpressive compared to the McLaren 720S and Rezvani Beast Alpha.

In addition, as the SLR requires Forced-Induction V8s in its Pro Kits, it is entirely possible to complete its Enduro Double Down event without using too many of said engine, which can then be used for better cars like the TRION NEMESIS and M-B SLK SE.

Price

The SLR McLaren, aside from being available via its EDD, requires 45 Rare Blueprints to assemble. Assembly takes 11 hours and can be skipped for up to A8Tokens 405.

The SLR McLaren requires A8Credits 2,915,100 or A8Tokens 20,070 to MAX and A8Credits 1,709,075 to PRO. It also requires 32 Forced Induction V8 Engine cards in its PRO upgrades.

Enduro Double Down

SLR McLaren 722 EDD Promo
Main article: Enduro Double Down/Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition

The event was launched on August 31, 2017, and players are given 9 days to win the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition. The bonus cars rewarded in the EDD are the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car and the Ferrari 458 Italia. The event was revived on May 31, 2018, after the Kawasaki Ninja H2R's Championship.

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition requires 45 of its Rare Blueprints to assemble, all of them can be won by banking 75,000 points in its Enduro Double Down event.

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Cars/Bikes in Asphalt 8: Airborne
Class D
Dodge Dart GT Audi R8 e-tron Tesla Model S Cadillac ATS Suzuki GSX-R750 Cadillac XTS Ford F-150 Scion FR-S Mini Cooper S Roadster Kawasaki Z800 Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA Renault CLIO R.S. 200 EDC Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Renault DeZir Peugeot RCZ R DS 3 Racing Audi S4 Nissan 370Z Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 1967 Chevrolet Impala 2015 Ford Mustang Nissan Juke NISMO Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2016 Veloce Hot Wheels Rip Rod™ Porsche 959 Ferrari 308 GTS Geely GC9 BMW M3 Sedan Mazda 6 Honda S2000 nanoFlowcell QUANTINO Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI Alfa Romeo 4C Mazda RX-8 Donkervoort D8 GTO Buick Avista Concept Hyundai i30 N Ariel Atom V8
Class C
Audi RS 3 Sportback Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Audi TTS Coupé Chevrolet Camaro GS Ford Focus RS KTM 1290 Super Duke R Lamborghini Urus Datsun 280Z Infiniti FX50 Range Rover Evoque Coupe HSE Dynamic Hot Wheels Bone Shaker™ Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Lotus Exige S Coupe Yamaha YZF-R6 Audi RS 4 Avant Ferrari 612 Scaglietti BMW M1 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Acura NSX 2005 SRT 2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Porsche 718 Boxster S Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Jaguar F-Type R BMW M2 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe Felino cB7 Lamborghini Miura Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI McLaren M14A Vencer Sarthe AC 378 GT Z Buick Riviera ED Design Torq Mitsubishi Eclipse Toyota Supra RZ (Mark IV) Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG Racing Series Sbarro GT1 Renault Alpine Celebration MV Agusta F4 1000 R Sbarro Sparta Maserati Alfieri Renault Trezor Honda Civic Type R
Class B
DS Survolt Aston Martin DB9 Coupé Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Maserati GranTurismo Sport Lotus Evora Enduro GT Bentley Continental GT V8 Ducati Monster 1200 Ferrari Testarossa Aston Martin V12 Zagato Aston Martin V12 Vantage BMW M6 Hot Wheels Twin Mill™ Nissan GT-R (R35) Mazda Furai Yamaha FZ-10 Ferrari 458 Italia Mercedes-Benz Biome Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 2013 Ferrari F40 Spada Codatronca TSS Audi R8 LMS Ultra Porsche Cayman GT4 Ford Shelby GT500 Rinspeed zaZen Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) Honda Integra Type-R Shelby Cobra 427 Maserati MC12 Ferrari 599XX Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR AMG Rimac Concept One Arrinera Hussarya Ferrari F50 ONUK Sazan LM Peugeot SR1 Chevrolet SS McLaren MP4/8 BXR Bailey Blade GT1 Kepler Motion TVR Sagaris Holden Coupe 60 Lamborghini Estoque Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series Ferrari GTC4Lusso Mercedes-AMG GT3 BMW M2 Special Edition 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports Mazda RX-8 Special Edition Falcon F7 Lotus Evora Sport 410 SCG 003S Apollo N
Class A
Ford 2006 GT Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Race Car Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series Ferrari F430 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X Marussia B2 Ducati SuperSport S Chevrolet Corvette C7 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupé Final Edition McLaren 12C Spider Pagani Zonda R Ferrari F12berlinetta BMW S 1000 RR Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS Lucra L148 RUF RT 12 S Ferrari FF Jaguar C-X75 Ferrari LaFerrari Lamborghini Asterion Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition Porsche 911 GT3 RS McLaren P1™ Zenvo ST1 Mazzanti Evantra Nissan GT-R NISMO Savage Rivale GTR Volkswagen W12 McLaren 570S Tramontana XTR McLaren 650S GT3 Ferrari 330 P4 Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Touring Car 2014 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Sbarro Alcador McLaren 675LT Mosler GT3 McLaren Mercedes MP4-25 Rezvani Beast Alpha Icona Vulcano V12 Hybrid Bentley EXP10 Speed 6 Chevrolet 2016 Camaro SS Jaguar XJ220S BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition SIN R1 Aston Martin One-77 Rimac Concept S Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport McLaren 720S
Class S
Lamborghini Veneno GTA Spano RUF CTR 3 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione Pagani Huayra Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Suzuki Hayabusa Mercedes-Benz Silver Lightning Lamborghini Huracán Koenigsegg Agera R W Motors Lykan HyperSport SSC Tuatara nanoFlowcell QUANT FE Chrysler ME412 Peugeot Onyx SSC Ultimate Aero XT Hennessey Venom GT Vanda Electrics Dendrobium Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR my2017 Lamborghini Egoista Porsche Carrera GT Koenigsegg One:1 2015 GTA Spano Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition McLaren F1 XP-5 9FF GT9 VMAX Weber Faster One Cadillac 16 Concept Kawasaki Ninja H2 R Ferrari Enzo Ferrari Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV Mosler Super GT HTT Pléthore LC 750 GT by CITROEN Ferrari 488 Pista Renault Sport R.S. 01 Porsche 918 Spyder with Weissach Package W Motors Fenyr SuperSport Mosler Land Shark Pagani Huayra BC McLaren P1™ GTR Arrinera Hussarya GT TRION NEMESIS Zenvo TS1 GT 10th Anniversary Edition Aston Martin Vulcan Devel Sixteen Prototype Arash AF10 McLaren MP4-31 Apollo Intensa Emozione 2018 McLaren X2
Enduro Double Down
Event Boss Vehicle Other Enduro Vehicles
Weber Faster One
Faster One EDD promo
Weber Faster One SRT 2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8Jaguar F-Type RNissan Skyline GT-R (R34)Honda Integra Type-RNissan GT-R NISMOLamborghini Aventador LP 700-4W Motors Lykan HyperSportChrysler ME412
Aston Martin One-77
One-77 EDD promo
Aston Martin One-77 AC 378 GT ZAston Martin DB9 CoupéAston Martin V12 ZagatoAston Martin V12 VantageLucra L148Bentley EXP10 Speed 6Pagani HuayraPeugeot Onyx
BXR Bailey Blade GT1
BXR EDD Promo
BXR Bailey Blade GT1 Alfa Romeo MiTo GTAMazda 6Ford Focus RSMitsubishi EclipseNissan GT-R (R35)Holden Coupe 60Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-XMazzanti Evantra
Icona Vulcano V12 Hybrid
Icona EDD promo
Icona Vulcano V12 Hybrid Lotus Exige S CoupeFelino cB7BMW M6Mazda FuraiMarussia B2Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupé Final EditionMercedes-Benz Silver LightningHennessey Venom GT
Falcon F7
F7 EDD Promo
Falcon F7 Audi S4Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution XInfiniti FX50Ferrari 612 ScagliettiFerrari 458 ItaliaArrinera HussaryaMcLaren 12C SpiderSavage Rivale GTR
1967 Chevrolet Impala (Canceled) 1967 Chevrolet Impala Camaro Z/28BMW M1Ferrari TestarossaMaserati MC12Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTSChevrolet Corvette C3RUF CTR 39FF GT9 VMAX
Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV
Aventador SV EDD Promo-0
Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV Lamborghini UrusLamborghini MiuraLamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 2013Lamborghini EstoqueLamborghini Sesto ElementoLamborghini AsterionLamborghini HuracánLamborghini Egoista
Sbarro Sparta
Sparta EDD Promo
Sbarro Sparta DS 3 RacingNissan Juke NismoMercedes-Benz GLC CoupeBMW M2Audi R8 LMS UltraFerrari F50Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTSSbarro Alcador
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
Corvette GS EDD Promo
Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport 1967 Chevrolet ImpalaVolkswagen Golf Design Vision GTIMaserati MC12Chevrolet SSChevrolet Corvette C7Chevrolet Corvette C3Chevrolet 2016 Camaro SS9FF GT9 VMAX
Porsche 918 Spyder with Weissach Package
918WP EDD Ad
Porsche 918 Spyder with Weissach Package Scion FR-SPorsche 959Audi RS 3 SportbackPorsche 718 Boxster SDS SurvoltPorsche Cayman GT4Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-XPorsche 911 GT3 RS
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition
SLR McLaren 722 EDD Promo
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition Mini Cooper S RoadsterAlfa Romeo MiTo GTAChevrolet Camaro GSFord Focus RSMaserati GranTurismo SportFerrari 458 ItaliaCadillac CTS-V Coupe Race CarMercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series
Yamaha FZ-10
Yamaha FZ-10 EDD Promo
Yamaha FZ-10 Suzuki GSX-R750Kawasaki Z800KTM 1290 Super Duke RYamaha YZF-R6Ducati Monster 1200Ducati SuperSport SBMW S 1000 RRSuzuki Hayabusa
Zenvo ST1
Zenvo ST1 EDD Promo
Zenvo ST1 Geely GC9Donkervoort D8 GTOVolkswagen Golf Design Vision GTIJaguar F-TYPE Project 72010 Bentley Continental SupersportsFerrari F50Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4Jaguar XJ220S
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Cars in Asphalt Street Storm Racing
Class D Subaru BRZFord Fiesta STDodge Dart GTChevrolet Nova SS 350 Coupé
Renault CLIO R.S. 220 Trophy EDCAbarth 695 Biposto
Alpine Celebration ConceptHonda S2000
Class C Chevrolet Camaro LTChevrolet Camaro SS 396 Sport Coupé
Renault Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-RVolkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport
Subaru Impreza WRX STIMazda RX-7 Type RS
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II (R34)Alfa Romeo 4C
BMW M2 Coupé
Class B Renault Clio R.S. 16Equus Bass 770Porsche 718 Cayman S
Porsche 911 Carrera S (991.2)Ford Focus RS (2015)Honda Civic Type R
Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454Nissan 370Z Nismo Ford Shelby GT350Chevrolet Camaro GS
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII FQ-400 MMercedes-AMG GTChevrolet COPO Camaro
BMW M4 GTS
Class A Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 EditionAcura NSXDodge Viper ACR
Mercedes-AMG S 65 CoupéPorsche 911 GT3 RSPorsche 911 Turbo S (991.2)
Aston Martin Vantage GT12Aston Martin VanquishDodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Mercedes-AMG GT3Ferrari 488 GTBMcLaren F1
Class S Pagani Huayra BCLamborghini EgoistaW Motors Fenyr SupersportFerrari 812 Superfast
Ford GT (2017)W Motors Lykan HyperSportAston Martin VulcanPorsche 918 Spyder
Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloceLamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
Nissan GT-R NISMOBugatti ChironFerrari LaFerrariMcLaren P1™Lamborghini Veneno
Mercedes-Benz / Mercedes-AMG
1990s CLK GTR - CL (C215)
2000s SL (R230) - CLS (C219) - SLK (R171) - SLR McLaren (Standard - 722 - Stirling Moss) - C 350 (W204) - C 63 AMG (W204) - E 550 Coupe (C207) - ML 63 AMG (W164) - C-Klasse DTM (W204) - SL 65 AMG Black Series (R230)
2010s #1 McLaren MP4-25 - Biome - SLS AMG (Standard - Electric Drive - Black Series - GT Final Edition) - Silver Lightning - SLK 55 AMG (Standard - Special Edition) - Ener-G-Force - Zetros 1833 - CLA 45 AMG RS - AMG C-Klasse DTM '14 - UNIMOG U 4023 - M-B AMG S 65 Coupé - Mercedes-AMG GT (Standard - S - #1 M-B AMG GT3) - GLC Coupe - AMG C 63 Touring Car '16 - G500 4×4
McLaren
Automotive F1 (Standard - XP-5) - M-B SLR (Standard - 722) - 12C (Standard - Spider) - P1™ (Standard - GTR) - 570S (Standard - Spider) - 675LT - 720S
Racing #4 M14A - #8 MP4/8 - #1 MP4-25 - #59 650S GT3 - #14 MP4-31 - #14 X2