2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster Long-Term Road Test

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: Low Rear Visibility

January 18, 2013

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

First off, I love our new SLS Roadster. Love, love, love it. I'll get into why in another post, but before I do, something I don't like: the lack of rear visibility. When you're driving a bonkers car like the SLS, you really want to know if a car behind you has a red and blue light bar on the roof.

With the top up, you can barely tell if it's a car or SUV behind you. Dropping the top doesn't help matters much. But I still consider this a small price to pay for an otherwise extraordinary car.

Mark Takahashi, Automotive Editor @ 14,805 miles

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