From R4 million To R11 million: Here's Why The Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Is A Modern Day Classic

5 years ago Top Gears jeremy Clarkson shocked the world when he called it his favourite car in the world, 5 years later if you were fortunate enough to buy the mercedes benz sls amg black series, your investment has now tripled. 

Described as a street-legal version of the SLS GT3 race car, the Black Series features an aerodynamic body kit with modified bumpers, revised side skirts and flared wheel arches. There's also a rear diffuser, a carbon fiber wing and 19- / 20-inch wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.

Power is provided by the legendary 6.2-liter V8 engine that  enables the beats to produce 622 bhp (464 kW) and 468 lb-ft (634 Nm) of torque. This allows the car to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and hit a top speed of 196 mph (315 km/h).

check the video above to see just why and how the value of this beast has tripled iin the past 5 years.