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McChip Pushes the Output of the Mercedes SL 63 AMG to 712 HP

The new work of McChip-DKR involving the Mercedes SL 63 AMG was just revealed. From what we’ve learned about it, it’s nothing short of amazing. According to Motorward, the tuner reconfigured the M157 5.5-liter biturbo AMG V8 engine of the SL 63 AMG to give it more output. A stage 3 upgrade kit that included ECU remapping raised the original 585 hp and 800 Nm of torque originating from the engine of the car to 712 hp and 1,080 Nm of torque. The numbers even surpassed the output of the SL 65 AMG. It should be noted that the 6.0-liter biturbo V12 engine of the convertible has 630 hp and 1,000 Nm of… Continue Reading »

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Facelifted Mercedes-Benz SL will be Available for Order in December

A German automotive news site claimed that the Mercedes-Benz SL will be made available for order before the year ends. According to the report, customers can start placing their purchases for the stylish roadster of the three-pointed star marque by December this year. Then, deliveries for to the customers will start in March 2016. That means if you are planning on getting the SL or a convertible luxury car, it is advisable to wait until December so you could get the facelifted version of the roadster. The new version will offer redesigned bumpers, side skirts, grille, and upgraded lighting system similar to the one found in the latest S-Class. As… Continue Reading »

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More Photos of the Mercedes SLC Surface, New Powertrain Speculated

More spy photos of the facelifted Mercedes-Benz SLC, formerly known as the SLK, continue to appear online. There is also a new rumor about the possible engine specification of the upcoming car, and its probable official debut. The latest spy photos of the SLC provided by Autocar really do not show anything new, based from what we have learned about the stylish Mercedes so far. It’s just that the paint of the subject this time is in black—a contrast to the white one we featured earlier. Possible Engine Configuration of the Facelifted SLC One worth noting in the Autocar report though is the likely power unit of the roadster. According to the source, the… Continue Reading »

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Brabus Mercedes SL Collection Joins The Techno Classica Essen

The biggest and best classic car event held in Europe each year is the Techno Classica Essen. It features a good number of classic models made by different vehicle manufacturers around the world. Being a part of this world-renowned event may be considered an achievement in itself. Brabus recently put another feather on its cap as it showcased the Brabus Mercedes SL Collection produced by its Classic department in the event, as indicated on a report from motorward.com. The event became the venue for the Classic department of the tuning specialist to demonstrate its capability of producing well –restored classic SL models of the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. The… Continue Reading »

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Leno Shows Off His Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe is one of the most recognizable cars in the world, as indicated on a recent report from gtspirit.com. In fact, the world was enamored by its innovative gullwing doors when it was initially launched in 1954. It is considered as the most renowned vehicle ever manufactured by the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany. A total of 1,400 units of the 300 SL Coupe were released into the market by the German company while production of the 300SL Roadster reached 1,858 units. Due to this, it is considered as a gem in the collection of a good number of serious car enthusiasts. One of the most… Continue Reading »

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The Vitt Squalo Mercedes SL Fire Pearl is Smoking Hot

Vitt Performance recently revealed its new project involving the Mercedes SL. The work of the tuner makes use of the Squalo body kit to provide the car a more stunning look. The end-product is dubbed as the Vitt Squallo Mercedes SL Fire Pearl. The “Fire Pearl” moniker looks certainly fitting for such an artistic work. The convertible is surely on fire with its cherry paint, and its shiny finish reflects the striking beauty of a pearl. The Vitt Squalo Mercedes SL Fire Pearl definitely adds sexiness within the car’s original sporty and aggressive frame. The Vitt Squalo Mercedes SL Fire Pearl package includes new bumpers complete with a splitter, updated LED lights, customized diffuser housing… Continue Reading »

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Ouch! 1955 Mercedes SLS 300 Smashes Into a 1959 Jaguar

Last Saturday, two iconic cars with a combined value of around £5 million were on a collision course during a qualifying race at the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting. The two involved were a 1955 Mercedes SLS 300 “Porter Special” and a 1959 Lister-Jaguar “Knobbly”. According to Daily Mail, the 1955 Mercedes SLS 300 had an estimated value of £4 million while the Jaguar was priced at approximately £1 million. Both cars were left in a really bad shape after the incident on the Goodwood track. The source said the Mercedes was owned by Dr. Klaus Lahr, a German car collector. It came from the factory as a Mercedes 300 SL, but it was customized after a very serious car… Continue Reading »

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