The restyled Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been around for more than a year already, so it has taken Carlsson a while to tinker with it. The treatment is nothing like the gold-plated CS50, but the new body and performance package did its job of making the face-lifted E-Class more elegant and more powerful under the hood. The Exterior The body upgrades include the new front and rear spoilers, improved side skirts, rear bumper carrying “RS style” diffuser, sports-styled exhausts, and a 16-spoke wheel. In addition, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been fitted with lowered springs and a couple of suspension upgrades that brings its base 30 mm closer to the surface. The German tuner offers an… Continue Reading »
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The latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class was used as the model for the new limited edition CS50 Versailles Edition of Carlsson, according to a report from carscoops.com. The latest product of the tuning specialist from Germany is trimmed in gold, real gold. King Louis XIV of France and his Palace of Versailles served as the inspiration for the name of the car. According to Carlsson, the gold-trimmed automobile was designed specifically for the ultra-wealthy Taipans of China. Ten of the limited edition cars were already allocated to current clients of the company. This comes before the vehicle will be officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The company added that production of… Continue Reading »
Carlsson is better known as a tuning firm that produces high-end performance and aesthetic kits for Mercedes luxury sedans. With their announcement of a racer specially developed for international hillclimbs, Carlsson is making it known that they are in the business of developing hardcore race cars too. As the renderings show, the basis for the car will be a Mercedes SLK, hence the company moniker for it as the Carlsson SLK 340. Unlike today’s Mercedes sedans that don’t reflect engine sizes by their badges anymore, the SLK 340 does displace 3.4 liters from its V8. Said V8 will be developing 610 horsepower and around 317 lb-ft of torque. Mated to… Continue Reading »
Renowned Mercedes-Benz tuner Carlsson has created yet another masterpiece—the SL-based C25 Super GT Limited Edition—but don’t get yourself excited just yet because this new baby is set to go on sale only in China. The car is powered by Carlsson’s V8 engine that should give it around 450 horsepower. As some might note, this doesn’t really compare very well to the 753-horsepower engine in the SL600. Of course, there are new elements in this model to aid in getting more performance out of the car, such as the ultralight carbon fiber body that shaves of some 397 pounds compared to the base model. In addition, there are redesigns all around… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is probably one of the most beautful four-door coupe in the market today. But tuner Carlsson is just never satisfied. Carlsson creates a customization program for this already lovely car and made it even lovelier and aftermarket-friendly. Everybody likes red leathers inside a perfectly white car right? So that’s what they did and they tagged it as “red and white dream”. Using Santa Red Nappa Leather for the interior, a “Diamond White Metallic” paint and a nice shiny 20-inch of Carlsson light wheels, the car is surely going to get lots of admiration. Aside from the appearance enhancement, Carlsson also tinkered with the hood of this… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes CLS63 AMG is already a beauty by itself. However, tuner Carlsson pushed it beyond in its kit called the CK 63 RS. The performance changes made by the tuner were actually launched in IAA in Frankfurt. The 649HP and 900Nm torque upgrade premiered then, however, they are now altered its interior, by making it red which makes a great impact to how it looks because of the striking contrast to its white exterior paint. The kit is available in other colors, of course, depending on the customer’s taste. So if you want orange or yellow green it might be doable.
Taking their cue from the increased sales efforts of the big German manufacturers, European tuners have also begun to offer China-exclusive aftermarket updgrades. Carlsson is one of the latest tuners to join the fray, with the tuner establishing a presence in Shanghai. With the C60 Royale, Carlsson has established its bonafides in that important market in a big way. To the already luxurious and prestige-laden Mercedes S600, Carlsson has added a front lip, side skirts, new front and rear bumpers and oval exhaust pipes. Together with these body mods, 20-inch wheels have been fitted, as well as a stainless steel front grille and replacement fog lights. Typical of the higher-end… Continue Reading »