Carlsson really loves tweaking them Mercedes-Benz vehicles, and now they’ve focused on an MB diesel V6 engine, providing a power upgrade called the C-Tronic DIESEL POWER package, which the company says will provide up to 20 percent more power output out of various CDI units—and without much added emissions, too! Showing an E 350 CDI model, Carlsson shows that the power has been upgraded to 280 horsepower, compared to the 231 hp on the standard E 350 CDI. Torque has also been upped, now 648 Nm from the standard 540 Nm. Other CDI engine variants that the upgrade package can be used on are the 280, 300 and the 320…. Continue Reading »
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The Mercedes-Benz SL-based Super-GT C25 from German tuner Carlsson is set to wow onlookers once more as it takes the stage at the upcoming Essen Motor Show, which opens this 27th of November and lasts through December 5th. Carlsson is also set to showcase a C63 AMG-based vehicle called the CK63 RS, which is rated at a relatively modest 600 horsepower. The Carlsson C25 made its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show last March, showcasing its undeniable good looks with custom livery, yet the Mercedes-Benz SL base still shows in the modified exterior. The vehicle sports a 6-liter twin turbo V12 engine rated at a whopping 753 horsepower along with… Continue Reading »
The tuners at Carlsson have showcased their initial tuning packages for the 2011 smart fortwo coupe and convertible lines. The modifications suggested by Carlsson are targeted at making exterior and interior developments, and without creating any adjustments to the power unit. To start with, the outside of the 2011 smart fortwo was installed with LED daytime running lights in front and two black radiator grill inserts built from powder-cated stainless steel and brand new alloy wheels. The LEDs also serves as sidelights. The ready to install set is offered by Carlsson for EUR 415. Based on the statement released by Carlsson, this would indicate that the LEDs may be utilized… Continue Reading »
Carlsson, one of many top German tuners, will be showcasing its newest product the Aigner CK55 RS Rascasse at the Geneva Motor Show next month. As you can see, it’s based on the GL 500, but with some impressive improvements on outside, but most importantly, under the hood. The Rascasse will be an exclusive limited edition of 20 cars, which is understandable when you see what goes into making one. The striking two-tone paintwork, a hallmark of the Carlsson Aigner range, confirms that the Carlsson Aigner is made to stand out and impress. The standard GL 500 has a V8 motor with 388hp (285 kW) and 530Nm of torque, but… Continue Reading »
There are lots of Mercedes-Benz specialized tuners out there, but only some have the know-how and the unique touch to actually make the car better than the original. Carlsson is definitely one of the few good ones, and the CK 63 RS (aka SL63 AMG) shows it. Besides the cosmetic changes, the engineers were able to increase horsepower from 525 (386 kW) to 600 (441 kW). Carlsson has strapped on a new aerodynamic body kit as well as upgraded the interior by adding some unique leather upholstery. It takes the CK 63 RS only 4.1 seconds to get from 0 to 100 (0-62 mph), making it a half second faster… Continue Reading »
Renowned Mercedes cars’ tuner Carlsson, has laid its hands on the Mercedes Benz S-Class, and the results don’t come as a surprise. It makes the already amazing car much more intimidating.. The car receives unselfish quantities of Carbon-fiber which include Stainless steel grill which combined with the restyled bumpers give the S-Class a stylish look. There are twin integrated fog-lamps for that extra dash of style. The kit is available for the S 320 CDI, S350, S 450, S 500, S 600, S 63 and S 65.
Carlsson, one of many respected Mercedes tuners, has taken the SL63 monster from AMG and given it a small upgrade. Besides changing some of the cosmetic features on the CK63, like new wheels and front/back body kits, they focused their attention on something more important – the engine. We are not exactly sure what they have done to the engine, but they were able to increase the horsepower to an amazing 565, from the original 525hp. We can only speculate that the 40hp increase was achieved via a chip or software modification. Enjoy. Thanks Bo from sportbilen.se for the tip