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 »
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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.
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.