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RENNtech Raises the Output of the Mercedes SLS AMG to 613 PS

RENNtech recently revealed its latest tuning kit for the Mercedes SLS AMG. The new package gives the sports car up to 613 PS and 698 Nm. So far, the details about the latest work of RENNtech with the SLS are scarce. According to the Germany-based Der Tuning und Styling Blog, it also has the specialist’s signature carbon fiber splitter, side skirts, rear spoiler, and diffuser. Furthermore, the photos show that the car’s suspension have been lowered and it looks like it has a new exhaust system too. The windows are tinted as well to provide the auto’s occupants a little privacy. Mercedes SLS AMG: The Last of the Naturally-Aspirated V8 Breed The production of… Continue Reading »

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Check Out This Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Lego Model

The popularity of cars built by Mercedes-Benz has reached a level where people like to create their own Lego models of them. The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing is one of the latest luxury vehicles to be turned into a Lego model, as shown on an autoevolution.com report. The creator of the Lego model was quite creative and committed as it closely resembled the actual Gullwing. It was probably the closest one can create with a sufficient number of plastic bricks at one’s disposal. The Lego Gullwing model had all the features right, from its hood, round headlights, suitable grille, and the iconic gullwing doors. The exterior used gray Lego bricks since… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing To Be Auctioned

RM Sotheby’s will have a special item up for sale next month, a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing, as shown on a gtspirit.com report. This unique car is among the four units in the world designed for racing. It was able to place second at the Tour de France in 1955 with Sir Stirling Moss in the driver’s seat. The car was named ‘Sportabteilung’ since the competition department of Mercedes-Benz completed this 300 SL. Instead of using the lightweight alloy typically used on a standard car, it comes with a standard steel body to increase its strength against stress normally associated with competitive driving. The chassis number of particular… Continue Reading »

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Jay Leno’s Garage Features the Mercedes-Benz C111-II

Jay Leno’s Garage recently featured a very rare treat to its fans, the Mercedes-Benz C111-II gullwing. In his new video posted on YouTube, the Television Hall of Famer was joined by Constantin von Kageneck from the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center to showcase one of the best cars of the three-pointed star brand that never made it to the hands of private individuals. The two started the video by discussing a bit of the second-generation C111’s history and key features. Then, they opened up the rear engine bay of the auto to give viewers a glimpse of what’s powering it up. Next, they finally take it to the roads with Leno at the steering wheel and Kageneck riding shotgun. It seemed… Continue Reading »

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RW Carbon Enhances the Appeal of the Mercedes SLS AMG

The Mercedes SLS AMG GT is already way past its production phase. It was succeeded by the breathtaking Mercedes-AMG GT. Despite being an older model than the new flagship sports car of AMG, the SLS will certainly never go out of style, and it will remain among the best cars ever produced bearing the Mercedes-Benz logo. With its evergreen gullwing design coupled with a strong engine, its demand remains high even when it is no longer made in Mercedes-AMG plants. Recently, RW Carbon unveiled its two new products for the Mercedes SLS AMG Gullwing. The specialist released its custom diffuser and front lip spoiler made especially for the car to… Continue Reading »

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Rare -Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing Set To be Auctioned

On August 13 an extremely rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing will be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s, as shown on a report from gtspirit.com. The gullwing is part of the “The Pinnacle Portfolio” offered through the auction house, and industry watchers expect it fetch at least $5.5 million. The auction is one of the events associated with the Monterey Car Week and is held together with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This particular Gullwing is different front other similar luxury vehicles due to its aluminum body. Mercedes-Benz produced only 29 of these aluminum-bodied 300 SLs, which is around two percent of the total production run of the iconic sports car…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Found Wrecked Under a Banana Tree

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL is one of the jewels in the colorful history of the three-pointed star brand. It was considered as the fastest production car of its day. In addition, the auto has a distinct appeal that makes it stand out in the eyes of hardcore classic car collectors. Depending on the condition and ownership history of the vehicle, it is usually expected to fetch an average of $1 million. In some instances, the price of the car even went up to nearly $2 million. So, it comes with a heavy heart to find news about people wrecking the car by either sheer lack of prudence or ignorance of the car’s real value. Recently,… Continue Reading »

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