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Brabus SV12 R Roadster – The Big Red Machine

The Brabus SV12 R Roadster. The Big Red Machine or the Red Devil of the Middle East. You can call it anything you want but the bottom line still remains… this vehicle is the most powerful open air sports car in the world. The two-seater vehicle is powered by the BRABUS SV12 R Biturbo 750 twelve-cylinder engine with 730 hp and 1100 Nm. From 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.0 seconds and to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 10.5 seconds combined with an electronically limited top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) is impressive proof of the car’s prowess. The features are also dynamic. The exterior the SV12… Continue Reading »


MKB Upgrades The SL To Supercar Levels

MKB, a tuner of Mercedes-Benz automobiles, has introduced the P1000 model, an SL with 1015 horsepower on tap. With the increase in power comes a corresponding increase in torque, with the maximum delivery situated between 3300 and 6000 rpm. In repeated tests to verify the car’s performance, a very quick 3.6 seconds was recorded for the 0-100 km sprint. And the stunning acceleration doesn’t stop there. Another 5.3 seconds of nailing the throttle to the floor will get you to 200 and in 21.5 seconds, you will have reached 300 kph. To test the car’s top speed, the car was shod with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires at a track… Continue Reading »


Carlsson Super-GT C25 to Appear at Essen Motor Show

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 »


Misha designs wide body kit for the SL

SL owners owners and fans out there are in for a real treat. Mercedes-Benz tuner MISHA has just released images of their latest wide body package that’s purposely built for the SL. The new body kit comprises of a redesigned front bumper with matching carbon fiber lip, while bigger air vents allow the Mercedes-Benz SL to draw more air to help cool the engine. Wider fenders are a tad bit alike with the SL Black Series, although these are more effective at helping draw air from the tire wells. The hood design is uniquely MISHA, and has been generously given carbon fiber vents to help the engine breathe. Looking at… Continue Reading »


Lexus SC300 transforms into Mercedes-Benz SL

As long as there are cars rolling on the streets, tuners will stay in business. That’s if they’re able to offer what car manufacturers are unable to do so after selling their cars. That is why the aftermarket industry keeps flourishing. It’s all about giving car owners what they want and which they can’t get from their dealerships. And this holds true whether you’re driving a premium car made in Germany or a JDM car that was imported from the land of the rising sun. But what happens if you mix the two together using some creativity and wit? A really cool transformation, that’s what. And that is exactly what… Continue Reading »


Spy Photo: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

The latest spy photos show the progress of the next generation 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is coming together. Even though the concealment on this model reveal small details, the latest SL is assumed to get styling cues from the prototype’s line of the famous SLS AMG, which includes the almost 90 degrees grille and also the vertically opposed headlights. When compared with the present SL, which was designed almost nine years ago, the test vehicle seems to have a lower, wider stance, almost having a much sportier look. The latest model is also foreseen to share majority of its components with the SLS AMG, which includes suspension and its seven-speed dual-clutch… Continue Reading »


SL owners four times more likely to be caught speeding

What is it with Mercedes-Benz SL-Class owners that makes them a magnet for speeding tickets? It sure beats the hell out of our gray matters. If there’s anything that’s certain, it’s that SL owners have been found to be four times as susceptible to getting pulled over and issued a ticket as compared to other high-stake ball rollers. That is, according to a study by Verisk Analytics, the complete opposite to what a Buick Rainier owner would be worrying about. So what empirical evidence does Verisk have to back up their extremely outlandish and fantastic conclusion? Well, we don’t really have any figures. You just have to trust the research… Continue Reading »


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