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ADV.1 Wheels Enhances Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren was initially released by the luxury vehicle manufacturer in 2003, and after more than a decade in the market, it remains an impressive work of art from Mercedes-Benz. During the time the supercar was developed, around forty percent of McLaren was owned by the German company. The supercar features a supercharged V8 engine with a power output and torque f 617 HP and 575 lb-ft, respectively. It is capable of accelerating from 0 to 62 mph within 3.8 seconds and has a maximum speed of around 206 mph. The luxury supercar is a remarkable vehicle, to say the least. A number of industry watchers are still… Continue Reading »

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Garage Works Provide Mysterious Look To Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR 722 S

The impressive appearance of the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR 722 S is only equaled by its supercharged 5.5-liter V8 engine. The 650HP power output of its engine only adds to its appeal to a good number of supercar enthusiasts all over the world. However, Garage Works decided to enhance this front-engine, rear-wheel drive supercar, according to a report from gtspirit.com. The Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based company enhanced this already extraordinary roadster. The black SLR 722 S is a unique piece of machinery since only one hundred fifty units currently exist in the world. The interior of the vehicle features alcantara suede and leather seating, which is an ideal choice for this manufacturing… Continue Reading »

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Office-K Modifies Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is an impressive supercar featuring a hand-built super-charged V8 engine producing 617HP of power at 6,500 RPM along with 575 lb-ft of torque. Its chassis and body shell composed of durable carbon fiber composites. Its swing-wing doors swing upward and forward at a wide angle. It also features an arrow-shaped nose that was inspired by Formula 1 cars along with a twin-fin front spoiler. The four-position Airbrake of the SLR McLaren offers an enhanced braking power while maintaining stability as it brakes at high speeds. The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a joint project of McLaren Automotive and Mercedes-Benz. The vehicle was developed during the time when… Continue Reading »

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Spies Spot a New Mercedes Sports Car Prototype

News sources say that a new sub-SLS AMG Mercedes sports car prototype has been spotted recently. Being only a prototype, there are no definite predictions regarding when will the car finally make its debut or if its end product will even see the light of day. According to Autoblog, the new SLS AMG prototype appeared to be smaller than the current SLS AMG model of the famous German automaker. However, it does retain some of the car’s signature looks from the hood all the way to the back and even to the chassis. It did ditch the gullwing doors though and it seems like it barely has enough room for… Continue Reading »

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A Video Reminder Of The SLR’s Brutality

Produced from 2003-2009, the Mercedes SLR McLaren is a supercar with an impeccable pedigree. Made in England with a hand-built engine and a carbon fiber body, this car could accelerate to 60 mph in around 3.4 seconds from the almost 620 horsepower produced by its supercharged, 90-degree V8. The SLR has since been superseded by the SLS, but certainly not surpassed. And despite a projected run of only 3,500 units, the SLR spawned several variants. Among them was a roadster edition, the 722 editions and the Stirling Moss and McLaren special editions. These were produced in very limited numbers with prices topping more than a million dollars in many cases…. Continue Reading »

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Video: SLR McLaren is a sitting duck

This is embarassing. Imagine scooting around town in your badass Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren only to end up being handed a parking violation ticket by an officer driving a Smart car. In case you’re wondering, a new SLR McLaren held a price tag of just over half a million dollars during its time. It seems the wealthy owner, self-titled “Prince of Germany”, was simply begging to get caught by displaying his ride in the wrong place at the wrong time. The officers just happened to be driving along Beverly Hills, California in their Smart Fortwo when, lo and behold, there sitting in a no-parking zone was the 617hp supercar dressed up… Continue Reading »

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RENNTech SLR Shows Extreme Performance From Minimal Mods

Some people just have no respect for the Mercedes engineers who spend hundreds, if not thousands, of hours testing and tuning the carmaker’s products for the best performance. And that’s actually a good thing, because if there were no tuners like RENNtech who seek to obtain the ultimate performance from cars they lay their hands on, we wouldn’t be seeing this video. Billed as the world’s fastest Mercedes-powered Mercedes, this video shows a RENNtech-tuned Mercedes SLR McLaren doing a 10.31 in the quarter mile. With a trap speed of 136 mph, it’s pretty quick, considering that the mods done to it consisted only of bolt-ons. Combining a smaller supercharger pulley,… Continue Reading »

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