Looking more like an executive business jet’s cabin than a small earthbound van, Bulgarian tuner Vilner has taken an ordinary Mercdes Vito van and made it truly extraordinary. The understated exterior treatment hints at very little of the transformation wrought by Vilner to the interior of the van. From the outside, the van just sports aftermarket wheels and a subdued presence. Open the sliding door, step inside, and you are transported to a plush luxury interior that you wouldn’t be embarassed to accommodate any VIP or celebrity in. Four ultra-plush seats occupy the cabin, whose headliner and side trim are finished in matching-color Nappa leather, Alcantara and fine wood. Tinted… Continue Reading »
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The German tuner, Prior Design made a kit for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class called PD500. The E-Class body kit was made to look like a fast AMG but it is not. It does not have a V8 engine under the hood, so if you like posing that you have an AMG yet don’t want the speed of it, you may want to go with this kit. Prior Design said the PD500 is only available for export.
Many tuners wish to get their hands on Mercedes AMGs because it is easy to work on since its already beautiful and powerful on its own. German tuner, Vath has chosen the new Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG as the new object of their affection. Vath calls the V8 engine, 6.2L car as the V63 Supercharged Tuning Kit. The car was now supercharged, and then equipped with a stainless steel exhaust, intercooler and a new ECU map. Because of all these, the unit now gives a torque of 840 Nm and 680HP. Aside from that the vehicle springs 0.4 seconds faster than the standard version, doing 0 to 62 mph in 4… Continue Reading »
Bulgarian tuner Vilner, takes the Mercedes G-Class in fairytale land. The press release of Vilner likened the G-Class to the carriage in the Cinderella story. The carriage in the story apparently is full of leather plus Alcantara and chrome. They also added a Ground Zero Sound System so that Cinderella can enjoy music while traveling. The LED lights on the exterior is being likened to fairy dust. According to Vilner, their version of the Mercedes G-Class is a “beautiful fairy tale”.
Launched at the 2011 Essen Show is this McLaren Mercedes by Sievers. Based on the already powerful SLR 722, Sievers has bumped the output of this car to a heady 814 horsepower. And while they were at it, the tuner also found enough weight savings to trim the car down to the 1,500 kilo range. Sievers hasn’t released any numbers but horsepower calculators you’ll find online predict a sub-3.5 second 0-60 mph time. Although these numbers would make you think that this is a race car, it is in fact street legal. The only numbers the chief executive officer would release were the top speed of over 350 kilometers per… Continue Reading »
Premier Mercedes tuner Brabus once again shows why it is one of, if not the top go to company for customizing your Mercedes. Its version of the SLS AMG Roadster typically adds performance and distinctive looks to this open-top supercar. For starters, the V8 is upgraded with a sports exhaust which feature larger quad pipes, as well as a remapped ECU. Together, these mods combine to give the engine a loftier output of 611 horsepower from the stock 571. In addition, Brabus’ Ride Control System allows the driver to select from several damper settings as well as lower the car during high-speed runs. Conversely, a front lift system allows the… Continue Reading »
The German tuner, Wimmer RS mixed and match colors in their new tuning kit for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. And this is not your ordinary vehicle. Under the hood it uses V8 engine that’s 6.2L, which delivers 601 HP and 720 Nm of torque. The already mean machine, has become meaner, thus, Wimmer RS put in a KW coilover suspension, a 19-inch alloy rims and MOV’IT brakes made of ceramics. All that inside the blue and green body, which made the car more interesting and well, made it an eye candy. Wimmer RS’ blue green monster is set to be showcased in Essen.