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 »
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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.
A couple of weeks ago, we presented to you Wald’s rendition of the outgoing R230 Mercedes SL. At the ongoing SEMA show, Japanese tuner Wald has on its stand a radically-colored Mercedes with an aesthetic treatment similar to that on the R230 SL. As with the R230 Wald “Black Bison”, this special CLS features a revised front fascia, new skirts and vented fenders. The back end also features rear vents on the lower part of the fenders, a roof and deck spoiler, and a diffuser with oval-tipped staggered tailpipes peeking out from the diffuser area. Complementing the more aggressive aerodynamics are a set of black Forgiato wheels which provide a… Continue Reading »
In a unique collaborative effort, a relatively rare Mclaren SLR has been turned into an awesome street-fighting machine, as if the original were not already hardcore enough. Exotic Boutique, RENNtech, Platinum Motorsport and MACarbon have joined forces to produce an SLR that will make its appearance at the upcoming SEMA show. This is after this special SLR has put words to action after it showed what it can do at a drag strip. The builders added to the already aggressive-looking SLR a Mansory Renovatio body kit with matching 20-inch Agetro M140 monoblock rims. To adjust the stance for particular ride heights, a KW coilover suspension with a hydraulically adjustable height… Continue Reading »
Despite being on the verge of being replaced, tuners continue to craft upgrades for the long-live SL-Class R230. The latest of these tuners to do so is Wald, which, in its typical fashion, has come up with a wild-looking kit for the Mercedes SL. Marketing it as an aerodynamic upgrade, Japanese tuner Wald has installed a replacement front bumper for a more aggressive look, new side skirts and a wide body kit consisting of front fender arches and rear arch extensions that are tied in by the skirts. A rear bumper fascia, diffuser and trunk spoiler make up the rear treatment. The final touch as you come up from behind… Continue Reading »
Despite its German-like name, Hess Motorsports is a US-based car customizing company which has released its take on the E350. Starting with a gloss-painted black body sedan body, Hess added a rear spoiler and applied Llumar black tint to the windows. Continuing with the all-black theme, Hess then replaced the standard wheels with 20-inch NC forged rims with black centers and a polished outer lip. The spoke design allows the brake rotors to show through, while the ride height has been adjusted with Eibach Pro springs to provide just the right clearance between the fenders and the Michelin low-profile PS2s. Taken as a whole, Hess Motorsports has produced a version… Continue Reading »