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Vath Releases Its New Tuning Kit for the Mercedes GLA200

The popular aftermarket tuning firm Vath recently revealed its new package for the smallest SUV of Mercedes-Benz. The specific model that benefits from its latest tuning kit is the Mercedes GLA200. The package focuses on giving the engine of the compact SUV a subtle boost in power. Then, it comes with a couple of performance enhancements. Going under the hood of the Mercedes GLA 200, Vath offers its 1.6-liter turbocharged petrol-powered engine some extra kicks through some tinkering with its ECU. From the original 154 hp and 250 Nm of torque of the SUV, it is raised to 181 hp and 310 Nm of torque. This will cost customers 1,050 euros… Continue Reading »

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Vath Gives the Mercedes C-Class Estate a Mild Upgrade

The aftermarket tuner Vath introduced a new package for the Mercedes C-Class Estate just a few days ago. The chosen model was the C180. The kit contained various power and performance upgrades for the car. However, the changes in the car were only subtle, retaining many of the traits that defined the C180. The main feature of the tuning package was the configuration in the engine of the C-Class. Vath made a little tinkering with the 1.6-liter turbocharged power unit of the car to bring its output from 156 hp to 192 hp. The torque was raised from 250 Nm to 300 Nm too. Overall, the updates raised the maximum speed… Continue Reading »

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Posaidon Unleashes the Beast Within the Mercedes G63 AMG

The Mercedes G63 AMG is already powerful in its straight-from-the-factory form. However, Posaidon released a tuning kit for the vehicle for those who want more out of it. The package offered by Posaidon for the G63 AMG consists of a series of mechanical upgrades that could awaken the inner potentials of the beast within the auto. The Engine Upgrades The Posaidon kit centers on the 5.5-liter biturbo V8 engine of the G-Class AMG. Basically, it transforms the standard 544 hp and 760 Nm torque of the vehicle to 830 hp and 1350 Nm torque. The enhancement allows it to increase its zero to 100 km/h acceleration from the original 5.4 seconds to a mere… Continue Reading »

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Carlsson Mercedes C25 Super GT Final Edition is Ready for Geneva

In 2010, Carlsson unveiled a project involving the Mercedes-Benz SL. The tuner called it the C25 Super GT edition. Fast-forward to the present, the specialists of the tuning firm are releasing the final version of the car for the coming Geneva Motor Show. They christened it as the Mercedes C25 Super GT Final Edition. Body is Entirely Made of Carbon Fiber Materials Based from the press release of the company, the key modification in the last edition of the C25 Super GT can be found on its body. Basically, its whole body was entirely replaced by carbon fiber components. Thus, it was able to shed off around 160 kg on its… Continue Reading »

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Hartmann Upgrades a Mercedes Vito

The aftermarket tuning firm Hartmann recently released details about its new project involving the Mercedes-Benz Vito. Based from the information the tuner provided, the van was fitted with some styling enhancements as well as an engine upgrade. The Power Improvement The model that Hartmann chose for its new work was the Mercedes Vito 119 CDi Tourer. Going under the hood, the engine of the variant initially offered 190 hp and 440 Nm of torque. However, the tuning firm electronically tweaked it to achieve up to 224 hp and 505 Nm of torque. Body Upgrades Going to the body of the Mercedes Vito, among the noticeable upgrades that the tuning company did to it was the… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Prombon Black Shark is a War Machine

Dartz Motoz Company is known for its notoriety in taking to the extreme any vehicle that hit its tuning shop. Recently, it unveiled the Prombon Black Shark, which uses the platform of the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. The Black Shark got its name from a Russian attack helicopter. The SUV was taken to another level by fitting it with massive armoring, very powerful engine, and military-grade technology. Level of Armoring The armor of the vehicle is made from standard bulletproof materials with a B7 ballistic protection level. That means it can withstand a shot even from an armor-piercing 7.62x51mm ammunition or 7.62x54R ammunition used in a Dragunov SVD rifle and PKM/PKP  machine guns. The mix of Kevlar… Continue Reading »

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ECU Tune Gives E63 AMG A Healthy Horsepower Bump

Even with the current crop of high performance AMG variants, it seems inevitable that even owners of these cars will look for additional performance. Ever since Mercedes-Benz took AMG into its corporate wing, the company has shed its staid image, to the point that today, Mercedes AMG variants have a following as rabid as those of M-badged cars from BMW. One owner who took the big risk of voiding his warranty has reported an outstanding result from an ECU tune. Unlike the early days of tuning engine control units, there are now a number of reliable vendors who have done the necessary R&D and real-world testing to produce tunes that… Continue Reading »

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