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Piecha’s Final Performance RS Edition for Mercedes SLK Introduced

There are so many aftermarket designers that create specilized bodykits and modification that a normal person can’t even keep up. We have written about a couple them already and here’s another – Piecha Design. They use the R171 Final Performance RS edition name that is focused on the exterior, interior and engine of the Mercedes-Benz SLK. The “final edition series” kit is suitable for those that have not been face-lifted and the face-lifted models and the AMG. The package includes front apron with LED daytime running lights, front lid aluminum aerowings, special wind deflector, side-skirts with air intakes, rear bumper cum diffuser and a rear spoiler lip – all for… Continue Reading »

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Renntech C74 Fitted with Akrapovic Exhaust for C63 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is a great car and RENNtech, an American aftermarket specialist, has come up last month with an equally great modification kit – the ‘C74′. A new exhaust from Akrapovic has a video presentation that shows the potential of their creation that has a 43 pound/19.5kg reduction in weight. The titanium Akrapovic exhaust of the Power War fighter gives a torque output of 12HP and 16lb-ft/21.7Nm to boost! The modifications with the new exhaust included in the C74 pack are Full Carbon Fiber Widebody Kit, Front Splitter, Rear Spoiler, and Rear Diffuser integrated Exhaust Tips. It also has Nitto INVO Performance Tires, 275 / 30 / CR… Continue Reading »

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MEC Design tunes the new Mercedes-Benz SLS

German tuning company MEC Design has released a some illustrations showing just how the SLS might look once they’ve got their hands on one. MEC Design is known for their extreme tuning, which is evident in these computer illustrations. The first study shows the SLS AMG from the front. The Mercedes Benz star has moved from the front to make space and now sits above the grill and is very reminiscent of the SLR McLaren which it is replacing. It features a new front bumper which has an extremely deep mesh grill as well as curved side air inlets. The side skirts have been deepened and now feature the MEC… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Bodykit from MEC Design

The MEC Design S-Class bodykit is a 2face system which allows the customer the choice of having the front bumper with driving lights and fog lights or with just mesh. At the rear you have the choice between having the sporty looking diffusor or to go with the more refined elegant diffusor. The side skirts are available with or without LED lighting (5 per side) which is linked up to the internal lighting. The spoiler on the rear trunk lid rounds off the rear end nicely. Overall, the MEC Design team has done a superb job of transforming the S-Class into more sporty and agile looking vehicle, without looking too… Continue Reading »

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FAB Design tunes the Mercedes-Benz SLR

We’re always happy to see companies come up with ways to tune a particular Mercedes-Benz vehicle, even though, it’s pretty tough sometimes, especially on the SLR. FAB Design is the latest contender to try and tune the outgoing SLR. As you can see in the gallery below, they did their best to put in some of their own flare and make it unique. That actually might be the problem, they tried too hard, making the car look a bit weird. Everything is a bit over the top, from the front bumpers and rear fenders, to the humongous rear spoiler. Nevertheless, we give them points for effort, but no points for… Continue Reading »

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Brabus showcases tuning kit for the New 2010 Mercedes E-Class

Concurrent with the market launch of the new Mercedes E-Class of the W 212 model series, BRABUS presents an exclusive tuning program for the new sedan. Highlights in the product lineup are the BRABUS 6.1 displacement engine with 462 hp (456 bhp) / 340 kW for the E 500 (E550 in the US), a sporty yet elegant aerodynamic-enhancement program, light-alloy wheels with diameters of up to 20 inches, matching suspension solutions, a high-performance brake system and exclusive interior upgrades. Check out the entire gallery

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ASMA tries to tune the Mercedes SLR

You probably remember the ASMA tuned M-Class that looks like a hungry shark in some form or another. The guys are back and have created another creature that we should not mess with, literary. I actually asked myself if their goal is to make the cars uglier instead of improving them. They should take a look at what tuners like RENNtech and BRABUS are doing. The guys definitely have lots to learn from the top players in the Mercedes tuning industry, but if they continue like this, they will soon find themselves tuning ricers. They did manage to increase the horsepower to 700, but honestly, who cares when it looks… Continue Reading »

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