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Mercedes-Benz W111 Coupe Heart Transplant Boosts Its Power to 360 Hp

A 1970 Mercedes-Benz W111 Coupe received some restoration works and engine upgrades from Mechatronik. With its power boost, the car now has an output of 360 hp. According to Auto Zeitung, Mechatronik is based in Pleidelsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The company specializes in vintage cars and is known for its works with classic Mercedes vehicles. One of its projects involved a 70s W111 Coupe, which was restored to almost its original look when it rolled out from the production plant. Mechatronik was down to the detail on this one, but its mechanics have taken out its 3.5-liter V8 engine to replace it with a 5.5-liter V8 sourced from an SLK55 AMG. During… Continue Reading »

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Prior Design Brings Up the Power of the Mercedes-AMG GT to 650 Hp

The Mercedes-AMG GT is undoubtedly amazing. Although a very different car, it has stood out as a worthy successor to the Mercedes-Benz SLS. But for owners who are looking to squeeze more power and give their AMG GT a customized look, Prior Design just released an aftermarket package for them. Power The highlight of the tuning package is the series of modifications made by the company to the 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine of the car. The base AMG GT trim offers 469 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque in its fresh-from-the-factory form. Bringing it at the mercy of the specialists of Prior Design will bring the power up to a total of… Continue Reading »

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Move Over Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6, Here Comes the Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6×6

Carlex Design just released the images of its new project for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class. The Poland-based tuner is taking a page from the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 playbook in order to transform the premium pickup of the three-pointed star brand into a six-wheeler. The Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6×6 is still a concept, and Carlex Design hasn’t released much information about it yet. However, the company hinted that it will be called the “X-Class Exy 6×6”. The recipient of the overhaul is most likely the Mercedes-Benz X350d 4Matic model of the pickup. It is the most potent version of the X-Class by far with a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel under its hood. The unit is… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz 190E Takes a Mercedes-AMG C63 Engine

The production of the Mercedes-Benz 190E can be traced back to 1982. More than 30 years later, the spotlight over the car seemed to have dimmed until the Frankenstein Benz happened. The Frankenstein Benz is the project of Piper Motorsport that features a Mercedes 190E with the power of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG sedan. The work took five years in the making, which dates back to October 9, 2013. What took them so long? Apparently, putting the drivetrain of the C63 AMG into a 190E is not as easy as it sounds. Piper Motorsport said that the work involves putting the engine, transmission, driveline suspension, brakes, firewall, dash, electronics and floor pan… Continue Reading »

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Hofele Design Becomes a Contractual Partner of Mercedes-Benz

It’s been a while since we last heard from Hofele Design. Recently, the German tuner announced that they have partnered with Mercedes-Benz. According to Hofele, they have become a contractual partner of Daimler AG for its Mercedes passenger cars last January. After seeing the likes of the Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 and Mercedes-Benz G-Class getting upgrades from the tuner, they are now turning their attention towards the saloon models of the German automaker. The new partnership allows them to officially work on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and even the ultra-luxurious Maybach units. As we have witnessed so far, Hofele offers both engine boost and styling enhancements to the autos they get their hands… Continue Reading »

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Brabus 700 Widestar Package for the Mercedes-AMG G63 Released

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class just underwent a facelift for the 2019 model year. That means its range-topping trim, the Mercedes-AMG G63, also received a new look. However, for those who are looking for more ways to make the iconic sport utility vehicle stand out more, Brabus just released its 700 Widestar package for it. The Brabus 700 Widestar package is specially made for the AMG G63. The product includes an exterior body kit that enhances the styling of the high-performance G-Class. It provides engine upgrades for the auto too. The Look Starting on the outside, the Brabus package gives the AMG G63 an extra width of 4 inches, thanks to its extended… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Coupe with Inferno Body Kit Unveiled

Last April, Russian tuner TopCar teased its new tuning package for the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Coupe, which is a part of its Inferno series. During that, the specialist already gave us a glimpse of the crossover’s body kit. Now, we have more information and photos of the vehicle. The final form of the AMG GLC 63 Coupe Inferno shows more than the new large air intakes, aggressive side skirts, boot lid spoiler, custom diffuser, huge wheels and carbon fiber elements previewed by TopCar months ago. The market-ready version of the package gets more carbon fiber parts. Most of which are concentrated at the rear. The hood is also revised with a… Continue Reading »

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