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Mercedes-Maybach S650 Receives a Near-900 HP Boost from Brabus

The Mercedes-Maybach S650 is a car fit for a statesman. It is more opulent than the standard Mercedes and its power is comparable to AMG cars. Once again seeing more room for improvement in the already ultra-luxurious features of the auto, Brabus gave it more power and cosmetic upgrades. Starting in the engine department, the stock Maybach S650 is already capable of producing 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque coming from its 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12. But now, thanks to the German aftermarket tuner’s new and bigger turbochargers, second intercooler, and cylinders bored out to 6.3 liters, the numbers are raised to 887 hp and 1,106 lb-ft of torque. The… Continue Reading »

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Mansory Mercedes-AMG G63 Gets Near 900 HP and New Flair

The UAE is almost home to the brave and the bold tuners of the G-Class. Recently, Mansory unveiled an amped version of the Mercedes-AMG G63 with a custom look. Called the “Mansory Mercedes G P900 Special Edition UAE”, the iconic G-Class sports a purple paint in front that transitions into black going to the rear. The gradient color is complemented with new carbon fiber exterior accessories. The custom parts include a new spare wheel cover with a map of UAE, hood with vents, front grille, spoilers, rear roof wing, and turbine-inspired wheels. Meanwhile, going inside reveals an all-yellow upholstery except for the purple leather-clad front passenger seat that seems to… Continue Reading »

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Manhart Turns the Mercedes-AMG C63 S Estate Into a 700 HP Rocket

The days of the V8 engines are numbered as Mercedes-Benz is hounded by supply chain issues. To give the powertrain a proper send-off, Manhart just unveiled a new tuning project for the soon-to-be phased-out eight-cylinder-bearing Mercedes-AMG C63 S Estate. The new tuning package of the company turns the AMG C63 S Estate into the “Manhart CR 700 Wagon”. Through an aftermarket turbo performance kit, turbo modifications, new carbon air intake, intercooler enhancement, and ECU remapping, the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 of the car is boosted to 712 hp with 679 lb-ft of torque. That’s a ginormous 202 hp and 163 lb-ft increase from the stock configuration of its power unit. Partnering… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG CLS Shooting Brake Gets 732 HP and Cosmetic Updates

Wagons may have lost their appeal to the young generation of car enthusiasts but this tuned Mercedes-AMG CLS 63 S Shooting Brake may bring some of them back to the fold. Recently, German tuning specialist Pogea Racing turned one of these rare goodies to produce more power to let it shoot over 200 mph with relative ease. The CLS no longer has a Shooting Brake variant for the current year because of the declining demand overseas in its last-generation model. Previously, the car delivered 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque coming from its 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine. Those numbers alone are pretty impressive but the founder of Pogea Racing… Continue Reading »

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G-Power Tunes the BMW X5 M Competition and Mercedes-AMG G63 to 800 HP

On their own, the BMW X5 M Competition and Mercedes-AMG G63 are packing a lot of power under their hood. Seeing some room for further improvement in the SUVs from rivaling brands, G-Power injected a couple of upgrades for them to bring their output up while giving them a fresher look with their new set of wheels. The tuning package named GX5M for the X5 M and GP 63 Bi-Turbo for the G 63 AMG offers three selection of tuning upgrades, which are as follows: 1st Stage The GP-700 kit turns the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 of the Bimmer and the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V6 of the Merc into 700 hp. The… Continue Reading »

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BMW Drift Wagon Takes a Mercedes Turbodiesel Engine

Most times, we only see Mercedes-Benz and BMW together here at BenzInsider when they are going head-to-head on the race track or we are doing a comparison between their competing models in the market. They are not exactly friends and they are locked in a seemingly perpetual battle over which is the number 1 luxury car brand in the market every year. Recently, professional drift driver Dylan Hughes has put aside the BMW-Mercedes rivalry for a new project. His work involves getting a BMW E46 wagon and transplanting it with a Mercedes-Benz OM606 turbodiesel engine. The end result is a drift car with the looks and aero of BMW but… Continue Reading »

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The New Brabus Mercedes-Maybach GLS SUV is Worth Four AMG GT Sports Cars

If you got €423,066.22 or $488,412 to blow this Christmas, better add the new Brabus Mercedes-Maybach GLS SUV to your wishlist now. That’s about the price of three new stock Mercedes-Maybach GLS SUVs or four new Mercedes-AMG GT sports cars already, but if you want ultra-luxury and power in the same vehicle, you will probably have the bang for your buck on this one. Brabus refers to this one as a “refined luxury supercar”, because why not? It has the opulence of Maybach and the power of a range-topping AMG. Thanks to the Brabus 800 tuning kit that includes a plug-and-play control module and twin-turbo upgrades, the Maybach GLS here… Continue Reading »

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