BRABUS will introduce its new Mercedes-Benz B62-620 Widestar Edition next week at Germany’s Essen Motor Show. Featured is a 5.5-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine with a 620 horsepower instead of the default 544 horsepower. The beast also delivers 605 lb-ft of torque along with a range of luxury features. Included in these luxury features are 23″ alloy wheels, a side skirt, and a running board with LED lighting. Rounding out the suped-up Benz are wider front and back stands.
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Recently put up for sale by Gooding & Company, the ultra-rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy was sold for $4.62 million dollars at an auction, making it the most expensive purchase of its kind. With only 29 versions ever built with an aluminum body, auto insiders assumed that it would go for at least a cool $2 million, but it seems one auto enthusiast was willing to go the extra mile to add this baby to his collection. As one of the most iconic motorcars of all time, it can easily be said that the Alloy Gullwing is the most significant road-going Mercedes-Benz of the post-war era.
Mercedes-Benz once again proves to the world what they are capable of accomplishing with the introduction of the C63 AMG Coupe Black Series. The fourth model to receive the flagship-in-performance “Black” labeling, this newly designed two-door coupe features a 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V8 with 517 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque with a 0-60 mph dash time of 4.2 seconds. It also features the highly acclaimed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission, dramatically enhanced wide-body aerodynamics over the standard C63 AMG, and adjustable coil-over suspension system as standard.
AMG is presenting a new dream-car: the 2012 MY SLS AMG Roadster. This super sports car thrills with a perfect combination of open-top driving pleasure, outstanding driving dynamics and sophisticated lightweight construction. The 2012 SLS AMG Roadster will make its U.S. debut in Fall 2011. The technological highlights of the 2012 SLS AMG Roadster include an aluminum spaceframe body, an AMG 6.3-liter V8 front-mid engine with dry sump lubrication developing a peak output of 563 hp and 479 pound-feet of torque, a seven-speed dual clutch transaxle transmission and a sports suspension with aluminum double wishbones – all of which will raise the pulse of sports car enthusiasts while providing outstanding driving dynamics and driving pleasure. Read the rest of this entry