The Belgian tuning studio Expression Motorsport, a company that offers upgrade programs for literally dozens of Mercedes models from unassuming A-Class (W168) to the extravagant 2002-2011 SLR 230, has released a ghetto-style wide body appearance kit for the 2009 W164 Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG performance SUV. Probably inspired by those aggressive-looking DTM sports cars, the new kit makes the vehicle’s wheel arches even wider and the angry front bumper even more aggressive.
German tuning specialist Inden Design has just revealed its fresh appearance and engine upgrade program for the 2001-2006 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 R230 luxury performance roadster.
Moving with a swiftness of a glacier, major car manufacturing brand gradually start to realize that there is something real behind the success of Tesla’s electric business. While most brands are still trying to increase fuel economy rating by equipping their sports cars with engines the size of a classic Coca-Cola bottle, the Tesla Roadster EVs have been selling like hot pancakes. Well, at least Mercedes-Benz starts to do something about it. Yes, the upcoming 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing supercar will really get an electric drive version. This information was officially confirmed today by the German car manufacturer.
Still saving hard-earned money for that ultra-limited edition Aston Martin One-77 monster of a super-car? Well, then Mercedes-Benz has got a good one to tempt you: its long-awaited 2009 Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss is heading to the production line and, boy oh boy, there will be even fewer of them!
German tuner Mansory has already made quite a splash with its tuning programs for the new Bentley Continental GTC, as well as thanks to its Rolls Royce Phantom Conquistador one-off. This time they reintroduce their weight-saving Renovatio program for the famous Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren supercar that now comes with a two-tone black&white paint job.
Mercedes-Benz is due to start selling the next iteration of its popular CLK coupe-convertible later this year or in the beginning of 2009. So it’s absolutely normal that sales of the current model are starting to stall and the company just have to offer some special edition version of the car to draw some public attention. Here comes the 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK Grand Edition.
The German tuning alpha-dog will soon start selling its Brabus ECO PowerXtra after-market engine control unit for 2006-2008 Mercedes-Benz cars: the ECU.
Right after the vehicle’s debut at the 2008 Auto China motor show in Beijing, the German company lifted the embargo on publication of photos and technical specs of its 2009 Mercedes-Benz GLK compact SUV.
It’s not a major face-lift, though the revised 2009 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class W164 looks much, much better than the outgoing model thanks to just a few touches added skillfully on the front fascia of the mid-size SUV. And it’s way more powerful, too, if you are ready to shell some extra money for the range-topping ML 63 AMG 4Matic trim that comes equipped with a huge 6.3-liter V8 monster of an engine.
The 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS four-door coupe may well be one of the most elegant models on the market, but certain kind of people is not satisfied with its smooth lines and curves. It’s too glamorous for them, I guess.
That’s why they spend a great deal of money to get rid of stock bumpers and other exterior plastic parts and replace them with after-market jobs that, while not necessarily increasing the vehicle’s aerodynamics, still make it, um, special. In a very special meaning of the word.