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      Published on 03-11-2011 04:22 PM
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      The C63 in this video belongs to BenzBoost.com member Dodger63. For any who has doubted the performance numbers coming from this C63, this video should provide a very strong reality check confirming the C63 in the video is indeed a strong 10 second car. Modifications are as follows: MHP V4 tune, MHP headers, MHP race exhaust, Carbonio intake, Evo rotors, Braille battery, Sparco seat, and there was a passenger. Vid speaks for itself, check it out below. ...
      Published on 03-10-2011 07:43 AM
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      Mercedes has expanded their AMG Academy program to include... yes, the SLS AMG GT3 racecar. They actually have several programs based around the real thing. There are four levels to the program: GT3 Experience, GT3 Warm-Up, GT3 Training, and GT3 Competition. The first level of just experiencing the race car starts at 1,500 Euro. The courses then progress until actual racing competition with 10 other participants. This will take place in 2012 and is only available in Germany unlike the other AMG Academy programs which are available in the US. We have detailed the packages below and are accepting donations: ...
      Published on 03-09-2011 06:08 AM
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      Warning: This dyno is a very low reading dyno. Most C63's with the P31 package dyno around 420whp stock on a dyno jet. Stock the car ranged from 378-394whp. Tuned it ranged from 417-427whp So that is a gain of 33whp and 32trq. Very solid numbers. I was not expecting these results at all as I have heard you could not gain much out of a tune on the P31. So thanks to Jeremy at OE Tuning! ...
      Published on 03-08-2011 12:22 AM
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      We have all seen the black series in testing and every indication is that it will be coming. Our designer Wild-Speed gave us his take on the upcoming black series which we certainly do like. He did both the front and back to give a complete view. The rear in particular being a aggressive with the diffuser and quad AMG-style pipes. The question becomes, will this get the 5.5 liter twin turbo motor or a higher tuned version of the 6.2 liter M156 V8? If it does get the 5.5 liter turbo V8 as has been reported, game over. ...
      Published on 03-06-2011 07:17 PM
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      The C63 AMG coupe specs have been leaked online and it will retain the M156 V8 from the sedan as we reported earlier. The information was posted in the Mercedes system in the Netherlands and somehow leaked out which we don't mind. The drivetrain and other specifications will pretty much mirror the sedan which leads us to believe we will also see a P31 package for the coupe. Full specs are below: ...
      Published on 03-06-2011 03:25 AM
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      Now this is what we call art. This suspended vehicle display, called View Suspended II, has been unveiled at the Mercedes-Benz World located in Surrey, UK. A Dutch artist by the name of Paul Veroude put it together, no small feat considering the over 3200 parts that hang individually. If you have ever wanted to see just how many things go into an F1 car, here you are. Obviously even high resolution photos do not do this display proper justice. ...
      Published on 03-04-2011 05:00 AM
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      SpeedDriven has released their Mercedes 600 V12 twin turbo upgrade package. This offers 750+ horsepower on 91 octane and takes cars on 93+ to over 800 horsepower. The 93 octane settings offer up almost 940 pound-feet of torque, yes, whoa. The package features a set of their upgraded billet turbos, top-mounted water to air intercoolers, air intakes, and of course their tune. Check out the dyno and pictures below although based on the 611 whp peak of the dyno their crank horsepower claims seem to be a bit exaggerated. ...
      Published on 03-03-2011 05:00 AM
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      Renntech has released their add-on spoiler for the R230 Mercedes SL. The image shown here is of the prototype, the finished product will be a Pre-Preg carbon fiber piece. Renntech states that Pre-Preg is the highest quality carbon fiber production process. We do not know if this is true or not but do not doubt them. This spoiler will fit all R230 SL's from 2003-2011 and production starts in 6 weeks. ...
      Published on 03-02-2011 07:05 PM
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      Here we have a great video comparison of a stock C63 and a stock P31 C63 running each other. Both cars are 100% stock on 91 pump gas. Later on in the video, the stock C63 runs a tune by OE Tuning which the outcome has both cars equal. This goes to show that a P31 car is as fast a standard C63 with tune making for an impressive factory package. ...
      Published on 03-02-2011 05:13 PM
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      Carlsson has taken an SL65 AMG and modified it extensively. The main difference here is the carbon roof which lightens the car tremendously by ditching the folding hard top and associated motors. Carlsson says this is going to be an extremely rare vehicle with only one sold per country which is kind of odd. Yes, it's nice, but it still is just a modified SL. Only 25 will be produced so looks like only 25 countries are getting these. At 430,000 Euros a pop that is probably a good thing. ...
      Published on 03-02-2011 05:00 AM
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      Mansory kits are usually pretty overdone and pretty overpriced but we can live with this one. The reason being that it is functional and the function it serves is to lower the weight of the car by almost 200 pounds. The carbon pieces don't just stop at the exterior with the engine bay and the interior also getting the carbon treatment. How much for the kit, wheels, and interior? Pricing has not been announced, which is a good thing as we don't want to cry about not being able to afford it. ...
      Published on 03-01-2011 04:11 PM
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      Brabus has once again pulled off what few others, if anyone else, could. They unveilved a twin turbo SLS they built at Geneva. This is not a motor swap but a twin turbo setup on the M156 V8 with compression dropped down to 9.0:1 with forged pistons/internals. Custom manifolds feed two turbos they somehow got to fit neatly. Torque is raised up to 626 pound-feet which is far beyond the torque limits in the factory transmission. This does use the DCT transmission so how they did this is beyond us as our tuners tell us no one has been able to exceed these limits. It seems Brabus has made the impossible, possible. ...
      Published on 03-01-2011 11:32 AM
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      This is the type of thing Brabus does best. Do an awesome motor swap and make it look like it was from the factory. The 800 Widestar is the newest Brabus G and the most powerful Mercedes SUV they have built. Yes, 800 is for 800 horsepower. This improves upon the previous ~700 horsepower in their V12 S G-wagon. Displacement of the V12 twin turbo taken from the S600 is increased from 5.5 liters to 6.3 with a custom crank and internals. The heads are also worked over to improve flow. ...
      Published on 02-28-2011 03:54 PM
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      The guys over at Carscoop rendered the upcoming black series C coupe. We like what they did with the aggressive fenders which are a hallmark of the black series models but the front just does not seem aggressive enough. They also believe the coupe will get the naturally aspirated M156 V8 with 457 horsepower just like the sedan. We have our fingers crossed it gets the 5.5 liter twin turbo V8 to blow the competition very, very far away. ...
      Published on 02-27-2011 11:57 PM
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      Congratulations to OE Tuning! The OE Tuning C63 set record times today at the Sacremento Drag strip. With only a tune and full exhaust including headers on pump gas (with drag radials) the car ran 11.15@125 with a 1.763 60 foot. A 60-130 time was run as well which is a new record time for the Stage 2 OE Tuning car at 8.19. Simply fantastic results and 10's are within reach with a better 60 foot. This setup is exactly how the car is driven daily, without the Nitto NT555R drag radials of course. ...

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