The Vath Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Sports Forged Wheels and a Supercharger
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is arguably one of the most iconic German super cars currently on the market and even rivals the Porsche 911 Turbo. With the unveiling of the updated SLS AMG “GT” models, the first SLS AMG Roadster models have become less powerful than their new counterparts. The team at Vath Automobiltechnik decided that the currently outdated non-GT models should be available with a vast amount of horsepower, so they developed a new tuning program with a supercharger engine modification, new forged wheels, a tighter chassis, and upgraded aerodynamics.
First, the entire SLS AMG Roadster was given a makeover by Vath because of the higher speeds it would be achieving with the engine upgrades. The team developed new carbon fiber bodywork that generated downforce for better handling and high-speed stability without adding more weight to the super car. The front bumper was given a new spoiler lip to reduce lift at the front axle while a pair of side skirts calms the airflow around the upgraded forged wheels. New brake duct intakes send cool, fresh air into the braking system to remove excess heat buildup and prevent …
Mercedes-benz Gift For Itself On Its 40th Birthday
Mercedes-Benz marked the 40th year of its being an AMG inhauls performance specialist and its being a superlative producer in the auto arena by releasing an elegant version of its F1 safety car – the Black Edition AMG CLK63. The safety car is the European version of what we know as a pace car.
The name, Black, suggests gloom but when it was introduced in New York, it lit up the city.
With no flashing light bars and F1 tape in sight, the street legal sedan looked mean sporting a 500 horses 6.3 liter V8 engine power plant which does 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds with an overall top speed of 300 km/h. Amazing. Isn?t it?
Small yet with a huge fender flare on each of the four sides at top most part of the wheels . That describes the Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG Black Series.
With orange, yellow or purple paint, the CLK Black Series is fitted with several substantial hardware upgrades. Most noticeable are the carbon-fiber fender flares that make room for 19-inch forged aluminum wheels and 265/30R19 Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires at the front and 285/30R19s at the back. …
Interesting Facts About Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz is actually a German manufacturer for high-end cars, buses, trucks and coaches. Ever since the organization was founded in 1886, it’s been a division of the parent company, Daimler AG. Mercedes-Benz is well known because of their quality and sturdiness of their automobiles. The amount of technological and security features that Mercedes brought to the industry is immeasurable and has become a necessary feature in almost all other vehicles. Listed here are some interesting facts about Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz automobiles were first seen in market in 1901 by Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft, a German company. The very first vehicles which bore the Mercedes brand name were produced commercially in 1926 following the merging of two of the largest automobile manufacturers of that time, Karl Benz and also Gottlieb Daimler to create the Daimler Benz Company. Before 1894, Mercedes vehicles took part in the earliest automobile race located in Paris but has completely withdrawn ever since the late 1930 following the Le Mans incident in which a Mercedes vehicle killed around 80 people in the collision. Mercedes returned to the motor sport scene later by taking part in the various racing events including Le Mans, DTM and F1 …
Take a Look at the Mercedes-Benz GLK 350
There are a few cars that tell us in one look that they are average and not the greatest car that we would desire to be viewed driving inside of. But there are other cars that exude an atmosphere of grandeur and the minute you peek at it you recognize it is the vehicle that you have always dreamed of. One of these cars is the new Mercedes-Benz GLK 350.
This is the very first high quality compact crossover SUV that Mercedes has ever made. Though the GLK 350 might be a bit more boxy than what we are used to seeing from them it does not let us down at all. The platform for this SUV was constructed on the standard C-class sedan.
So why did Mercedes choose to build an SUV? “We needed a car like the GLK 350,” sales representative Mark Leonard said. “It’s designed to go head-to-head with the BMW X3 and it is doing a fantastic job.”The SUV was debuted earlier this year and is projected to be a 2010 model version. It has already gathered much media attention because of its peculiar design and the price …