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Brabus Tuned AMG S63 Cab

BRABUS-850-6.0-Biturbo-Cabrio

Brabus’ most recent creation started as a standard AMG S63 Cabriolet. Now that statement alone should tell you that exciting things are to follow as a standard AMG S63 is already a 577hp monster that’s capable of 0-100km/h sprints in 3.8 seconds. What you see here now is a fully massaged version from the handy folks over at Brabus who have taken a tame beast and unleashed her inner demons.

Brabus is calling this car the 850 6.0 Biturbo Cabrio. The engine has been bored out from 5.5L to 6.0L, and a host of goodies fitted in such as a new crankshaft, forged pistons, connecting rods, cylinder heads, intake module, exhaust system, and turbochargers which bump the final power numbers from 577hp to 838hp. The 850 6.0 Biturbo Cabrio now does a standing sprint to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 217mph. This gives the Brabus the bragging rights of being the fastest convertible on the road.

Bragging rights aside, this Brabus car is not only for the performance oriented, it is also for those who like to have something a little more unique to look at on the road. Thanks to a fully custom carbon fiber aero kit, 21 inch lightweight wheels, and a fully bespoke interior, Brabus has that checked off the list as well.


Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Preview – Mercedes-Benz


Mercedes-Benz is set to unveil several new cars and concepts at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week. The AMG variant of the all new S-Class debuts as the S63 AMG. Fitted with the tried and true 5.5L V8 twin turbo powerplant, the S63 pumps out 577hp and 663 lb-ft of torque. Weighing 250lbs less than its predecessor, the S63 propels itself to 100km/h in 4 seconds flat, thanks to its 4matic drivetrain and MCT sports transmission.

Along with the S63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz is introducing the S500 Plug-in Hybrid, which averages a staggering 3L/100km of consumption. A 107hp electric motor is paired to a new 3.0L V6 Twin Turbo engine with 328hp, bringing total power output of the S500 Hybrid to 436hp, and 0-100km/h sprints of 5.5 seconds. This new V6 engine will also power next year’s C400 model, a direct competitor to BMW’s 335. The biggest difference with the S500 Plug-in Hybrid is the ability to charge by plugging in the vehicle.

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