Let’s face it – tuning is a hit and miss affair, especially with the existence of some companies that have no idea what holdback really means. But with all the tuning companies available around the world, you can be sure the German tuner Brabus will make a tasteful creation.
The new Brabus 800 – not to be confused with the Brabus 800 Widestar based on the AMG G63 SUV – is no exception to this rule. Based on the 2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S, Brabus took the mighty sedan and turned it into an even more powerful, sinister-looking machine that won’t take prisoners.
As the old saying goes, the devil is in the details of the Brabus 800. Dressed in all black, the devilish upgrades on the exterior come from bare carbon fiber aero components, which can be ordered in either a gloss or matte coating. . Brabus of course offers custom alloy wheels that measure up to 21 inches in diameter, accented by red embellishments. Inside, updates include a variety of colors and materials, including wood, alcantara, and real carbon inlays. Delicious.
And yes, at the heart of the Mercedes-AMG E63 S developed by Brabus is a refurbished 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that now develops 788 horsepower (588 kilowatts) and a 737 pound-feet (1,000 Newton-meters). ) heartbreaking. of couple. Sprinting to 62 miles per hour (100 km / h) is possible in exactly 3 seconds, while top speed is electronically limited to 300 km / h.
Brabus combines the mentioned aerodynamic improvements and the massive power increase with improvements in handling thanks to the air suspension. The Brabus Sport unit allows the ride height to be lowered by ten or twenty millimeters (0.4 or 0.8 in), which depends on the driving mode.
Price was not disclosed on the Brabus 800 version, but as with all of Brabus’ creations, don’t expect it to be cheap. What’s good to know is that the Brabus 800 can be ordered as a sedan or as a station wagon, so those who have secured a ticket for the long-roof company can enjoy this German treat.