Oneoffs Exelero

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Maybach SW38

One-offs: Exelero

The 2005

Fulda and Maybach created a

Do you remember the Exelero? We do and still it one of the most outrageous motorcars to emerge from a manufacturer. One was in 2005 using a Maybach 57 as the for a tire testing vehicle for tire manufacturer Fulda. The connection dated back to with Maybach’s SW38 speed streamliner, also for Fulda high speed testing. The sleek SW38 during the war so reprising the exercise Fulda was after a proper to test their new 315/25 road tires at 200+ mph sense to Rene’ Staud. the epic photographer responsible for gorgeous calendar images, Maybach to Fulda and the Exelero was

Transforming a single Maybach 57 into a 217 mph coupe wasn’t within the confines of Maybach’s production facilities so the Germans with Italian special studio, Stola, to create one of the most dramatic “one-offs.” the guidance of Bernd J. Hoffmann, the focused on the new coachwork and interior and Maybach developed the upgraded bits. The twin-turbo V12 was enlarged to 5.9 and upgraded to produce 900 hp, a full 357 hp than a standard 57. After 25 of

careful development the Exelero was to a stunned motoring community in 2005.

Maybach SW38

Batman would be envious of the black 900 hp Exelero. Stola an unforgettable design with wind tunnel figures and 900 hp.

the massive PR that would be for both for Maybach and Fulda was a mission to be accomplished – tire at sustained speeds of over 200 The new Exelero was secretly sent off to around the vast expanse of Italy’s Nardo Motordrome journeyman driver and ex-F1 Klaus Ludwig at the wheel. guided the 5,300 lb beast to an top speed of 351.45 km/hr or a hair below 218 mph on Fulda’s new profile performance street

This success and the resulting PR forced Maybach to repeatedly entreaties to sell the car and politely demands to place the car in limited And so the 218 mph creation remains a spectacular that your author was and remains the ultimate Pebble week mount that render any an all other contenders mundane. What do you think?

Klaus Ludwig looks to have kept the amazing off the armco barriers during speed runs in Nardo, Top speed? About 218 mph. we love the Exelero.

Maybach SW38
Maybach SW38
Maybach SW38


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