Brabus GmbH

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Mercedes-Benz SL 320 224hp R129

Brabus GmbH, Germany

Customers in over 100 countries for 30 years

One year after its in 1977, Brabus began its activities. Its services include engine power, modification of the braking and exhaust systems, sporty spoilers and wheels as as luxurious interior elements.

Heritage — The following models debuted at the Paris Show in 2000: the C V8 (5.8-liter 400 hp; 294 0-100 km/h in 4.9 s) and Smart (turbo 599-ccm 70 hp; 150 km/h; km/h in 16.9 s); at Essen in the S 400 CDI (D 4.0-liter 290 hp; 205 km/h; 0-100 in 6.5 s), SLK 3.8 S (3.8-liter 300 hp; 258 km/h; 0-100 in 6.1 s), CLV12 (6.7-liter 450 hp V12; 305 0-100 km/h in 5.5 s) and CL 5.8 (5.7-liter hp V8); in Geneva in 2001: Wide Star (599-ccm 70 C Sport coupe (2.0-liter 186 hp; 245 0-100 km/h in 8.3 s; CDI 2.2-liter 165 New additions in 2001 included: the C T (CDI 2.2-liter 165 hp; CDI 2.7-liter 205 hp. 238 0-100 km/h in 8.5 s; 2.0-liter 186 hp, 241 0-100 km/h in 8.9 s; 3.8-liter 300 hp, 259 0-100 km/h in 7.2 s), the new S 400 CDI (the diesel sedan in the world; 330 hp; 265 km/h; 0-100 km/h in 6.5 s). The models premiered at the 2001 Motor Show: the SL (5.0-liter 336 hp; 400 hp or 6.1 — liter 426 hp), C V8 (6.1 -liter 426 hp; 301 km/h, km/h in 4.5 s), SLK 32 (3.6-liter 404 hp; 290 km/h; km/h in 4.8 s), C 32 (3.6-liter 404 hp) and S 6.7 V12 Business-Limousine (a limousine stretched by 50 cm with a 450 hp engine); and in Essen in 2002; the (1.6-liter 104 hp; 2.2-liter 155 hp). New in Geneva in 2002 included: the new E 280 hp V8, 6.1-liter 426 hp; 303 km/h; 0-100 in 5.1 s, CDI 2.7-liter 215 hp.235 km/h. 8.0 s), (5.5-liter 530 hp; 300 km/h; 0-100 in 4.5 s), ML 6.1 (6.1-liter 426 hp),S 6.7S 475 hp), CL 6.7S (6.7-liter 475 Moreover, in 2002 new presentations place for: the new CLK (6.1 426 hp. 305 km/h, 0-100 km/h in 4.7 s; 300 hp; CDI 2.7-liter 205 hp; 3.8-liter 300 hp; 6.1-liter 426 hp. 305 0-100 km/h in 4.7 s). and in Essen in for: the E-V12 (6.3-liter 640 hp 340 km/h. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 s), S 600 560 hp V12, 310 km/h, 0-100 in 4.6 s), CL 500/CL 600 (5.5-liter 560 hp, 320 km/h. km/h in 4.5 s; V8 336 HP; 6.1 -liter 426 hp). premieres: in 2003 — the new E- wagon T (3.8-liter 224 hp V6, 249 km/h, km/h in 7.9 s; CDI 3.2-liter 250 hp, 242 km/h, km/h in 7.7 s), SV12 Biturbo (SL with a 6.3-liter 640 hp V12,310 0-100 km/h in 4.3 s), the new CLK Cabriolet — liter 426 hp V8, 300 km/h, km/h in 4.7 s), S 600 V12 Biturbo (6.3-liter 640 hp 320 km/h, 0-100

km/h in 4.3 s); Frankfurt/Main 2003 CLK K8 (5.5-liter 550 hp V8,325 km/h, km/h in 4.1 s), Smart Roadster-Coupe V6 (1.4-liter 170 hp, 220 km/h, 0-100 in 5.9 s).

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E500 Limited 6.0 Brabus

What could you back in when wanted a car with A lot of There were the usual buy a Porsche, something Italian or an Martin. What could you do in when you wanted a lot of power and full seats? Take a S-Class or a BMW 6- or 7-Series. However, are situations where even an looks out of place, when you the power of a sports car with the of a very, very normal Mercedes has long offered ‘stealth power’, like the 300SEL 6.3 and 1975 450SEL 6.9 they look like and butter Benzes but behave they are on steroids. The W124 E-Class is not known for flamboyancy, but the M1 19 5.0-litre V8 made it a classic machine. Indeed very differentiated it from the stock W wider wheelarches, a slight and a different front skirt integrated fog lights were to make a fuss about.

such a sleeper Mercedes to Bernard Marijanovic. He entered the of Mercedes with a crashed 2.3-16 offered by a friend. friend worked in a Mercedes body shop and wanted to rebuild the car, but after a year Bernard still saw no Despite barely knowing one end of a from the other he decided lie had to himself. Assisting at a friend’s shop gave him valuable and facilities, and finally, with the of friends, the car was driving again. was pleased, but not for long. The engine was not properly. He asked around for and every idea was expensive. a glance to his wallet, Bernard to jump in at the deep end and find the himself. He found a tiny at one of the spark plug holders, a easy and cheap repair could have cost him of pounds to find through charges. This success him confidence. Now Bernard had no fear of on cars and he gave himself an greater challenge a 190E2.5-16 an Evo II engine. Finally Bernard’s saw him helping a motorsport company a competition 190 Evo raced by Ellen

Mercedes-Benz SL 320 224hp R129

TO THE NEXT LEVEL After a of years playing with the 16- engines our (now) expert for a little more. He wanted a V8 and purchased and renovated a 500F. Bernard threw himself the project, another new field of mechanicals, and taught himself A number of modifications took his to another level. The rear were widened in steel, a set of Brabus wheels was fitted, the was modified, a GT3 brake kit with discs was added, and a new paint job and a new set of windows made the car look new. Bernard was happy and the car.

His 500E’s excellent condition many admirers, including a who wanted one for himself so asked to help source a car, he was now something of an expert. After months of searching, a Brabus of the E500 turned up in the Netherlands. E500 Limited Brabus 6.0 was and Bernard strongly suggested his should buy it. However, his friend a five-litre car, not the six-litre — but Bernard was tempted. He it some thought and a deal was His friend took his 500E and replaced it with the Brabus Now while the Mercedes 500E/E500 is a car with only 10,479 (including the pre production cars and the E60 AMG ), had just bought himself even rarer, one of the 500 examples as Limited E500s. They on the same mechanicals as the E500 but a number of visual tweaks. there are only a few Limited — 500 examples were — Bernard’s is even special. It was converted by Brabus new. The most important of the Brabus conversion is the engine. The five-litre, 32-valve V8 was modified to 402bhp

from six litres of the original 322bhp. Modifications a special crank, pistons, valves and optimised cylinderheads. A rear axle means a maximum speed, displayed on the (186mph) speedometer. A special oil system with thermostatic from 80C onward was also developed for the modified engines. even more power? fitted a handful of cars a modified 7.3-litre V12 spitting out and capable of reaching 307 km/h mph), depending on the rear — this was the Brabus E 7.3 However Bernard was perfectly with ‘just’ six litres to with. But despite going a rare car to a very rare this was not exclusive enough for him and he to modify his Brabus 6.0 even The original exhaust went and was by a stainless steel one with two racing cats as well as the dampener originally produced for a W140 with a 7.3-litre The brakes were boosted the Movit brake kit, a adaptation produced especially for car — 396mm discs and billet calipers at the front and discs with four-pot at the rear. The original handbrake was and a set of steel flex lines for security.


The car wears a set of three-part, split rim, wheels. Unfortunately, the 20-inch (originally for the S-Class) were available as 9.5×20-inchers. Because was adamant the body of the car had to stay he had to modify the wheels, finally 9×20-inch wheels at the front and wheels at the rear. All these had to work without changing the and the Brabus sports chassis. means four passengers and a full of luggage can still be without any scraping. The rear was modified to allow a top speed of than 290km/h (180mph) hence the 300km/h speedometer. claims his car is a relaxing drive over 250km/h (155mph). The exterior and interior remained to underline the rarity of his Limited — he just added a set of illuminated stainless steel protectors. As is always the case, if you modifying a car you will find it to stop! A Brabus 6.5- V8 engine with even power is to be fitted in the near and dark tinted windows are planned. However, although the car be nearing completion, others Bernard busy. There’s E500, an R129 Brabus V12 and a W140 S600L that is to be fitted with a 7.3-litre V12. He’s got the bug! is seemingly only happy plenty of power surrounding His passion for V8s and V12s led to him opening a WHO discussion forum, as well as him to start his own business specialising in the and the V8 and V12 engined W140s. It seems you can go a way with Mercedes enthusiasm. ME

Mercedes-Benz SL 320 224hp R129
Mercedes-Benz SL 320 224hp R129
Mercedes-Benz SL 320 224hp R129
Mercedes-Benz SL 320 224hp R129

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