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    • The world's first supercharged Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series debuts at SEMA courtesy of Weistec Engineering

      Well, that was fast wasn't it? The SLS Black Series just hit the streets and yet Weistec Engineering has already managed to supercharge the car. Keep in mind this is a very limited production vehicle so this says quite a bit about Weistec's resources as well as their clientele. The car debuted at SEMA 2013 this past Tuesday at the Optima Batteries booth. Suffice it to say there was quite a large crowd gathered around the car making something as simple as snapping a picture difficult.

      The supercharger was powdercoated red to match the theme going on with the car which is a black/red. This is tied together with the wheels as well. The supercharger is a 3.0 liter twin screw unit similar to what Weistec showed earlier in the year on a standard SLS. Obviously due to the changes in the M159 V8 for the SLS Black Series compared to the standard SLS AMG tuning changes are necessary. It is not as simple as just slapping on a blower from a regular SLS.

      What are the power numbers? We will have to wait and see. The fact that Weistec actually managed to get this car ready for SEMA in less than a couple weeks is surprising in of itself. An update will be posted when the vehicle is dyno'd.

      Congratulations to Weistec for making the tight deadline and for a Mercedes unlike any other at the show. This particular SLS Black Series belongs to BenzBoost member @JRCART. Pictures below.





















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      1. 63Master's Avatar
        63Master -
        That sucks. That cop is pathetic
      1. Fast Lane's Avatar
        Fast Lane -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
        Need more info - what the hell happened ? And who was driving ? Probably lucky no one went to jail ?
        Now why would a respectable AMG tuner reply in a post to these personal questions?

        What a clown!
      1. DavidV's Avatar
        DavidV -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Weistec Click here to enlarge
        Very disappointing for all of us this weekend. The car was a real contender in the Optima Challenge. The Vegas Strip was filled with SEMA cars. We didn't see many obeying the law. As the saying goes, better luck next year!

        Weistec Engineering
        This car looks stunning.
        Congrats to @JRCART.
        Probably the cops wanted their own little showroom to admire the car.
        Kind of flattering they only picked this one out of all the SEMA cars.
        Bummer none the less you could not compete in the Challenge.
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        The car is amazing! Well done Wiestec and JRCART.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Just focus on how awesome the car is people. Not like it won't have more opportunities at events in the future. Some things are simply out of your control.
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Fast Lane Click here to enlarge
        Now why would a respectable AMG tuner reply in a post to these personal questions?

        What a clown!
        Because I have a personal relationship with them, THAT'S WHY.
      1. Fast Lane's Avatar
        Fast Lane -
        I seriously doubt that
      1. klipseracer's Avatar
        klipseracer -
        My wife is getting a benz next. Obviously not this car but we're going with a Mercedes this time for her.

        EDIT: Gotta get her a car before I get my new one. Otherwise her car will turn into my mods.