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      Published on 04-18-2011 07:04 AM
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      Well, we knew sooner or later the E-class would get the new twin turbo M157 V8 motor. Seems Mercedes went with sooner as in the next few months the E63 will dropping the M156 naturally aspirated V8 for the twin turbo motor. The performance package will be available for the E63 as well boosting the turbo motor from 518 horsepower to around 550. ...
      Published on 04-18-2011 04:10 AM
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      There is classy modification and then there is... this. This "Mercedes" is for sale on Ebay apparentl, and we were just amazed that someone subjected this poor car to these tasteless modifications leading to a very confused vehicle. Audi style headlights? Lamborghini style doors? SLR style rims? A Ferrari license plate frame? It's painful to see. ...
      Published on 04-17-2011 08:24 PM
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      The Mclaren team continues its strong showing this season, winning the Shanghai Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton finished in first after starting in 3rd place. Teammate Jenson Button started in second and finished fourth. The Mercedes-Petronas team had its best result of the season with Nico Rosberg finishing in 5th place and Michael Schumacher in 8th. The next race is the Turkish Grand Prix on May 8th. ...
      Published on 04-15-2011 05:02 PM
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      One of the largest auto blogs on the net, Jalopnik, has been monitoring our story with Evosport. Things have gotten very heated as of late when Evosport had their attorney, Todd Serota, threaten my father as well as myself with legal action. BenzBoost was given a deadline and told to pull down the articles, looks like we missed it. ...
      Published on 04-15-2011 12:06 AM
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      Here are the preliminary results for JRCART's CLK63 Black Series running the Weistec supercharger. The car has the Weistec race supercharger package which includes the Weistec heads, cams, and fuel system including larger injectors. The car ran 14.5 psi of boost on stock internals which is incredible really. That is a lot of boost for the stock internals to handle. The tires were slipping on the dyno due to the power which can be seen in the graph so these are just preliminary results. They will be trying again with new rubber in the next few days and likely hitting the 7XX whp range. ...
      Published on 04-13-2011 06:57 PM
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      Here is our take on the upcoming AMG SLK with the help of our graphic design artist Wild-Speed. We all know an AMG SLK is coming as it has been testing. What we do not know is what motor it will have as there have been many rumors ranging from the M157 twin turbo V8 to a special naturally aspirated 5.5 liter V8. We also don't know if it will have the SLK55 or SLK63 designation but we are leaning toward it keeping the SLK55 name at the moment. Enjoy the renderings! ...
      Published on 04-13-2011 05:24 PM
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      Prior Design in Germany has opened North American offices and with it they have announced their R230 widebody kit for US customers. This is probably the best looking widebody we have seen looking aggressive without going overboard. It is available for all R230 SL models and will update any SL to the facelift headlights. We are waiting on pricing details and will update this post when we receive them. For now, enjoy the pictures and contact the USA office here if interested: priordesignusa@gmail.com. ...
      Published on 04-12-2011 10:24 PM
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      German tuner Wheelsandmore has tackled the new CLS63 AMG. We are a bit disappointed with their results though, only 580 horsepower? This doesn't even really improve much upon the performance pack offered for the M157 twin turbo V8 from Mercedes. The base car offers 518 horsepower and the Performance Package 549 so, kind of a weak showing from Wheelsandmore. ...
      Published on 04-12-2011 03:52 PM
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      We would like to welcome our newest supporting vendor, Eurocharged. Many of you are already familiar with Eurocharged who provides a variety of performance/tuning products for European cars. They have a strong presence in the Mercedes sector. Eurocharged opened in 2009 absorbing LET Motosports and they are located in Texas. For Mercedes, BMW, or Audi performance products don't hesitate to check out www.eurocharged.com or contact Jake@Eurocharged.com. On behalf of BenzBoost, welcome! ...
      Published on 04-11-2011 04:00 AM
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      Most of you saw that Benzboost broke the story last week on Evosport's debt and failure to deliver parts to customers. We quoted this debt as in the hundreds of thousands but now have exact up to date figures that were released by Evosport themselves. Where and why would they reveal these figures? They revealed the details in documents seeking investment from a select, hand picked group of customers in order to get money they need flowing in. ...
      Published on 04-10-2011 03:44 PM
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      Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher finished the Malaysian GP in 12th and 9th place respectively. The struggles for the Petronas team continue in 2011 but the Mclaren-Mercedes team finished has a 2nd place finish thanks to Jenson Button. Both Petronas cars ran without issue and Schumacher scored the first points for his team this season. Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took the victory, his 2nd having won the first two races this season. ...
      Published on 04-09-2011 07:34 PM
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      EDO Competition has create the Black Arrow SLR which gets its name from the flat black paint it wears. The motor has been modified to put out 722 horsepower with a new pulley, tune, exhaust, headers, intake, and high flow cats. The gains are not supported by any dyno or performance figures. Really, this is just a bolt on SLR with flat black paint and some interior mods. We could do without the huge 722 graphics. ...
      Published on 04-08-2011 01:42 PM
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      The previous C63 Black Series spyphotos we showed you last month were of the sedan. This brought into question if they were focusing on the sedan or if the coupe had been abandoned. It is quite clear now Mercedes is working on Black Series versions of both. Photographers did look under the hood and it seems the 571 horsepower performance package version of the M157 twin turbo 5.5 liter V8 may make it to production. If so, game over, we bow in respect, and sign us up. ...
      Published on 04-07-2011 05:29 PM
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      USA Today has revealed a sneak peak of the Mercedes A-Class. If this is in fact the actual design, it is very aggressive and modern for what is an entry level Mercedes. The "Concept A" as this is referred to, will be unveiled at the Shanghai auto show. It features the new turbocharged Mercedes 4 cylinder as well as a dual clutch transmission. It also seems this car will make it to the U.S. and we hope not much changes from this concept. ...
      Published on 04-06-2011 04:00 AM
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      The accessories division of Mercedes-Benz has launched their new wheel collection. The new wheels feature "bichromatic" design of which engineer in charge of development Klaus Frenzel states, "Both the studies by our colleagues at the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design studios throughout the world and intensive market research reveal one and the same picture. Bichromatic wheels are becoming ever more popular. ...

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