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      Published on 03-26-2011 04:26 AM
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      The video just went up of the record setting Mercedes 1/4 mile run by DadsC63. Car has MHP mods along with a 125 shot of nitrous. It is surprising to see just how smooth and drama free the launch is. The car pull strong through the 1/4 setting a new Mercedes trap speed record. This is officially the quickest and fastest Mercedes in the USA. Congratulations to MHP and DadsC63.



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      Published on 03-25-2011 05:11 PM
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      We wish to offer up congratulations to Dads63 (Keith) and MHP for raising the bar for Mercedes performance to the highest level it has been set in the United States thus far. Today at Maryland International Raceway Keith set the record in his C63 AMG with a 125 shot running a 10.4@135. On a 75 shot he ran 10.6@133. This improves on the previous overall US record by 1/10 and 2 mph which was held by an S600 on nitrous. ...
      Published on 03-25-2011 08:24 AM
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      This is a pretty funny commercial from Mercedes. It shows what happens when Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher meet in a restaurant. The drivers one-up one another sending each other bottles only to be interrupted by non other than Mika Hakkinen who sends them Redbulls denoting support for the Redbull F1 team. The video closes with Mercedes saying they welcome the competition. ...
      Published on 03-25-2011 08:12 AM
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      The SLS GT3 is gearing up for strong competition this race season and Mercedes has published this in depth look at the race car. The video goes into the aerodynamics as well as the rules that influence the design. Carbon fiber is used extensively in the race car. Check out the video below if you are interested in taking a close look at the SLS GT3. ...
      Published on 03-23-2011 06:07 AM
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      Weistec has released CNC ported heads for the Mercedes M156 6.2 liter V8 engine. Weistec claims this is the first head solution although we believe MHP had an option available first. Regardless, claim is a 40-50 horse gain on naturally aspirated motors and 70-80 on supercharged motors. No dynos released but flow charts are below. ...
      Published on 03-23-2011 02:12 AM
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      The German publication Auto Motor Und Sport has voted Brabus to be the best tuner for the 6th straight year. There be a bit of German bias involved but there is no denying that Brabus is a tuner on a whole different level and truly one of the best. Brabus cars are almost OEM in the way they drive and that is likely due to the close relationship they have with Mercedes. Brabus is the world's largest independent tuner and we congratulate them. ...
      Published on 03-21-2011 06:56 PM
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      The C63 Black Series was spotted testing again. As you can see, it is the sedan being tested. Rumor is that there will be two Black Series versions, a coupe and a sedan. What about the motor? Reports are leaning toward the M156 V8 already in the C63 with a higher state of tune around 510 horsepower but the twin turbo M157 V8 is still a possibility. We hope for the latter but there seems to be a split on which motor it will get. ...
      Published on 03-20-2011 08:23 PM
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      Mercedes released two new videos of the C63 AMG in action. The first video is a pretty standard overview telling you when the car will be available and the specs. The second video is titled "Driving Pleasure" and is a short little film showing the C63 AMG Coupe going up against a Bike in a friendly race. Click to see the videos. ...
      Published on 03-20-2011 08:45 AM
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      The Daimler corporation announced today it will provide two million Euros to aid Japan in the aftermath of the terrible earthquake and tsunami. The Chairman of the Daimler managing board Dr. Zetsche stated the following, "The consequences of the earthquake in Japan are still hard to comprehend. This is all the more reason for us to demonstrate our active solidarity with the people affected by making this donation." We want to thank Daimler AG for their generosity. ...
      Published on 03-20-2011 04:13 AM
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      At long last here it is, the real thing, the new C63 AMG Coupe. Hear that? It's the sound of BMW executives sphincters tightening. We all know how the C63 sedan stacks up to the M3. Well, soon we will all see how the coupe does and considering the P31 performance package is available for the coupe bumping horsepower to around 480... it does not look good for the M3. Specs are as we previously reported. Nice job Mercedes, nice job indeed. ...
      Published on 03-19-2011 05:22 AM
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      If you watch these videos they are going to make you want to attend the AMG Driving Academy so be warned. We reported a week ago that the SLS GT3 would be joining the AMG Driving Academy offering. You can see a teaser of that in the video as well as the other programs offered. Taking a course at the AMG Driving Academy is definitely something for Mercedes AMG enthusiasts to consider doing. ...
      Published on 03-19-2011 04:00 AM
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      Ok, this isn't exactly a CLK63 Black Series Cab. It is based on a CLK55 on has been modified to look like a CLK63 Black Series by using the coupe body panels. We believe MH-Car design is responsible for the modifications. The car is currently for sale 70,000 Euros. Cool to see what a cab looks like, but we prefer the real thing. ...
      Published on 03-18-2011 09:53 PM
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      Insideline posted a great suspension walkaround for the new SLS AMG. They basically take an SLS and put it up on jackstands analyzing the suspension components. The SLS they use also has optional forged wheels which add an extra $2400 to the base price. Check out the details of the suspension components and wheels below. ...
      Published on 03-16-2011 09:41 PM
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      This is some very interesting news. Kleemann will be distributing and installing Xtra-Power systems from their Colorado Springs, Colorado facility. Dyno numbers are 610 wheel horsepower which is definitely some good power but the pricetag for the SLS supercharger setup is $32k installed. SLS tax? Yes, considering the C63 systems are much cheaper. We also wonder, what happened to Kleemann and their own supercharger setup? Check out the videos below. ...
      Published on 03-16-2011 04:31 AM
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      The S550 is still badged S500 in the rest of the world just in case this might have been confusing for some of you. Inden Design has modified the S500/550 by tweaking the motor up to 420 horesepower with a tune and exhaust upgrade. The rest of the modification are done to the outside with a new front spoiler, side skirts, and rear diffuser to house the custom exhaust. The car is lowered 50mm with springs and sits on 20's with 265/30/20 up front and 275/30/20 in back. ...

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