Tuning Series: Mansory Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG

Mansory Mercedes CLS 63 AMG

For some people, the Mercedes CLS 63 AMG is too classy and other think that it is too calm and although the luxury four-door sedan is powered by AMG, it seems like it is just not enough, folks. And so, Mansory has to step in and customize the CLS 63 AMG into something else… Something different, dark, mysterious, and definitely shows some new attitude around the four-door sedan. We present you, the Mansory Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG.

Mansory Mercedes CLS 63 AMG cockpit

The classy look on the standard CLS 63 AMG has been stripped off and the Swiss tuner transform the German four-door sedan into more muscular car. Mansory doesn’t deal with the cosmetic changes, but also the technical upgrades as well for complex transformation. So, are you ready to meet the other personalities of the Mansory Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG?

Mansory Mercedes CLS 63 AMG rear view

Under the hood, according to autoevolution.com, the V8 engine with AMG performance Package with original power output 560 horsepower, and the Mansory Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG now offers 640 horsepower. The Swiss aftermarket specialist also adds 20-inch rims with high-performance tires. Take off the original body kit as Mansory equips the four-door sedan with new massive body kit which constructed from carbon fiber. The interior consists of new leather finish, custom floor mates, aluminum covers for the pedals, and many more.

2012 Geneva Motor Show 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG touched down on the floor of 2012 Geneva Motor Show safe and sound. Well, it is not what we have been hoping for as it is far from pretty, but surely it hides roaring power because we dealing with one of the AMG developments here. The first edition of the 2013 SL63 AMG for US market is going for auction which means that the standard price tag is not applicable. So, is there anything else on this unpretty 2013 SL63 AMG roadster sportscar which you should know about?

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG interior

The overall design and styling of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is large, long, sleek, with mixture of sporty and muscular lines all over the body. Comparing to the previous version of the German roadster sportscar, the latest model is 275 pounds lighter which obtained from the massive use of the high-strength but lightweight aluminum parts. The total weight sets at 4,050 pounds which definitely helps the engine block under the hood.

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG rear view

As we pop the hood of the 2013 SL63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz assigns the new downsized AMG powerplant of 5.5L V8. That particular engine delivers total power output of 530 horsepower. Not enough power? Don’t worry because you can stuff the optional AMG Performance Package which can boost your German roadster sportscar into 557 horsepower. It means that taking it for a sprint, it hit 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds which is a second faster if you don’t install the AMG Performance Package. The top speed is roaring at 186 mph on the Performance Package and without it, it reaches 155 mph.

Rendering Images of Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series Rendering

What you see is not the original model of Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series, but the rendering image. You can curse or praise it, but the credit for these photos goes for Theophilus Chin. We know that the three-pointed German automaker is currently working on the C63 AMG Estate Black Series, but we just not that patient to wait and thanks to Mr. Chin, we get the idea how the luxury MVP will look like.

Does the name Theopilus Chin sound familiar to you? That is because it is the person who brought the rendering image of BMW Gran Touring.  The overall design is pretty much clear as the design language for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series is still translating as luxury MVP or soccer Mom’s car with hidden power under its bonnet. What Theopilus wants is a vehicle that really taking the advantage of lowers ground clearance.

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series Rendering side view

Yup… the noticeable style from the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series is the lower ground clearance with wider stance. And to scare little children away, autoevolution.com mentioned that the rendering images of this luxury German MVP showed numbers of air intakes which are not too much for the boldness of the design.

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series Rendering rear view

Now, the rendering images are not only targeting the exterior, but also the engine and performance. The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate Black Series could be powered by naturally-aspirated 6.2L V8 that offers 517 ponies with peak torque of 620 Nm. Not like we destroy your imagination but the real-life C63 AMG Estate Black Series MVP is ready in summer 2012.

Tuning Profile Series: Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Wald Black Bison Edition with Vossen Wheels

Mercedes S63 AMG Wald Black Bison Edition on Vossen Wheels

When we talk about the tuning world, only some of tuning houses and aftermarket specialists which are taking risks by customizing saloon. The Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Wald Black Bison Edition with Vossen Wheels is one the living proof of tuning houses thinking outside the box by modifying the luxury saloon. This modification successfully distract our attention as we already got the info about the next generation of the S-Klasse without any official word when the aforementioned vehicle rolling out the production floor.

According to autoevolution.com, the S63 AMG dresses in a Wald Black Bison Edition exterior kit which explains the sporty style rather than the luxury saloon styling. As if the body kit is not enough, the aftermarket specialist adds a set of Vossen CV-1 22-inch rims courtesy of Need 4 Speed Motorsports. Yes, the tuning house who is responsible for flipping the luxury saloon personality into one menacing street cruiser is Need 4 Speed Motorsport.

Mercedes S63 AMG Wald Black Bison Edition on Vossen Wheels

The modification doesn’t stop there as the aforementioned tuning specialist equips the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Wald Black Bison Edition with air suspension in order to give lowering module. What about the engine; does Need 4 Speed Motorsport tweaks it as well? Nope… The customization only targeting the cosmetic parts of the luxury saloon, not the engine and performance.

In case you are wondering, the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Wald Black Bison Edition by Need 4 Speed Motorsport still carries the twin-turbo 5.5L direct injected V8 engine which able to unleash 571 horsepower. That massive power assists the saloon for a sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.5 seconds.