BRABUS tuning kit for Mercedes CL and S 500 4MATIC Models

Posted on 27 November 2011 by Tony Santos

BRABUS Program for the Mercedes CL-Class

Brabus will be presenting a new tuning kit for the Mercedes CL and S 500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY Models at the 2011 ESSEN Motor Show that will be held at Ruhr Valley metropolis on November 26 to December 4. The new tuning kit features performance enhancements, wide selection of wheels, sporty-elegant designer suits and exclusive interior options.

Brabus has prepared two different Brabus PowerXtra CGI performance kits for the 435-hp 4.7L 8-cylinder twin turbo engine of the all-wheel-drive versions of the CL 500 and S 500. The first one is the Brabus B50-490 engine tuning with plug-and-play BRABUS PowerXtra module and boost the engine output power from 435 hp to 490 hp and peak torque from 516 lb-ft to 575 lb-ft. Second is the Brabus B50-520 with an additional intercooler which boosts the power to 520 hp at 5,250 rpm and peak torque to 604 lb-ft between 1,800 and 3,500 rpm. The tuned CL 500 and SL 500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY can now sprint from 0-62 mph in just 4.5 seconds and with Brabus Vmax and Brabus B50-520 its top speed increased from 155 mph to 186 mph. While keeping the engine cool at this speed is Brabus stainless-steel sport exhaust system with butterfly valve and four distinctive BRABUS-design tailpipes.

BRABUS offers not just engine tuning but a complete customization program, this include a sporty-elegant aerodynamic-enhancement kit consisting of a new front spoiler, side skirts with stylized air vent and LED entrance lights, modified rear fascia, and a rear spoiler.

The CL 500 and S 500 4MATIC can be equipped with BRABUS Monoblock wheels in various designs and sizes between 18 and 22 inches wrapped in Continental, Pirelli or YOKOHAMA tires. These wheels are coupled with Brabus lowering module which lowers the ride height by up to 25 mm. Also available is Brabus high-performance brake system that comes in various versions.

Inside the car are numbers of Brabus refinements which ranges from the scuff plates with backlit BRABUS logo and an ergonomically shaped sport steering wheel to aluminum pedals, footrest and shifter. While for the upholstery, a wide selection of especially soft yet durable BRABUS Mastik leather and finest Alcantara in any desired color is available.

BRABUS also offers every option to equip the CL Coupe or the S-Class luxury sedan with a multimedia system custom-tailored to the suit each owner’s individual preferences.

BRABUS Program for the Mercedes CL-Class:

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