Brabus was found in 1977. To celebrate its 30th anniversary BRABUS presents an automotive ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing” at the Frankfurt International Auto Show IAA 2007 that will redefine this fascinating vehicle segment.
BRABUS is the world’s largest independent automobile tuner and is considered a car manufacturer by the German Federal Motor Vehicle Registration Agency (Kraftfahrtbundesamt). The BRABUS tradition of building legendary special models is as long as it is (...) > Full story
The new Brabus B63 S brings even more power to all the Mercedes 63 AMG models. Powered by a high-revving 6.2-liter V8 engine, the new B63 S has an output of 550 hp and a peak torque of 479 lbs-ft.
With this new maximum power, the B63 S makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in just 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph.
Last year, Brabus Rocket became the worls fastest sedan, when it reached a top speed of 227.25 miles per hour. The Brabus Rocket is powered by the V12, twin turbo, 6.3 ltr engine with an output of 730 hp.
Fifth Gear had the chance to test this beast... and the conclusion of their testings are... well you will need to watch the video to find out.
Concurrent with the market introduction of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class BRABUS presents an exclusive sport program for the new sedan. Highlights of the product lineup are the BRABUS 4.0 displacement engine with 332 hp / 244 kW for the V6 gasoline models, an elegant aerodynamic-enhancement program, light-alloy wheels with 20-inch diameter and corresponding suspensions, plus numerous individual interior options.
For the second time in a row the readers of Germany’s leading automotive publication ’auto motor und sport’ have voted BRABUS the best and most popular tuning brand.
A grand total of 100,782 readers participated in the poll that saw BRABUS repeat last year’s victory by an even wider margin: 56.1 percent (2006: 55 percent) of participants listed BRABUS as the tuning company with the most convincing products, thus making it BEST BRAND 2007 in the ’Tuning’ category.
"Winning this award (...) > Full story
Sporty and dynamic, exclusive and powerful: These three attributes best describe the BRABUS WIDESTAR. The special model based on the Mercedes ML 63 celebrates its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2007. With the WIDESTAR BRABUS presents not only a new and exciting wide-track version of the SUV but also the new Monoblock E 23-inch forged wheels and BRABUS B63 S performance tuning for the ML 63 with 550 hp / 404.8 kW.
44 hp / 32.4 kW more power and 100 Nm more torque: Those are the two most important performance figures of the BRABUS PowerXtra D8 (III) tuning kit for the two Mercedes models GL 420 CDI and ML 420 CDI. BRABUS offers tuning kits backed by the one-of-a-kind BRABUS Tuning Warranty® of three years up to 100,000 kilometers.
The BRABUS PowerXtra D8 (III) power kit unleashes - without compromising safety reserves - the true power inherent in the V8 common-rail turbodiesel engine. With BRABUS (...) > Full story
16 cars, 9506 HP making the prove at Nardo that 155 mph is not a top speed you need to thank with.
First example: a Opel Vectra OPC reached a top speed of 171 mph. Then there were was the Porsche, Gallardo Spyder, F430 Spider, the Lamborghini reached a top speed of 199 mph and the Ferrari 193 mph.
First world record was set by Brabus Rocket which broke the world’s fastest sedan with a speed of 227 mph. A twin-turbo R32 from HGP with an putput of 600 hp reach the 200 mph top speed. The (...) > Full story
BRABUS has been building the world’s fastest street-legal sedans for several years running. This ’tradition’ started in 1996 with the 330-km/h BRABUS E V12 and reached the next level in 2003 in the guise of the 350.2-km/h E V12 Biturbo. In 2006 the BRABUS ROCKET, built in small-series production and based on the Mercedes CLS series, improved the world record to 362.4 km/h.
But the BRABUS R&D team wouldn’t be the top-notch engineers they are if they were satisfied with that achievement. (...) > Full story