Mercedes R-Class BRABUS presents an exclusive tuning program for the new Grand Sports Tourer. Highlights of the product lineup are the BRABUS 6.1 S displacement engine with 445 hp for the R 500, a sporty yet elegant aerodynamic-enhancement program, light-alloy wheels up to 22 inches in diameter with custom-calibrated suspensions, and individual interior options.
BRABUS is world-renowned for its powerful yet clean-burning high-performance engines that are lubricated exclusively with ARAL high-performance motor oil. The BRABUS 4.0 displacement engine with 332 hp and a peak torque of 309 lbs-ft at 4,200 rpm represents the most powerful BRABUS tuning available for the new R 350.
Equipped with BRABUS PowerXtra D6 (III) tuning rated power output of the R 320 CDI increases from standard 224 hp to 272 hp at just 3,800 rpm. At the same time peak torque grows from 376 lbs-ft to 435 lbs-ft. With the tuned common-rail turbodiesel engine the R 320 CDI sprints from 0 – 100 km/h in just 8.2 seconds. The new top speed is 141 mph.
The eight-cylinder R 500 can be elevated to new performance levels in four BRABUS tuning stages. The most powerful of them is labeled BRABUS 6.1 S. In addition to the displacement increase of the V8 engine to 6.1 liters the three-valve cylinder heads are optimized for improved mixture flow and fitted with special camshafts. The conversion further includes a stainless-steel high-performance exhaust system with metal catalysts. The impressive result after the conversion: 445 hp at 6,000 rpm and an enormous peak torque of 468 lbs-ft at 4,500 rpm. In BRABUS 6.1 S specification the Grand Sports Tourer delivers excellent performance: Just 5.9 seconds for 0 - 60 mph with a top speed of 164mph.