Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery

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  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Manhart is not letting the V-8 AMG go out without a little noise.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    As the next round of AMGs will be hybrids and 4-cylinders, this is rather fitting.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    The model is called the Manhart CR 700 Wagon.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Putting a massive engine in a relatively tiny wagon ought to be a good time.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    The engine is a re-worked version of the familiar Mercedes 4-liter twin-turbo V-8.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    The "normal" engine has 503 horsepower. Manhart boosts it up to 712.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Of course, that stripe is fantastic.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Torque is also increased, from 516lb-ft to 679lb-ft.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    All that extra grunt means the CR 700 wagon can double its speed from 60mph to 120mph in 5.5 seconds.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    There were several factors that increased the power so substantially.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Different turbos, a new ECU tune, carbon intake, new exhaust, new intercooler, and fuel pump were the upgrades needed.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Manhart also had to tweak the 9-speed automatic to help it take all the extra oomph.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    The exhausts Manhart offers are sports downpipes with 200-cell catalytic converters. Or, race downpipes.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    As you can see from the interior, the CR 700 Wagon is only offered with the previous-gen AMG C 63.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Manhart's own 20-inch 'Concave One' wheels are wrapped in 255 performance tires in the front, and 275 performance tires in the back.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    The car is also fitted with adjustable H&R coil over suspension.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    The interior is stock C-Class, but Manhart can made some modification upon request and a large check.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
    Manhart did not specify the exact cost, so expect it to be audaciously expensive.
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
  • Manhart is letting the V-8 AMG wagon go out with a bang - gallery
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