Tuning firm, Speedriven, prefers to leave the flashiness to other tuning firms because that’s just not what they’re about. Instead of the LEDs, the gargantuan rims, and the flamboyant body kits, these fellas are all about fine-tuning engines. What’s important to these guys isn’t so much the aesthetics on the car, but what lies underneath the hood.

Armed with that philosophy, the tuning company has announced their latest project: an engine upgrade for the Mercedes S600. Already packing a V12 engine with 510 horsepower on its own, Speedriven went out of its way to give the Merc a performance package for the ages. Among the additions include a polished set of Speedriven’s top-mounted water-to-air intercoolers, “scorpion” air intakes, K&N cone filters, and the company’s ECU software to manage the extra air density and extra boost.

On top of that, the modded S600 also comes with transmission controller upgrades, giving the car the capacity to handle the extra torque while also allowing for a “true” manual mode to hold gears more aggressively while delivering quicker, firmer shifts.

With all these elements inside the S600 the power output skyrockets up to 695 horsepower and 840 lb/ft of torque, enormous numbers for a package that will only set you back $9,000.

“You get about 700 horsepower for under nine grand, there’s not much more to say,” explains Speedriven’s Jo Borras.

Yep, no explanations needed. We’re already sold on this one.

  • 2011 Mercedes S600 by Speedriven
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  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    695 horsepower
  • Torque @ RPM:
    840 lb/ft of torque
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  (347) posted on 01.10.2011

If you ever need to modify your Mercedes-Benz S600 V12 because you’re starting to become a bit bored with it, going down this alley might provide a few more thrills. It’s a modification package specifically focused on enhancing under-bonnet performance.

  (321) posted on 01.10.2011

this is way to vague, but even with more details it isn’t easy to guess that we are talking about a Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse.

  (444) posted on 01.9.2011

In Europe there’s the 3liter V6 S350 CDI putting out 540 newtonmeters of torque and the 4liter V8 S450 CDI putting out 320hp and 730 newtonmeters of torque.

  (151) posted on 01.7.2011

This looks like a stolen car that was photographed by the thieves to brag with it.

  (70) posted on 01.7.2011

LOL With such luxurious car they didn’t find a place to make the photos, they pulled it out of the car-shop and photographed it in there? smiley

  (101) posted on 01.7.2011

Nice, when will they build bullet proof S600? smiley

  (692) posted on 01.6.2011

This means you’ll soon be driving the quickest S600 around. Speedriven also fiddle with the gearbox so it can not only handle the extra oomph but also provide more direct and more rapid cog changes.

  (776) posted on 01.6.2011

Holy crap that package is CHEAP, considering the cost of the car in the first place id really expect the package to cost $40,000 and upwards. Do we have any proof that they do a good quality job of it?

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