Behold what could very possibly be the world's quickest Mercedes-Benz. The good people at Renntech managed to get their hands on a Mercedes-Benz SLR, and quickly set to nudging the power to obscene levels.

According to DragTimes.com, the vehicle boasts 160 horsepower over stock form, which puts the final output in the neighborhood of 680 ponies at the rear wheels. Throw in a set of Hoosier drag slicks and you have a vehicle capable of dashing to 60 in a scant 2.2 seconds. That's plenty quick, and the vehicle doesn't give anything up as it heads toward the quarter mile.

In the video after the jump, shot at Palm Beach International Raceway, the Renntech Mercedes-Benz SLR pulls through the quarter mile in 9.76 seconds at 140.8 mph. As best we can tell, that time makes the vehicle the quickest Mercedes-Benz in the world. Let us know if you know of a quicker Silver Arrow out there. In the meantime, hit the jump to check out the disturbingly fast SLR for yourself.



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      SloopJohnB
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yeah...you get one run before you're banned for no roll cage, no fire extinguisher, no rear outside electrical disconnect...aren't there any rules for under 10.0?
      Raw Mean
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is the Luxury4Play.com SLR, stay tuned for a lot more coming this year, the Luxury4Play Bugatti is almost ready and the Agera R should be following shortly.
      Gabriel Aguirre
      • 3 Years Ago
      1.42 is a SICK 60-foot time!! Guessing it has gear/converter/suspension work to pull that off..
      Adrian Hosein
      • 3 Years Ago
      Damn, it murdered that corvette!!! See, now this is what i don't understand, people says the corvette has too much power and can't put it to the pavement, but here comes a benz with the same power as a ZR-1 and prob. a lot more torque and it puts it to the pavement just fine and kills the corvette, whats going on with that??
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Adrian Hosein
        Uh this has a lot more power than a ZR-1.
        Krishan Mistry
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Adrian Hosein
        Drag slicks. Set up right, and you might as well be driving up a sheer wall.
        safnj
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Adrian Hosein
        As Krishan said, drag slicks make a big difference. SLRs also have automatic transmissions. They're easier to launch when drag racing than manual transmission cars.
      AMG THIS
      • 3 Years Ago
      Man it must suck when a Mustang beats your SLR and has $550,000 LESS invested.
        Drew510
        • 3 Years Ago
        @AMG THIS
        Man it must suck when you get snags in your mullet.
          kirk
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Drew510
          Oh wow! What an original comeback to having a Pony Car, you must have a mullet! Idiot
          Drew510
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Drew510
          Is it any more original than saying "my $2 car can beat your $2million dollar car"? Didn't think so. That was my point, idiot. One could make a 76 Pinto faster than that Merc, but guess what, that isn't the point. Get it yet? Didn't think so.
        gtv4rudy
        • 3 Years Ago
        @AMG THIS
        That it is not the point. This exotic has more than just 1320 feet of performance left where your Mustang , (i like Mustangs btw) runs out of breath beyond 1320ft. ... It's not about money.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      SPG1
      • 3 Years Ago
      the SLR was a fail in my book. Meaningless steering, no brake feel, no LSD, no rev match on the tranny.
      lorenzo
      • 3 Years Ago
      wow, money to burn, must be nice! still cant figure out the point though......
      Rotation
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow, for real? People must not spend a lot of time tweaking M-Bs, because that's really not all that fast for a car made to actually drag and on slicks.
      MONTEGOD7SS
      • 3 Years Ago
      They started with the wrong car for one. Supercharged $400k SLR instead of a twin turbo $150k SL65. Tracks are full of 9sec cars that drove there and will drive back home, I see nothing impressive about a half million dollar car doing the same. This will probably impress people that have never actually been to a drag strip.
      Soichiro
      • 3 Years Ago
      http://www.jamesallenonf1.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-693.png Probably quicker...just saying.
      Gorgenapper
      • 3 Years Ago
      Jesus, all I saw was a mercedes-shaped white thing go streaking by.
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