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Tuner Tuesdays: Carlsson takes on the Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on Feb 3rd, 2009 at 7:57PM

When our man Jonathon Ramsey sampled the Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG last year, he found it to be "just right." So we have to cringe a little when a tuning company getting their hands on one. Why alter a car that needs nothing? To Carlsson's credit, it's hard to argue against more horsepower (600), more torque (520 lb-ft), a higher top speed (202 mph), and larger carbon composite brakes. Other modifications, like the new grill with the prancing Carlsson horse and the butterfly doors are more likely to draw criticism. The same goes for the paint, which Carlsson calls Stealth Titanium Graphite and... Read More

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