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Brabus turns up the heat on the new Mercedes-Benz SLK

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Apr 22nd, 2008 at 8:30AM

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Brabus-tuned M-B SLK.Brabus hasn't wasted any time tuning the new Mercedes-Benz SLK, and is bringing its normal blend of aero mods and engine tweaks to those unable to keep their new SLK stock for long. Brabus opted to yank out the SLK 55 AMG's 5.5-liter V8 and fitted its own 6.1-liter mill that cranks out 445 hp and 468 lb.-ft. of torque. Power is routed through a seven-speed automatic gearbox and down to Brabus' own LSD. Zero-to-60 times drop to 4.3-seconds, while six-piston aluminum calipers clamp 355 mm slotted discs up front and four-piston... Read More

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