These engineers at Brabus sure are tough guys to please. Apparently, the top speed record they set at Nardo with the Brabus Rocket wasn't good enough. Some of you may recall that back in June, we reported that the Rocket maxed out at 362.4 km/h (225.18 mph) on a top speed attempt at the Italian track. That was good enough to snare the uber-CLS the lofty title of "Fastest Sedan in the World."
World's Fastest Sedan
Last summer Brabus built an E-Class sedan powered by a biturbo V12 that captured the honor of being called the World's Fastest Sedan by reaching a velocity of 218 mph. Brabus has just broken its own record using the Brabus Rocket, which we first met in Frankfurt last year. The Rocket is based on the Mercedes-Benz CLS and is also propelled by a biturbo V12 producing 730 hp, which was enough to power the big Benz to an incredible top speed of 225.19 mph. The Rocket was also able to snap off a 0-60