2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

Is it possible to make a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster even more exclusive and individual?  This proves that the topless Mercedes supercar can be made even sportier and more exciting with its sophisticated customization program.

 2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

The sporty BRABUS outfit for the SLR Roadster is dominated by BRABUS Monoblock VI 20-inch wheels that fill the wheel houses perfectly. The fully polished multi-piece wheels feature six double spokes and are mounted on the sports car in size 9.5Jx20 in front and size 11.5Jx20 on the rear axle. High-performance tires in sizes 255/30 ZR 20 and 305/25 ZR 20 are supplied by BRABUS technology partners and . This low-profile tire/wheel combination is custom-tailored for the SLR coupe and roadster and benefits not only the car’s appearance but also its handling.

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

Thus equipped the topless SLR is ready for some additional power provided by BRABUS engine tuning. The power tuning for the supercharged 5.5-liter (335.5 cu. in.) engine consists of special camshafts, a fuel cooling system and a high-performance exhaust. With BRABUS tuning, power output of the compressor engine increases by 24 hp (23 hp SAE net) / 18 kW to 650 hp (641 hp SAE net) / 478 kW at 6,500 rpm.

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

BRABUS also offers a special clutch-type limited-slip differential with a locking rate of 40 percent. It further optimizes traction and improves acceleration performance of the super sports car. The tuned roadster sprints 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 337 km/h (209 mph).

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

2008 Brabus Mercedes SLR Roadster

 

 

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