Mercedes-AMG SL Is Bold In Black With 800-HP Manhart Upgrade

There are a good deal of good reasons to like the Mercedes-AMG SL. For supporters of horsepower, 577 of those people good reasons are observed under the SL63’s swooping hood, courtesy of its twin-turbocharged 4.-liter V8 motor. But the AMG-honed SL-Course is also a enjoyment to push, be it a comforting freeway cruise or a thrill experience by means of the canyons. In truth, our Mercedes SL 1st generate overview discovered small purpose to fault this handsome roadster.

That’s not to say Manhart Functionality identified fault with it. But let us be straightforward: Manhart is constantly likely to Manhart, and that ordinarily means introducing a coat of black paint with contrasting gold stripes and a few extra ponies below the hood, among the other things. That is accurately what we have here with the new Manhart SL 800 R, and you can most likely guess why that number was chosen.

Mercedes-AMG Manhart SL 800 R

Involving the SL’s fenders you will continue to uncover a twin-turbocharged 4.-liter V8 engine. In Manhart’s treatment, new turbochargers are added alongside with a new intercooler and carbon consumption. We suspect there are a couple of other alterations this kind of as a new motor tune at play, but the aftermarket company just isn’t keen to offer you other specifics at this point. The final result is 800 hp and over 738 pound-toes (1,000 Newton-meters) of torque, all likely to the Manhart-specific rear wheels.

The tuner isn’t going to give performance specs, but contemplating a inventory Mercedes-AMG SL63 reaches 60 mph in 3.5 seconds en route to a 196-mph leading velocity, the SL 800 R must be considerably quicker – furnished you can get traction. Suspension modifications decreased the vehicle, but details on people upgrades are likewise unavailable. Manhart does say the 800 R is provided with “further alternatives” for tweaking the general performance envelope, not to mention other exterior and inside upgrades. In other words, it truly is a built-to-buy rocketship wrapped in smooth SL styling.

Pricing just isn’t described both, as the Manhart SL 800 R is certainly a new challenge introduced on February 8. Having said that, the German business is now accepting make requests for people in search of a little bit extra shock-and-awe than what AMG currently cooked up.