Overshadowed by two high profile debuts, the MP4-12C and Aventador, from the house of Mansory, the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG was somewhat neglected by the world's media. Better late than never, we have the full details and photos for you.
The carbon-fiber obsessed firm from Brand, Germany starts with a wide body kit which expands the front and rear wings by 50mm and 80 mm respectively and also includes new side sill and cladding. With the newly designed hood in place, the appearance of carbon fiber covers almost all surfaces when viewing the vehicle from the front. At the rear, a new rear bumper fascia is defined by a dramatic diffuser that Mansory says increases the vehicle's downforce in cooperation with the rear spoiler. The wide body CLS's look is finished off with 20-inch ultralight forged wheels with 265/30ZR20 tires at the front and 305/25ZR20 tires at the rear.
Under the hood with its 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 which produces in standard form 557 PS (410 kW / 550 hp) and 799 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque, Mansory managed to squeeze out a total of 640 PS (471 kW / 631 bhp) and 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) of torque at 2,000 to 4,500 rpm. This increase in power is the result of a newly programmed control unit as well as a sports air filter.
No Mansory tuned vehicle is complete without a customized interior. Aluminum pedals and footrests supplement the elaborately designed full-leather upholstery, along with deluxe entry sills and floor mats with custom embroidery. Carbon fiber trim pieces are found on the dashboard and center console while the sports steering wheel features newly designed ergonomics.