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MKB Mercedes GL

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2011

MKB Mercedes GLIn the arsenal of tuning studio from all kinds of increase capacity of the car the most effective is, of course, full replacement of the motor. All of the half-chip tuning turbo will never give full confidence that the announced impressive performance of the motor efficiency is indeed true. But if under the hood instead of six or eight cylinders appears twelve, all doubts disappear. This is the project submitted tuning studio MKB-based large SUV Mercedes GL. Serial GL is equipped with a top-end modification of the 5.5-liter atmospheric V8 (388 hp), but here - a 5.5-liter V12 with two turbines. He, without any additional modifications produces 517 hp. MKB staff offered also additional forcing.

Alleged that twelve-cylinder engine began to develop 668 hp and 1,200 Nm. And that's enough to machine with a mass about 2.5 tons gaining 100 km/h not slower than many supercars - for 4.4 seconds. 500-hp Porsche Cayenne Turbo is gaining hundred for 4,7 sec.

Of course, such significant increase in power needed to be improved automatic transmission and all wheel drive. As a result, a set of improvements gets in a decent amount - nearly $ 300 000. That's not counting the price of the car. It's noteworthy that externally tuning the instance does not differ from the standard, except for the V12 badge on the tailgate and the front wings.

MKB Mercedes GL

MKB Mercedes GL

MKB Mercedes GL

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