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1959 Maserati 3500 Spyder Wallpapers

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First customer McLaren P1 listed at auction

Let’s go back in time … to 2013 to be exact, the time when McLaren unveiled the long-awaited successor to their legendary F1 road car … the McLaren P1, a car from a new generation of hybrid hypercars like the Ferrari Enzo and the Porsche 918, her main competitors at that time, a limited production run of only 375 McLaren P1 would be built, making her an instant part of British Automotive history, a halo car many dream about, especially as it came with an MSRP of $1,350,000, but adding MSO options could quickly push that amount beyond $1,600,000 … 8 years ago, and those few units that passed the auction block already regularly break the $2,000,000 barrier these days.

But this bright yellow over black McLaren P1, chassis SBM12ABB1EW000023 is a bit special, finished in Volcano Yellow over a black leather interior with an Alcantara dashboard is in fact the very first customer registered P1 in the world, as stated in a personal letter, dated 9th October 2013, from Frank Stephenson, the McLaren P1 designer to the first owner of this specific car, delivered in the UK, this P1 is a Left Hand Drive car, as due to the very limited production numbers, McLaren never even built the P1 in RHD, all of the 375 McLaren P1 are LHD.

In fact, clients could start ordering the McLaren P1 only from October 2013 … by November 2013 all of the 375 units were sold out, making the P1 an instant collector’s item on the automotive scene, powered by a 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8 coupled to an electric motor, the total output was 903 bhp (727bhp from the V-8 and 176bhp from the electric engine). with her unique aerodynamics, including adjustable front and rear wings providing as much as 600kg of downforce at 160 mph, performance was incredible: 100 km/h took just 2.8 seconds, 200km/h was reached in 6.8 seconds, while 300km/h came after only 16.5 seconds, the top speed of the McLaren P1 was a mouthwatering 217mph (347kph).

This extremely rare McLaren P1 underwent all her maintenance and care in the hands of official McLaren dealerships in the UK, and while this car now had two owners, both were from the same family, she crossed only 3,666 miles since 2013 but still had her Hybrid battery replaced in 2018, and underwent her most recent service at McLaren Birmingham in 2020, this special McLaren P1 is ready to be driven.

When Jeremy Clarkson, from the famous BBC Top Gear program, was able to test drive a black McLaren P1 on the famous F1 circuit of Spa Francorchamps in Belgium during the second show of the 21st series, he described the P1 as “A game-changer, a genuinely new chapter in the history of motoring”, take a look at a clip from that episode here:

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Silverstone Auctions The May Sale 2021 – Classic Cars and Classic Motorcycles will have this yellow McLaren P1 up for auction on May 22nd, with an estimate between £885,000 and £985,000 (that’s $1,250,000 to $1,400,000) which sounds like a steal considering the MSRP back in 2013, so this might be your chance to get hold of a hypercar at a bargain, relatively speaking.

If you’re looking for more, detailed information about the 2013 McLaren P1 take a look at our ultimate guide to the McLaren P1.

Bentley Flying Spur gets even better

We all know the new Bentley Flying Spur is an amazing luxury sedan from one of the world’s best-known car builders with a massive heritage behind its name, back in February 2021, the Flying Spur W12 was recognized in MotorWeek’s 2021 Drivers’ Choice Awards as the Best Dream Machine, that has to account for something in the automotive world, but that doesn’t mean Bentley isn’t constantly looking to improve on perfection.

For the 2022 model year, the Flying Spur has been developed even further, with more technology added and new paint for the exterior combined with additional finishes for the veneer inside this amazing car, a beautiful Cambrian Grey has been added to the already vast list of 62 exterior paint options. While the following were part of the options list, for the MY22 model these become standard: Traffic sign recognition, hands-free boot opening, extended safeguard features, top-view camera, welcome lighting, and automatic dimming mirrors, as well as the Air Ioniser.

Inside the extremely quiet cabin of the Bentley Flying Spur, the client can opt for a magnificent open-pore veneer, which gets an extremely thin coating that allows the customer to feel the texture of the wood used, carefully selected from either Crown Cut Walnut, Dark Burr Walnut and Koa veneers, because the satin coating is a mere 0.1 mm thick (compared to 0.5 mm for the normal, glossy coated veneers).

With the improved Flying Spur for 2022, Bentley clearly shows they can still improve on perfection …

1963 Corvette Corvette Sting Ray Z06 Wallpapers

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2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype Wallpapers

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1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S Wallpapers

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Award winning Lotus Evija

The Lotus Evija has been named as ‘The One to Watch‘ in Top Gear’s second-ever Electric Awards as Jack Rix, editor for Top Gear magazine was able to take an early prototype onto Lotus’s own test track in Hethel, Norfolk, production for the all-electric Lotus Evija will start later this year, but the test car handed over to Top Gear is still an early sample, rather crudely finished on the inside, but in a very special wrap on the outside.

Once production of the Lotus Evija gets started, only 120 units will be made of this Lotus halo car at £2,400,000 each (that’s about $3,357,500), but this car will come with 2,000 hp that offers an acceleration from 0 to 62 mph below the 3 seconds mark, going from 0 to 124 mph takes only 6 seconds, and more importantly, an acceleration from 200 km/h to 300 km/h (124 mph to 186 mph) also in just 3 seconds, compared to for instance the Bugatti Chiron that would take 6 seconds.

Top Gear’s Jack Rix was the first to get behind the wheel of a Lotus Evija, albeit a restricted pre-production prototype … this test car came with ‘only’ 1,600 hp and 1,250 lb-ft of torque … bummer, acceleration to 62 mph takes 3.3 seconds in this car and the top speed has been limited to 140 mph, but as this car accelerates with gearshifts, it’s just a relentless push from start to finish, this seems to become a stupendously quick car to drive, even without the full 2,000 hp available.

To keep the Lotus Evija as light as possible, they fitted a small 69 kW battery, and while it’s not fitted underneath the cockpit for that low center of gravity, Lotus has fitted it behind the cockpit, in the position where the engine would be in a mid-engine car, thus offering the same agility as a car with a naturally aspirated engine, the downside of this rather small battery is the fact the Evija will only have a range of about 30 miles when pushed hard.

On the other hand, Lotus confirms the Evija will be capable of a full charge in only 18 minutes … provided you have access to a 350 kW charger, but the advantage of using such a small battery is the fact the Lotus Evija will put only 1,680 kg on the scales, with 2,000 hp available in production form, this will result in some very brutal acceleration, and amazing road-holding capabilities with active vectoring and aerodynamics added to the production version.

Enjoy Top Gear’s video on the track test below:

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2021 Ferrari 812 Competizione A Wallpapers

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Ferrari 812 Competizione and Aperta are sold out

We’ve only published the official unveiling of the Ferrari 812 Competizione and 812 Competizione A, or Aperta, a few days ago, but Ferrari has already confirmed the entire production for these two limited edition supercars is already sold out … the MSRP of €499,000 in Italy for the coupe and €578,000 for the Aperta apparently didn’t keep customers from putting in their order, the Ferrari 812 Competizione is limited to 999 units, while the 812 Competizione Aperta counterpart has a production limit set at 599 units.

So it’s clear the demand for this new Ferrari supercar far exceeds the availability, I guess several Ferrari dealers around the world, and perhaps even people at Ferrari in Maranello, have the difficult task to inform their customer they won’t be getting an 812 Competizione, as production is sold out, this will also mean we’ll be seeing contract being sold on at a premium very soon now, I wouldn’t be surprised some of the ‘spots’ on the production of the 812 Competizione and the Aperta will be changing hands at €50,000 or even €100,000 over MSRP.

And there is still some time before we’ll even see the first Ferrari 812 Competizione being delivered to its fortunate owner, deliveries of the Coupe will not happen before the Q1 of 2022, the Aperta will arrive even later as the planning is set for Q4 2022 only.

The Ferrari 812 Competizione and Ferrari 812 Competizione Aperta both come with the massive 6.5-Liter V12 naturally aspirated engine pumping out 830 hp and 692 Nm of torque, the new seven-speed, the dual-clutch transmission offers a 5% faster gear shift timing compared to the 812 Superfast.

The top speed for the Ferrari 812 Competizione is 211 Mph while acceleration from 0 to 62 mph (100 Km/) only takes 2.85 seconds, note that these are the figures for the Coupe, Ferrari hasn’t given us any figures for the 812 Competizione Aperta yet.

So if you are still looking to add either the Ferrari 812 Competizione or the Aperta to your collection, and you’re not on the list yet … you’ll be looking at spending a serious premium to get hold of one of the modern Ferrari supercars.

Lamborghini Joins Asphalt 9 Legends with the Essenza SCV12 Hypercar

Lamborghini Essenza Asphalt

Lamborghini has officially made its debut in Asphalt 9 Legends video game with the Essenza SCV12. Players will be able to try out the car on the most famous roads in the world for the first time.

The Essenza SCV12 is a track-only hypercar manufactured by Lamborghini with production limited to only 40 units. The vehicle will debut in Asphalt 9: Legends, the latest game in the Asphalt franchise as a tribute to its recent success of crossing the 1billion download mark across the series.

Gameloft is the developer and publisher company behind Asphalt, the Essenza SCV12 was chosen because of its uniqueness, sleek design, the advanced aerodynamic and the powerful engine.

The Essenza is the most powerful naturally aspirated V12 engine from Lamborghini with an output of 830hp. The vehicle was presented in 2020, developed by Squadra Corse and designed by Lamborghini Centro Stile. Owners of the Essenza belong to an exclusive club that provides them with access to special programs to drive their cars on all prominent circuits around the world.

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Players from all around the world will be given a chance to choose ‘their’ Essenza SCV12 from the eight colors available and compete in the first “Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Challenge”. The competition will be held in one round of three open qualifying sessions starting from May 13th. The first session will be from May 13th-16th, second session from June 10th -13th and the third session from July 1st to 4th.

The top 100 players will participate in a closed qualifying session from August 5th to 8th and the best 8 players will battle for the finals on September 18th.

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The Continental GT Speed Chassis Tech

We’ve published the story on the impressive Bentley Continental GT Speed a while ago, a little after that we even put the story on the Continental GT Speed Convertible online, and as far as we know there hasn’t been a customer car delivered at the time of writing, but Bentley is track testing their GT Speed ferociously it seems, and part of those tests are meant to be able to fine-tune the amazing chassis Bentley is using on the GT Speed version, they call it ‘The most advanced Bentley chassis yet’.

A Bentley is known for being luxurious and comfortable to drive, but their Continental GT Speed is also fast, very fast … and making a car that’s in the supercar league also a GT, Gran Turismo, isn’t as easy as it sounds, so Bentley had to develop a new chassis for this top of the line two-door luxury GT, in comes the Bentley Dynamic Ride and their three-chamber active air suspension with adaptive damping, add the 440mm carbon-ceramic brakes (an option that shaves 33 kg from the overall weight) and you end up with a very impressive car made in Crewe.

The Bentley Continental GT Speed comes with a four-wheel drive, but depending on the mode set by the driver the emphasis can shift more to the rear wheels, for added fun while driving. Both ‘Bentley’ and ‘Comfort’ driving modes come with a nicely balanced setting to the front and the rear wheel, but the ‘Sport’ mode sends more power to the rear wheels only, which happen to steer too on this model, the Bentley Continental GT Speed comes with all-wheel steering.

The All-Wheel Steering on the Bentley Continental GT Speed can move the rear wheels by up to 4 degrees, the steering combined with Bentley’s Dynamic Ride and the electronic limited-slip differential offers a level of agility never seen before on a Bentley road car, when you opt to turn off the ESC, the mechanical grip and inherent balance of the GT Speed becomes apparent, allowing a driver-focused experience previously only found in the famous Bentley race cars.

The eLDS, or Electronic Limited Slip Differential is a first for Bentley on their Continental GT Speed, can shift up to 36% of the 900 Nm of torque to the front wheels in either ‘Bentley’ or ‘Comfort’ mode, if the driver switches to ‘Sport’ mode this figure is limited to 28% to have more Torque on the rear wheels for a more dynamic driving experience.

It seems Bentley really wants to offer the owner of the new Continental GT Speed an innovative experience when it comes to earlier Bentley cars, more driver-focussed, while still offering the trendsetting level of comfort and luxury owners have come to expect from their Bentley.

Face to Face With The All-New McLaren Artura

Images & Words: Makenzie Shattler

Supercars.net recently got the invite to see McLaren’s brand new high-performance hybrid. The up-close and personal encounter was at none other than McLaren Toronto, located in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada. The British high-performance hybrid supercar was on a tour across Canada for viewing purposes only – Production models will be hitting dealers later this year but until then, this meet and greet will do just fine. 

Pfaff McLaren TorontoThank You, McLaren Toronto!

McLaren Toronto belongs to the Pfaff Auto Group and the brand is one of many different brands owned by the family-run enterprise. 

Pfaff Automotive Partners was founded in 1964 under the name H.J Pfaff Auto and now operates with the original owner’s son, Christopher Pfaff, President and CEO of Pfaff Automotive Partners. The family-owned business grew from a small Volkswagen dealership to an enterprise heading multiple brands including Volkswagen, Subaru, BMW, Audi, Porsche, McLaren, Pagani, and more. 

The Aesthetic Encapsulates Art and Performance 

By looking at photos and looking up specs, you can easily see that the team at McLaren really put everything into the all-new Artura (batteries included). 

For ages, McLaren has always designed and developed their masterpieces using wind tunnels, research and development, and a ton of technology. With that in mind, McLaren has once again proved that science is sexy.

2021 McLaren Artura TailMy initial feelings when walking into the Artura’s display were the sort found on the face of a child who’s just tried ice cream for the first time – a rush of excitement. It wasn’t like this high-performance hybrid looked unlike anything else in the world, but just by looking at it, everything the eye could see made perfect sense. 

To the average person, the car would look “smooth and flowy”, taking notice of the massive intakes on the side of the car. To a car enthusiast, they’d know that every single curve on the Artura has a purpose or function. I could tell from the vented louvers on the front fenders to the sculpted air intakes on the rear haunches, the car was designed to perform. The design of the rear end looks cool but that’s not all, that design gives the car 50 kg of downforce alone. 

Artura’s Design

At first glance, the Artura gives the aesthetic vibes of a 600LT mixed with another model out of the McLaren lineup. It had many attention-grabbing features but my eye immediately went to the headlight crevices that were reminiscent of Star Trek’s Starfleet insignia.2021 McLaren Artura Doors Open The Artura’s “shrink-wrapped” body panels have a very clean fit and finish throughout the entire car. The car had eye-catching exposed carbon accents starting at the front bumper, then to the fender vents, mirrors, and lastly, the majority of the rear clip. I’m one of “those” people – there can NEVER be enough carbon fiber.2021 McLaren Artura Rear This pre-production model was delivered with a mix of different features on the car. Namely, the black painted roof, the array of orange accents such as the calipers, piping on the seats and dash, and the MSO optioned six-point racing harness – These are all available options should you decide to contact the fine folks at McLaren Special Operations to have your bespoke needs met. 

The Artura Mission

The team at McLaren has taken pride in the fact that they don’t add useless design features or needless decoration to their supercars – the Artura is no exception. Each piece of visually pleasing deco on the car has an exact function – besides looking amazing. All of the ducts, slopes, and even door mirrors have a technical part to play in the Artura’s aerodynamics. 

The design principles McLaren followed were those of purity, technical sculpture, and functional jewelry. These three guidelines were nailed both on the smooth exterior and on the very simplistic but technical interior.2021 McLaren Artura Interior The Artura’s interior flaunted a rather flamboyant orange accenting (to show off option possibilities) while the rest of the interior had everything you could need and nothing you didn’t. The carbon-fiber racing seats were covered in lightweight Alcantara as was the dash. The seats weren’t built for comfort per se but McLaren did a great job of fooling me. They also come with a factory cutout to fit the optional six-point harness. 

The driver’s cockpit was something that needed to be seen. The entire instrument cluster moves with the steering wheel – making it perfect no matter the setting you adjust your wheel to. This may seem like a small addition or solution but as the saying goes “it’s the little things that matter” and McLaren has addressed all of them.

The sticker price on the all-new Artura is set to start at $225,000 (roughly $275,000 CAD) and will be making its official arrival this August in dealers across the country.

Technical Specifications

As far as McLaren goes, shopping solely on looks is not what most McLaren enthusiasts pursue them for – they are hunted down for the technology and science behind the British-made supercars. This completely reengineered high-performance plug-in hybrid is one for the masses. Sure it’s no P1, but nothing ever will be. 

It hits the stage with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 that produces 577 hp and 431 lb-ft of torque along with an electric motor that adds 94 more horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. These figures bring the powertrain totals to a whopping 671hp and 531 lb-ft of torque. Based on price and powertrain totals, these put the Artura between the McLaren GT and the 720S. 

But a high-performance hybrid powertrain isn’t the only thing that makes the Artura special, the team at McLaren began with a fresh slate to incorporate the MCLA (McLaren Carbon Fiber Lightweight Architecture) monocoque. This incredible design consists of four new kinds of carbon fiber and weighs in at only 82Kg (180lbs). This combined with the aluminum panels and other lightweight components brings the Artura’s dry weight to 1395Kg (3075lbs).

Looking for more information? Read our 2021 McLaren Artura Ultimate Guide.

Specs & Performance

Powertrain  
Engine 3 Liter V6
Power 577 hp (430 kW)
Torque 431 lb/ft (585 N·m)
Fuel type Premium
Electric Motor Axial Flux E-Motor
Power 94 hp (70 kW)
Torque 166 lb-ft (225 N·m)
Transmission 8-speed SSG-Seamless Shift Gearbox dual-clutch + E-Reverse gear
Drivetrain AWD
Vehicle type / Category  
Vehicle type Hybrid
Category Exotic
Assembly Woking, Surrey, England
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy  
City 5.65 L/100km
Highway
Combined
CO₂ emissions 129 g/km
Equipment  
Infotainment  
Apple CarPlay compatible Available
Android Auto compatible Available
Steering / Suspension / Brakes / Tires  
Steering Rack and pinion, electric 
Front suspension Double wishbones
Rear suspension Multi-link independent, double wishbones
Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front tires 235/35ZR19
Rear tires 295/35ZR20
Safety  
Seat belts 2
Dimensions / Weight  
Length 4,539 mm (178.7 in)
Width 1,913 mm (75.3 in)
Height 1,193 mm (47.0 in)
Wheelbase 2,640 mm (103.9 in)
Front track 1650 mm (64.96 in)
Rear track 1613 mm (63.5 in)
Weight 1,395 kg (3,075 lb) 
Capacities  
Passengers 2
Trunk 169 l (6 cu ft)
Fuel tank 72 l (19 gal)
Towing capacity N/A
Performance  
Power to weight ratio 2.2 kg/Hp, 453.9 Hp/tonne
0-100 km/h 3.0 s (manufacturer)
0-200 km/h 8.3 s (estimated)
Top speed 350 km/h (217 mph) (manufacturer)
Braking distance 31 m (100km/h-0)
Warranty  
Base warranty 5-year/75,000km
Battery warranty 6-year/75,000km
Body warranty 10-year, unlimited mileage

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Ferrari Portofino with 720hp by Mansory Revealed

Mansory has revealed their take on the Ferrari Portofino, giving it their usual dose of forged carbon fiber parts as well as increased power outout. The full electric ‘retractable hard top’ (RHT) has been finished completely in dark forged carbon for the first time but the functions remain untouched.

Additional lightweight body components made of dark forged carbon have also been used on the exterior features including the front and rear apron, the side skirts, the side flaps, the rear spoiler and on all the air outlets in the bonnets and side wings.

The vehicle features a standard output of 620hp, 760Nm torque and the acceleration from 0-100km/h is achieved in 3.45seconds. After an overhaul of the engine management and exhaust system conversion, the V8 engine is now capable of generating a maximum output of 720hp and 890Nm of torque. The acceleration from 0-100km/h has been reduced to 3.0 seconds.

This Ferrari Portofino has also been fitted with a set of modified YT.5 wheels and high-performance tyres. The wheels are in dimensions 9×21 with 245/330 21 (VA) on the front axle and 11.5x 22 with 305/25 22 (HA) on the rear axle. The YT.5 wheels have been used on the F8XX for the first time on the Mansory programme but will be available for all Ferrari models from this year.

Inside the vehicle, the interior has been designed and finished in fine smooth black leather and almost all the seams and control buttons are finished in yellow. The interior also features a sports leather steering wheel, floor mats with yellow edges and several embroidered logos. The three buttons on the dual-clutch gearbox consists of the color Green, White and Red, the colors reflect those on the Italian national flag.

Brabus Tuning: 2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 is Now an 800hp Monster

A new Brabus 800 based on the 2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+ has been unveiled. The E63 AMG sedan has been enhanced both visually and in terms of driving dynamics. The vehicle has been equipped with custom naked-carbon aerodynamic enhancement parts and a set of hi-tech 21-inch forged wheels.

The E63 S 4MATIC+ sedan is powered by a 4.0litre V8 twin-turbo engine that generates a standard output of 450kW\ 612hp and 850Nm of torque. The new and tested Brabus B40S-800 performance kit increases the power output of the vehicle by adding 138kW/ 188hp and an extra 150Nm of torque, all this comes with a 3 year or 100,000km mile tuning warranty.

The performance upgrade equipped by Brabus enables the E63 S 4MATIC+ to produce a maximum output of 588kW/ 800hp at 6,600rpm, 1000Nm peak torque at a low 3,600rpm and achieve the acceleration from 0-100km/h in just 3.0 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 300km/h. The Brabus 800 tops the charts as one of the most powerful sedans and station wagons in the world.

Specially configured high-performance turbochargers which features a larger compressor unit and an enhanced core assembly with reinforced axial bearings that produce 1.6 bar maximum boost pressure has been developed for the vehicle to live up to the Brabus 800 design.

In addition, a Brabus plug-and-play PowerXtra module is also available and has been connected to the engine management system. This auxiliary control unit enables a special mapping for injection, ignition and boost pressure control. The vehicle has also been equipped with special carbon air intakes developed and merged on the right and left side of the radiator grille to ensure the engine is supplied with sufficient air.

The driving performance has been improved by the combination of the high-performance Brabus engine, the nine-speed automatic transmission and the 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive system. The nine-speed automatic transmission can be shifted either manually or automatically via Brabus Race aluminium paddle shifters on the steering wheel.

A Brabus Start-Stop memory system is available for customers who prefer to deactivate the automatic standard start-stop system permanently at a touch of a button.

Brabus has equipped the E63 S 4MATIC+ with a high-performance stainless-steel exhaust system with four steel/ carbon tailpipes that reduces the exhaust backpressure to ensure an optimized power supply. The exhaust flaps can control the exhaust sound, for instance, ‘coming home’ mode is discreet and quiet whereas ‘Sport mode’ is loud and powerful.

The sporty appearance of the vehicle is as a result of the enhanced naked carbon aerodynamic component on the radiator grille and front spoiler which are available in either gloss or matte finish. The rear spoiler on the trunk lid is shaped and designed to generate downforce on the rear axle and ensure optimal balance. The carbon diffuser inserts for the rear fascia also contributes to the sporty appearance by perfectly framing the tailpipes of the sport exhaust system.

The E63 S 4MATIC+ has been fitted with a set of 21 inch custom alloy wheels, the vehicle pictured features Brabus Monoblock ‘Platinum Edition’ Z forged wheels in the same contrasting color to match the radiator grille. The wheels have been developed in a hi-tech forging process and also combine low weight to with maximum strength.

The front axle features 9Jx21 wheels with 255/30 ZR21 tires whereas the rear axle is mounted with 10.5Jx21 wheels with 295/25 ZR21 tires. In addition, the standard air suspension lowers the ride height by 10mm or 20mm depending on either Sport, comfort or Sport+ modes.

A Brabus Stainless-steel scuff plate with backlit Brabus logo that changes color to match the interior ambient is available as an exclusive specialty interior refinement from Brabus. The cockpit also features aluminium door pins, and pedals.

The Brabus upholstery shop produces custom Brabus fine leather including Alcantara available in a variety of colors, genuine carbon inlays and precious wood which can be tailor-made and finished in different colors and design.

The Brabus 800 can be ordered as a sedan or wagon