Published on 12-11-2013 09:35 AM
Here is a comparison that puts into perspective the difference between a fast street car and race cars. Obviously, Formula 1 cars are the quickest thing around a track so it will surprise absolutely nobody that it trounces a street legal AMG around a track. It also beats the V8 Supercar race car as well showing just how rapid a Formula 1 car is in comparison to a very quick race car. For those unfamiliar, the V8 supercar series is run in Australia and the cars have roughly 650 horsepower. ...Published on 12-10-2013 12:51 PM
Regular readers of BenzBoost should be familiar with the Mercedes AMG tuner Weistec Engineering. Just last month they set the record for the fastest overall Mercedes-Benz in the world breaking the 1/4 mile trap speed record. Weistec was the first to supercharge the naturally aspirated M156 63 AMG platform. They have a plethora of upgrades available for the M156 AMG naturally aspirated V8, the M157 AMG twin turbo V8, and soon will be tackling the new M133 AMG motor. ...Published on 12-09-2013 12:01 PM
Well, um, that was fast. The W166 M-Class debuted in 2011 as a 2012 model year car. So roughly two years in Mercedes is already updating the styling. Why? Because they can apparently and because a quick refresh will drive more sales for people to have the 'newest' and best version of the car despite the changes only being cosmetic. I mean let's be honest, many people buy a Mercedes just for looks and not because of what is under the skin. ...