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#1 +zhiVago

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:03

I've always like the established auto tuners: Brabus or Lorinser (for Benz), Alpina (BMW), and ABT (Audi). These newer and smaller tuning bureaus couldn't impressed me until now...

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749 HP (550 kW) in comparison to the stock 612 HP (450 kW)
an electronically-limited torque of 1,000 Nm (737 lb-ft)
22-inch alloys covered by 295/35 R22 tires


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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:06

That looks terrible lol. Looks like a cheap body kit in a MaxPower magazine from 1999.

To be fair though, I never really did like the G65.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:09

That's one of the worst Mercs I've seen. Do not like

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:20

That looks terrible lol. Looks like a cheap body kit in a MaxPower magazine from 1999.

To be fair though, I never really did like the G65.


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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:28

FUGLY

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:28

i honestly never understood the design of this model. the company is all about curves (which they can't seem to get right aesthetically more often than not) but this goes against their own design philosophy. it just makes me want to ask them 'what were you thinking?

powerful but do not like :-/

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:30

Never really cared for any vehicle that's shaped like a box, but I think it's the headlights that ruin it on this one. Something about them just doesn't look right.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:54

Yeah i do not like it. Tires and wheels look like they belong on a civic. I just think this is a great truck that was made to look horrible.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 17:05

Eh, it's not the worst looking car in the world. The end result is one of the most fun engines in the world - you really can't argue with a v12 biturbo that's putting down 738 lb/ft torque stock (easily achieve way more with an ECU tune) :p

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 17:13

Any Particular Reason that have Limited the Torque

Torque is the most fun thing about a high powered car

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 17:16

Not sure, I think there's two reasons because 1) that's a lot of power to put to the ground, and can stress out the transmission (and other components) over the life of the car, and also 2) 738 lb/ft. is a nice and even 1,000 newton meters of torque, but that's minor. But, yes, torque is very fun, and the AMG's are notorious for having insane amounts of torque (usually more than the M & RS equivalents). I can say 465 lb/ft. of torque is extremely fun for day to day driving :D

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 17:21

G65 itself is a fugly car and this kit makes it even worse to be honest.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 22:42

Any Particular Reason that have Limited the Torque

Torque is the most fun thing about a high powered car

Probably so the tranny doesn't explode when you brush the throttle.

I like the G63/65 because they are bat**** insane. There's no good reason to own one, other than because you can. AMG doesn't try to disguise it as a genuine option for utilitarian motoring. The fact is it's a car that shouldn't exist, but they keep it alive for the oil barons in the Middle East to blow their money on.

The styling on this one is questionable, but no doubt it has presence and it's good bling. From that perspective it does everything it was originally designed for.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 22:44

So upgrade the Transmission

The Veyron is over 930 lb-ft of Torque so its not as if its impossible

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 22:51

This is the kind of car you'd see being driven by a rich Arab in Saudi Arabia (or a rapper in North America). I don't really like the look but I can appreciate the "bling" factor. I wonder what the fuel economy is like. It must be pretty bad.