Brabus has announced the special tuning program for Mercedes-Benz CL 500 BlueEFFICIENCY. The big luxury coupe gets both styling and performance modifications.

The 4.7 liter twin-turbocharged V8 can get two performance packages - BRABUS B50 – 490 and BRABUS B50 – 520.

The first one boosts the engine to 490PS (360 kW) and 780Nm (575 lb-ft) of torque. The results are thanks to optimized engine electronics – recalibrating mapping for ignition, injection and the electronic boost pressure control.

The more powerful variant features an additional intercooler and the result is astonishing – 520PS (382 kW) at 5250RPM and 820Nm (604 lb-ft). This is an increase of 85PS (63 kW).

The all-wheel-drive coupe accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. The BRABUS Vmax unit eliminates the standard 250-km/h (155-mph) speed limit. The two-door car equipped with Vmax unit and BRABUS B50 - 520 PowerXtra performance kit reaches a top speed of 300 km/h (186 mph). The new top speed requires the installation of a BRABUS speedometer with 360-km/h (220-mph) dial.

Brabus Mercedes CL 500 Engine

The BRABUS stainless-steel sport exhaust system with butterfly valve and four distinctive BRABUS-design tailpipes provide the V8 engine with a sportier exhaust note that never becomes intrusive.

The aerodynamics package features BRABUS front spoiler, a pair of side skirts with integrated LED entrance lights. There are also BRABUS rear fascia with features a central reflector and a custom-tailored cutout on each side for the two dual tailpipes of the BRABUS sport exhaust system.

The CL 500 can be equipped with BRABUS Monoblock wheels in various designs and with diameters between 18 and 22 inches. The Monoblock F cross-spoke design is available in size 9J x 21" mounted with tires in size 265/30 ZR 21 from BRABUS technology partners Continental, Pirelli and YOKOHAMA.

The BRABUS lowering module for the standard ABC suspension is specifically calibrated to these ultra-low-profile tires. The module lowers the ride height of the two-door car by some 25 mm.

BRABUS Mercedes CL 500

A BRABUS high-performance brake system that comes in various versions. Version IV, the largest one, consists of vented and cross-drilled discs measuring 405 x 35 mm and 6-piston aluminum fixed calipers on the front axle. The rear axle stops on steel discs measuring 380 x 34 mm and 4-piston aluminum fixed calipers.

The interior of the all-wheel-drive Mercedes coupe also offers numerous possibilities for exclusive BRABUS refinement. The list of accessories ranges from scuff plates with backlit BRABUS logo and an ergonomically shaped sport steering wheel to aluminum pedals, footrest and shifter.

The BRABUS upholstery shop offers countless exclusive options for trimming the interior of the CL-Class to suit the owner's personal taste. A giant selection of especially soft yet durable BRABUS Mastik leather and finest Alcantara in any desired color is available for that purpose.

BRABUS Mercedes CL 500

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Source: BRABUS