Macho Mercedes-Benz Power: BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800

 

Although not the most active thought in the minds of this world, somewhere on this globe owners or perspective owners of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe could be bored to tears by the mere 451-horsepower from the vehicle’s 6.2 liter V-8 engine. Along with the powerplant, maybe ponderings relating to the look of the two-door hardtop is also leaving luxury car customers craving an overall performance package to impassion the C63 AMG Coupe. For the poor souls seeking a more extravagant amount of engine output, experienced, award-winning German tuner BRABUS revealed a hyperactive version of Mercedes-Benz C-Class based personal luxury coupe. The evolution on a vehicle created more than a year before based on a S63 AMG sedan, the Bullit name is once again being used to demonstrate extreme German motoring first shown at the past 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

Dubbed the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800, the numerical indicator in the vehicle’s name is synonymous with the most eye-catching detail of the modified Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. Replacing the 6.2 liter V-8 found in the C63 AMG, BRABUS adds a 6.3 liter V-12 Biturbo powerplant harvested from the Mercedes-Benz S600. Mated with extensive features inside the engine positioned for high-power capabilities such as mixture-flow optimized breathing and a BRABUS stainless steel performance exhaust, the Bullit Coupe casually generates 800 horsepower. Despite the insane amount of horsepower, the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 meets EURO V emission standards.

 

 

Combining with up to 1,047 pounds-feet of torque (electronically limited at 811 pounds feet), the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 is the perhaps the most unhindered personal luxury two-doors to be treated to the skilled hands of trained performance engineers. Lighting up pavement in 0 to 62 mile per hour acceleration, the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 launches the full distance in just 3.7 seconds. For 0 to 184 miles per hour, a driver only needs to place their foot on the throttle for 23.8 seconds inside the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800. Top speed with the BRABUS vehicle is said to exceed 230 miles per hour. All 800 horsepower of the car is made available through a specially-tuned 7-speed automatic transmission coupled to a limited-slip differential on the rear wheel drivetrain.

Riding on a suspension developed in association with Bilstein, BRABUS has created a height-adjustable exterior profile for the Bullit Coupe 800. The programmable suspension qualities of the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 allow a driver to choose 10 settings specifying the ideal mix of sport and luxury feel. Braking is upgraded with the robust stopping power of aluminum 12-piston forward calipers and 6-piston rear calipers grabbing vented steel discs. Completing the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800’s handling package, a choose of Continental, Pirelli or Yokohama high-performance tires will cover 20-inch BRABUS Monoblock R wheels.

 

 

Dressing up the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 exterior, the accessorization is also highly functional. The aerodynamic package of the vehicle includes carbon fiber air routers, front spoiler and rear diffuser. Lightweight and capturing invigorating the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 design with qualities perhaps seen on a DTM car, the blending of carbon fiber outside is carried over to the inside of the two-door. Genuine carbon fiber is used to trim the dashboard, center console and door panels of what is still a posh, luxury car cabin. Black leather and Alcantara is created especially for the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 with the tasteful use of red accenting awaking the performance passion of occupants. A BRABUS sport steering wheel and aluminum foot pedals and shifter tops off the interior of the Bullit Coupe 800.

For the limited few of us who can take advantage of such a German performance car Nirvana, the BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800 is the uncompromising piece set to tempt Mercedes-Benz horsepower junkies.

Information and photo source: BRABUS

 

 

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Admiring automobiles ever since childhood viewership of the TV show Knight Rider, Chris Nagy grew as an enthusiast enroute to become an automotive and motorsport writer. Drawn to the rich world of motoring, Chris discovers charm everywhere in the industry from supercars like the Bugatti Veyron to a Kia Soul. Car design, engineering, performance and the passion itself fuels his daily existence.

2 Comments on "Macho Mercedes-Benz Power: BRABUS Bullit Coupe 800"

  1. Andrew

    I love the engine on this, but it looks like they took the front end off another car and glued it to the chassis.

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