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Kicherer Mercedes CLS 500 Is The Big Black One

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The latest project emerged from the hands of the tuning specialists at Kicherer, who have decided to give the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS a boost, both in terms of styling, as well in what the performance is concerned. But before we move on to detail the mods, we’ll tell you the program is affectionately nicknamed Edition Black or The Big Black One.

We’ll start with the supercar’s naturally aspirated V8 engine that develops 408 hp and 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) of torque when it leaves the Mercedes factory.

The unit has been tweaked to deliver 470 hp and 690 Nm (509 lb-ft) of torque. This increase in power has been achieved through the use of an ECU remap, as well as a sports exhaust system that features rectangular design end pipes, for a sportier, yet discrete note.

Kicherer also went for a Power Converter, recalibrating the vehicle’s acceleration pedal so that it instantly reacts to driver’s commands. Moreover, The Kicherer 2011 Mercedes CLS 500 has also received a high-performance braking system with compound discs, flexible stainless steel houses and 6 and 4 piston calipers, in order to provide the necessary stopping power.

Naturally the tuners also worked on the visual aspect of the CLS 500, which becomes more aggressive yet with a touch of elegance. Specifically, exterior changes the Kicherer 2011 Mercedes CLS 500 received include the tuner's in-house handmade RS-1 20 inch forged wheels and the matte black and carbon body foliation, while the interior has been enhanced with various high-quality elements and door sills in piano lacquer.

 
 
 
 
 

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