German tuner Brabus focuses on giving Mercedes-Benz fashions a full makeover that is visually and audibly loud. Its newest construct is a GLE63 S referred to as the 800 that is brimming with extra horsepower than Dodge’s Durango SRT Hellcat.
Brabus elevated the twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8’s output to 800 horsepower, which represents about 197 greater than inventory. That is like injecting a little bit greater than a Mazda MX-5 Miata’s price of energy into the driveline. Torque checks in at 738 pound-feet, versus 627 in the usual GLE. New turbos are a part of the modifications made.
Bolted to a nine-speed automated transmission, the muscle-bound V8 sends the 800 from zero to 62 mph in 3.Four seconds and on to a high velocity electronically restricted to 180 mph. It exhales by a stainless-steel exhaust system that lets it sing its sonorous anthem on the open street whereas retaining quiet when a “Coming Dwelling” mode is engaged.
Extra energy is a modification that is troublesome to argue in opposition to, however the visible modifications made to the GLE are extra divisive. Using on 23-inch wheels, the 800 positive aspects a full physique equipment that features a redesigned insert within the entrance bumper, a entrance splitter, fender flares, a rear wing, and a diffuser wrapped round 4 exhaust shops. After which there’s the grille: AMG’s Panamericana design receives a pair of intakes that give the SUV a glance that is a little bit Pumba-like. Refined? Nope, however that is not the purpose. Brabus has by no means aimed to play it protected so as to maintain everybody completely satisfied.
Pricing data for the Brabus 800 hasn’t been revealed but, however we will already let you know it will not be low-cost. Mercedes-AMG prices $117,050 for the inventory 2021 GLE63 S (together with a compulsory $1,050 vacation spot cost). The Brabus might be a good sight extra.