Like other cars that have the sheer elegance and ability of a supercar, the Mercedes-Benz C11 dazzled enthusiasts during its original release in the 1970, surpassing design and performance standards like no other vehicle. Thanks to the folks at GWA Tuning, the present world can have a look of what might be one of the most beautiful cars ever made.
The GWA Ciento Onse is a modern reproduction of the C11 with a bad-ass M120 Mercedes Unit powered by a V12 engine that draws 408 hp. It has the same braking system as the S55 with an adjustable suspension. The body is structured with advanced aerodynamics and is made with Aluminum, so you could only imagine it like a huge speeding bullet on the road.
The interior of the Ciento Onse would tickle every celebrity’s taste. The seats feature a 70’s inspired plaid pattern, as well as aluminum brake pads, shiny door sills, and a radio and air conditioning taken from the W120R unit.
Who do you think, among famous celebrity car enthusiasts and collectors, will be the first ones to own a GWA Ciento Once?
I know that the current Cayenne is a bit of an eyesore and no matter what you do to it you can’t change that fact, but you can’t deny it is a car of very high class. It is a high roller’s car and is on par with the Range Rover and Merdad’s two-door treatment makes it even more prestigious.
The two-door conversion is part of the program that entail a body kit, some huge 22-inch wheels, upgraded suspension which lowers the car by a few inches, and engine upgrade up to 750 hp. The interior package is also very remarkable, with a red and black theme, lots of suede, leather, Alcantara and carbon fiber and new instrument panel.
The Mercedes SLR McLaren went out of production a while back, however, McLaren is offering a new run of just 25 units. How about that for exclusivity. The last produced SLRs, called the Mercedes SLR McLaren Edition, come with a range of updates. The Mercedes SLR McLaren Edition comes with a new aerodynamics package including new front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser and larger side air vents shaped as the McLaren logo. The Mercedes SLR McLaren Edition also comes with orange brake calipers and black light alloy rims.
Various sources are reporting the Mercedes SLR McLaren Edition is powered by a 5.4-liter engine that has been tuned to develop 625 hp. Other performance figures of the Mercedes SLR McLaren Edition are not yet public.
Pricing has yet to be determined but you can bet it’s more than a couple years salary! Video and more Mercedes SLR McLarens after the jump.
Mercedes SLR McLaren Edition