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Brabus Rocket 900 – that is the new reference for high performance in the luxury class, which celebrates its world premiere at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Brabus builds this super car based on the new Mercedes S65.
At the heart of the luxury sedan is the Brabus Rocket 900 6.3 V12 Biturbo increased-displacement engine with a peak power output of 662 kW / 900 hp (887 bhp) and a peak torque of 1,500 Nm (1,106 lb-ft). The power unit in the bow shoots the four-door car from rest to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds. Top speed is in excess of 350 km/h (217 mph).
Visually the Brabus super car impresses with a carbon-fiber aerodynamic-enhancement kit, Brabus “Platinum Edition” 21- or 22-inch wheels and an exquisite two-tone Brabus fine leather interior. The Brabus “iBusiness” infotainment system for the Brabus Rocket 900 is based on state-of-the-art components from Apple such as the iPad mini, the Mac mini, iPod touch and Apple TV, which can be controlled with a custom-developed Brabus Remote app.
The 12-cylinder engine of the S65 is revised in every detail in the Brabus engine shop, which is equipped with a state-of-the-art machine park. The installation of a custom Brabus billet crankshaft with longer stroke in concert with a larger cylinder bore, matching pistons and precision-balanced custom billet connecting rods increases the displacement from 5.5 to 6.3 liters (336 to 384 cubic inches).
Modifications to the engine peripherals also play a large role in the enormous power output. The two production turbos are replaced with turbochargers that have a larger compressor unit and a larger turbine as well as modified exhaust manifolds. Down pipes with a diameter of 80 millimeters (3.1 inches) are also included in the conversion, as is a stainless-steel Brabus high-performance exhaust system with free-flow metal catalysts and actively controlled butterfly valve.
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