Mercedes tuner fits a twin-turbo 6.3-litre V12 under the E-class coupe's bonnet
9 March 2010

Brabus has a launched a 789bhp V12 version of the Mercedes E-class coupe.

The 6.3-litre twin-turbo V12 unit also produces 1047lb ft of torque. It propels the car from 0-62mph in just 3.7sec and on to a top speed of more than 230mph.

See the official Brabus E V12 Coupe pictures

As well as fitting the V12 engine under the bonnet, Brabus has also made a range of exterior and interior styling changes to the E-class coupe.

It has fitted a new coil-over suspension system, new upgraded brakes, carbonfibre body panels and 19-inch wheels. Other additions include a new front grille, front and rear bumpers, front and rear spoilers, a rear diffuser, an air intake system and flared wheel arches.

Inside, Brabus has lightweight leather seats, a new sports steering wheel and carbonfibre trim on the dashboard, centre console and doors.

The Brabus E V12 Coupe will cost from 478,000 euro (£433,885).

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9 March 2010

If my nimbers came up on the euromillions this car would definately be on the shortlist!!!

Even at that money!

9 March 2010

If Darth Vader were a car..

9 March 2010

Is all of that power safe in an E Class or will it have so many computers taking care of proceedings that you may as well have bought the normal 350 diesel as it will go just as fast in the real world.

Looks like a candidate for Top Trumps.

9 March 2010

excitement is an inverse proportion to safety.


9 March 2010

[quote Autocar] V12 unit also produces 1047lb ft of torque[/quote]

Madnesssssss!

9 March 2010

£434k!!! I think the people at Brabus have been inhaling too much tyre smoke.

9 March 2010

What a ridiculous, OTT car.

I'll have the estate version please. Oh, and a winning lottery ticket.

9 March 2010

I'd love a version of this engine in a toned-down estate too, that would be exclusive and ridiculous in equal measure.

As for this new coupe, if I were spending £433k on a car I wouldn't want a stick on rear boot spoiler or Halfords-esque spotlights under the sills - cheapens the whole thing somewhat.


9 March 2010

It may be expensive, stupid, pointless whatever but its a car that shouts out..........GET OUT OF MY WAY.

It does look extremely menacing, a car that could scare most things south of a Veyron

9 March 2010

Don't suppose Hertz will be doing a rental deal then?

Peter Cavellini.

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