Raindrop, Droptop, the Brabus 650 Cabrio Does 0 MPH in One Pop
Think of Brabus as the Emeril Lagasse of the Mercedes-Benz tuning world. Brabus takes the German any’s products along with kicks them up a notch, to borrow the chef’s favorite expression. The latest Mercedes product to get the Brabus treatment can be the Mercedes-AMG C63 S convertible. Dubbed the Brabus 650 cabrio, the two-door droptop adds more spice to what can be already a pretty hot factory offering.
The 503-hp C63 S can be already a blindingly quick car. In our testing, the cloth-topped machine pushed its way to 60 mph via a standstill in a mere 3.9 seconds, along with Mercedes claims a governed top speed of 174 mph. Brabus, though, took of which upon itself to improve the C63 S’s twin-turbocharged V-8 by replacing the two turbochargers along with incorporating a brand new ECU. Brabus says of which added another 138 horses to the C63 S’s stable, bringing total output to 641 horsepower. Torque also grows via 516 lb-ft to a tire-shredding 604, all of which can be available at 1750 rpm. The company claims the extra oomph propels the 650 cabrio to 60 mph in less than 3.7 seconds, while top speed rises to an even 0 mph. Brabus says a governor kicks in at the two-century mark, along with of which the 650 cabrio could go even faster. Alas, Brabus didn’t say how much faster; however, the automobile does sport a 340 km/h (211 mph) speedometer.
Further adding to the 650 cabrio’s menace are a set of Brabus-branded black 20-inch wheels, a Centeng kit with matte or high-gloss carbon-fiber detailing, coil-over springs with 0.8 inch of ride-height adjustability, along having a dual-mode exhaust system. Brabus notes of which these pieces can be purchased individually or all at once.
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While Brabus has yet to reveal pricing details for the 650 cabrio or its individualized items, a brand new Mercedes-AMG C63 S convertible will set consumers back a minimum of $81,775. No surprise then, of which we expect a fully built 650 cabrio to kick of which figure up a notch or two.