For greater than ten years, the downward-pointing trident has stood for unparalleled efficiency throughout the Mercedes-Benz and AMG neighborhood. It is because the specialists at POSAIDON – whose trademark is that this polearm extensively utilized in mythology – choose up the place others left off a very long time in the past with regards to efficiency enhancement.
However this uncooked energy is never placed on full public show by the POSAIDON engineers, who usually choose to hide it in a considerably inconspicuous exterior that belies the lofty heights of efficiency it could possibly truly obtain. A first-rate instance of that is the POSAIDON S 63 RS 830+ proven right here, which is predicated on the AMG variant of the big S-Class Coupe (C217).
POSAIDON pushed its 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo engine (M177DE40AL) from the factory-set 612 hp and 900 Nm to a ferocious 880 hp and 1,200 Nm. This transformation, which POSAIDON is valuing at €29,990 (US $36,322), was achieved utilizing excessive efficiency turbochargers with ball bearings, a sport air filter, and down pipes with sport catalytic converters. Naturally, the software program of the engine management unit, transmission management unit and drive practice management unit (CPC) was additionally tweaked. So now, the two-ton POSAIDON S 63 RS 830+ goes from Zero to 100 km/h in simply 2.9 seconds. The highest pace of this high-caliber bullet has been restricted to 350 km/h to account for the tires.
However there’s extra: Below the identical title, POSAIDON can also be providing the S 63 RS 830+ with 940 hp and 1,280 Nm, which – for the value of €52,000 (US $62,981)- goes past the opposite upgrades to incorporate cylinder head porting, valve seat alterations and a water/methanol injection system (optionally with a person tank). With this type of energy, it could possibly go from Zero to 100 km/h in a mere 2.eight seconds, however the max pace continues to be capped at 350 km/h, once more to account for the tires.
And that’s not the top of the story! POSAIDON has already introduced that one other energy stage is within the M177DE40AL pipeline, which is able to smash the 1,000 hp sound barrier!
There’s additionally one thing just a little tamer for individuals who need it, with the added bonus of TÜV approval: The POSAIDON S 63 RS 830, which – because the title suggests – delivers 830 hp and 1,100 Nm. This model comes with improve turbochargers and prices €24,000 (US $29,066) incl. TÜV certificates. Its prime pace can also be 350 km/h, and it sprints from Zero to 100 km/h in three easy seconds.
For extra price-sensitive clients, POSAIDON can also be providing a purely digital efficiency improve: A software program replace for the engine management unit pushes the AMG’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 to 700 hp and 950 Nm, which – paired with modifications to the transmission management unit and drive practice management unit (CPC) – accelerates the S 63 4MATIC+ Coupe from Zero to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and to a prime pace of 330 km/h. The value: €4,200 (US $5,087). A TÜV certificates can be obtained with this.
By the way in which: All of those POSAIDON energy ranges can be found not only for the S Class Coupe, but in addition all different AMG collection with the M177 engine. These are the E 63 (213), GLE 63 (167), GT 63 (X290), G 63 (463), S 63 (222) and GLS 63 (X167).
POSAIDON can also be providing comparable upgrades for the C 63 (205) and GLC 63 (253) in addition to for all AMG GTs with the M178.