Awesome Swiss-tuned Mercedes McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream

30 04 2009

Swiss designer Ueli Anliker presents his new tuning work the Mercedes McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream. He claims to have depleted more than 30,000 man hours and about 5 million SF, which comes to around $4,35 million US or €3,3 million, to complete the it bejeweled SLR with 24 karat gold and rubies plastered throughout.

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Talking about wings, take Ueli Anliker dressed Mercedes‘s supercar in a detailed bodykit that makes ASMA’s tuning proposals look like a work of art. And let’s not reason about the interior. The Anliker McLaren SLR 999 Red Gold Dream made its unveiling at this week’s at the Swiss tuning show Auto Emotionen (April 24 to 26). We can say more about it, but… just look at it at the gallery below…

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First Spy Photos of New Mercedes McLaren SLR 722 Roadster

11 08 2008

At first we show some renderings of new Mercedes McLaren SLR 722 Roadster. Today we show, spy shots of it Mercedes-McLaren’s most sensational cabrio to year. The SLR is rapid approaching the end of its seven-year lifespan and the Anglo-German partnership has no meaning of charter the controversial supercar compel off quietly into the twilight.

The SLR 722 cabrio is the exclusive text report of the streamer archetype and will most prone feature the same 5.4-litre, V8 AMG, supercharged engine that drives its hard-top sibling. This will mean about 650bhp, a 0-60mph time of around 3.0 seconds and a colossal 800Nm+ of torque!

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First Renderings of New McLaren Mercedes SLR Speedster?!

1 08 2008

With a mass of new exotics arrival out from both Mercedes-Benz and its F1 and former supercar partner McLaren, the ageing Mercedes SLR McLaren is about to be exposed the back door. Nevertheless not before one last hoorah. And if this illustration is any indication, it will be one rip-deafening, ear-freezing hoorah certainly.

Basing on the spy shots that have already surfaced of the SLR McLarenSpeedster” (we don’t know if that’s what it’ll be called officially, but that’s the name we’ve been tossing around), talented illustrator Jon Sibal has crafted the rendering you see above. According to Sibal, the headlights will be the only factor of the outdoor passed over from preceding incarnations of the SLR to the new, more hardcore roofless cavort-song. The cover, which previously melded into the, A-pillars, is more lifeless; the nose draws even more rule inspiration from McLaren-Mercedes formula racing cars; the exhaust pipes have been enthused into the aspect vents… There is no roof and none whatsoever. There is barely any windshield for that subject, just a connect of deflectors. Evidently, we trust the actual vehicle turns out to be as dramatic as Sibal’s conception.

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