2011 BRABUS TESLA ROADSTER GREEN PACKAGE
Brabus’ Zero Emission division joined forces with German electricity company RWE and created the Green Package for the Tesla Roadster, it is for provide added value to its customers.
Tesla offering exterior and interior upgrades, the ‘green’ package includes a quick charging station for the owner’s garage and 30,000 kilometers (18,641 miles) worth of electric power from RWE. And every purchase, buyers also receive a one-year pass for free use of all public RWE charging stations.
The Tesla Roadster can be fully charged in less than six hours for an operating range of some 350 km (220 miles). The quick charging station gets the job done three times faster.
Starting with the exterior, Brabus with the Germans added a carbon fiber lip to the front bumper and incorporated LED daytime running lights into the front grille. At the rear we can find a discrete carbon fiber wing and diffuser. Brabus adds a sound generator, which replicates the grunt “of a typical V8, a racecar or two futuristic soundscapes.
011 Brabus Tesla Roadster Green Package’s body can be painted in any color while the car rides on 18-inch front and 19-inch rear Monoblock S alloys, shod in 215/35 front and 255/30 rear tires. The alloys are finished in black and have a subtle outline matched to the exterior color.
And in interior can be specified in a combination of perforated leather and Alcantara, but other options are also available, such as scuff plates with illuminated Brabus logos and even a leather-covered floor.
2011 BRABUS MERCEDES BENZ SLS AMG WIDESTAR
The German tuning house chose this week’s Essen Motor Show to present its “wide-body” take on the Gullwing model in Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. Brabus put the aero package is called Widestar and it encompasses a front spoiler, a rear apron with a new diffuser, blistered rear wheel arches with air inlets and outlets, and a boot lid spoiler.
Engineers also sculpted the rocker panels, optimizing airflow between axles, and added bigger air outlets for the front fenders. All components are made from carbon fiber and have been tested in the firm’s wind tunnel. Clients can choose between a matte or glossy clear-coated finish for the body parts. If that’s not their thing, optionally, the company can paint them in the body’s color or in a contrasting tone.
The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Widestar offer the driver can adjust the suspension’s height with the touch of a button to make the car sportier or more comfortable than the stock SLS. Stiffer sway bars are also on the menu. It is because the ride height was lowered by 30 mm and a new, height-adjustable suspension was developed in collaboration with Bilstein.
Brabus also add the custom tailored ultra-light 20- and 21-inch front and rear Monoblock F Platinum Edition forged wheels, wrapped around in 275/30 ZR20 and 295/25 ZR21 Yokohama rubber. The new rims are bigger and lighter reducing unsprung weight and, thus, improving handling, the tuner claims.
For the interior, Brabus Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Widestar offers a plethora of custom options, ranging from carbon fiber inlays in any desired color to an ergonomically shaped steering wheel. Premium upholstery is also offered, made from the fine leather and Alcantara.
Powered by 6.2-liter V8 engine with a high-performance and lighter (-12 kg or -26 lbs.) titanium exhaust system with sound management, which increases power by 10 hp.