E55 vs CTS-V in Epic Drag Race Showdown
Watch as an E55 AMG spanks a new CTS-V with a serious whack of comeuppance.
At first, I was looking for something with a GM V8…until a buddy of mine pulled up in his CLK55 AMG. After a ride in that, I knew what I had to look for: an AMG. Right now, I’m still looking, but the following video caught my eye, or rather, my ear.
There is fast, and then there is “Holy Space Balls I’m Moving Entirely Too Fast for My Mind to Conceive” fast. Or in other words: going plaid. This Weistec E63S is definitely the latter.
Some old Mercs fall short in the engine department. Sure, the engine will never die, but that’s because you’ll practically be standing still. This swap fixes all that.
This is forum member “Kamilclk430’s” CL600. It has an angry mob’s-worth of horsepower, two turbos, a V12, and will run the quarter-mile in around 10 seconds. It also looks unbelievably sinister, and right now it’s for sale.