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It’s fitting that the man in the clip below is called Shmee. That’s probably the sound he made when he first put the hammer down in the Gemballa-modified Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. The legendary tuner of Porsches tweaked the hypercar’s ECU, bumping the 5.4-liter supercharged V8′s output up to 666 horsepower. Of course, it also customized […]


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It’s true that you learn something new everyday.  I just discovered that I was misinformed about commercials.  How silly of me to think that television ads are typically for products that are necessary and/or affordable to the vast majority of consumers. This mid-2000s spot from Mercedes-Benz for the SLR McLaren taught me it’s worth alerting […]


The 2010 Mercedes Benz SLR Stirling Moss? Well, you can’t buy one unless you already own one of the other SLR models, even if you have a spare $1,000,000 burning a hole in your pocket. The SLR Stirling Moss is the last in a line of big, mega-performance Mercedes SLR sports cars developed with the […]