We all have our own unique ways of celebrating major accomplishments. Some of us indulge in a fancy meal at our favorite restaurant after getting a graduate school acceptance letter. Others go out and buy a pricey gadget as a personal gift for landing a huge promotion. Mercedes-Benz builds its own trophies.
It’s V8 vs. V8. Mano a mano. It’s Marvel vs. DC. I’ll tell you right now, though, the Mercedes sounds miles better than the high-strung V8 of the BMW.
Thankfully, there’s no shortage of videos of E55s absolutely spanking some of the most pricey supercars on the planet.
There seems to be a trend in drag racing where people put their super-powerful combustion-powered cars against the Tesla Model S P85. There has been a stream of contenders battling the electric-powered sedan, and all have lost. Will the G63 lose, too?
Despite forum member “macko’s” prowess with killing Camaros and giving GT-Rs a run for their money with his 2005 E55 AMG, Macko’s got a bit of a traction issue.
Over the past year, forum member “bstudey01″ has been chasing the ever-elusive sub-11-second barrier with his 2003 E55 AMG. After working with a few speed shops and getting what they describe as a “killer race tune”, the car finally managed a 10.85 @ 128 mph.
From the looks of this video, it appears girl power trumps American muscle.
Are you more likely to look at MV Agusta now that AMG will be controlling them?
The video I’m about to show you saddens me, and at the same time, makes me smile like an idiot. Why? Because these two glorious Mercedes-powered behemoths represent the end of an era.
Unless you want a swift kick to the nuts, never, EVER, try to challenge a Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S 4MATIC to a drag race.