Tuner Cars: BRABUS upgrades the new Mercedes C 220 CDI

German tuner BRABUS has just unveiled their new BRABUS D3 S POWER XTRA upgrade for the new 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 220 CDI. The upgrade gives the 2008 Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI an extra 49 horsepower for a total of 217 with a maximum torque of 354 lb-ft.

The BRABUS Mercedes C 220 CDI has the ability to go from 0-62 mph in 7.8 seconds (a full second quicker) with a top speed of 149mph.

BRABUS has also added a aerodynamic-enhancement kit, sporty suspension modifications from a simple lowering kit to a complete sports suspension, high-performance brake systems as well as exclusive interior accessories including a handcrafted leather interior.

Click through for the images and the press release.

BRABUS 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 220 CDI Gallery:

  

Press Release:

50 PS (49 hp) / 36.8 kW more Power and an Extra 80 Nm (59 lb-ft) of Torque with BRABUS D3 S POWER XTRA

An increase in maximum power output from standard 170 PS (168 hp) / 125 kW to 220 PS (217 hp) / 162 kW, a jump in torque from 400 Nm to 480 Nm (295 to 354 lb-ft), combined with maximum environmental friendliness in accordance with Euro IV emission limits, and all that backed by the one-of-a-kind BRABUS Tuning Warranty® of three years, up to 100,000 kilometers (see BRABUS warranty conditions): For the new Mercedes-Benz C 220 CDI BRABUS presents the new BRABUS POWER XTRA D3 S power kit.

The processor-controlled BRABUS auxiliary control unit with integrated injector drive module comes with a ready-to-connect wire harness and detailed installation instructions. It can be installed quickly and easily by any authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer. The BRABUS POWER XTRA D3 S tuning kit works flawlessly in conjunction with the standard particulate filter of the C 220 CDI and increases maximum power output by 50 PS (49 hp) / 36.8 kW and peak torque by 80 Nm (59 lb-ft). Despite the increased performance emissions of the turbodiesel engine remain on the low level of the production car: Even with BRABUS performance tuning the car meets stringent EURO IV emission standards.

The added powerful of the tuned diesel engine is noticeable in every traffic situation: The increase in torque gives the C 220 CDI superior pulling power even at low engine speeds, making passing maneuvers shorter and safer.

Vehicle performance speaks for itself: With a sprint time from 0 ““ 100 km/h (62 mph) of 7.8 seconds the C 220 CDI with BRABUS D3 S performance kit takes almost a full second less than the production car. The top speed of 239 km/h (149 mph) exceeds that of the production model by 10 km/h (6 mph).

The fully stainless-steel BRABUS quad sport exhaust for the Mercedes C 220 CDI looks great and gives the car a more powerful exhaust note.

In addition to performance tuning BRABUS offers an extensive customization program for the new Mercedes C-Class. The product range includes a sporty yet elegantly shaped aerodynamic-enhancement kit, sporty suspension modifications from a simple lowering kit to a complete sports suspension, high-performance brake systems as well as exclusive interior accessories including handcrafted fully leather interiors made from only the very best materials with utmost precision and loving attention to detail.

 

Source: WorldCarFans

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