Video: 388-hp Mercedes-Benz B55 does a burnout

Mercedes-Benz B55

Around two weeks a go a group of students at Mercedes-Benz surprised automotive fans by fitting a V8 AMG engine into a rear-wheel-drive B-Class. Titled ‘Mercedes-Benz B55’, the model is powered by a 5.5L V8 engine making 388-hp and 391 lb-ft of torque. According to Andreas Wurz, who headed the project, the B55 should run from 0-62 mph in less than 6 seconds.

Want to see it do a burn out? Hit the jump for the video.

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– By: Omar Rana