649-hp Carlsson CK63 RS is a beefed up Mercedes CLS 63 AMG

Carlsson premiered a tuning kit at the Frankfurt Motor Show for the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG. Using subtle aesthetic enhancements, Carlsson adds some attractive touches to the car inside and out.

An aero kit has been fitted to the CLS 63 AMG with a new front spoiler and lip with black inserts on the stainless steel grille. The rear diffuser, trunk lid, and rear skirt have all also been fitted with new carbon fiber parts. The car rides on a set of 20-inch alloy wheels that compliment the exterior body kit.

Power upgrades are significant as Carlsson tuned the motor from 557-hp to 649-hp, cutting the 0-62mph time from 4.3 to 4.1 seconds. The exhaust has been upgraded to a stainless steel sport system with 4 oval ended pipes.

The CLS was also fitted with a C-Tronic Suspension, Carlsson’s patented version, and dropped 30mm in the front. An automatic device monitors the road condition and adjusts accordingly.

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Inside, Carlsson used a variety of materials for its design including leather and Alcantara, root wood, and carbon fiber, along with other natural elements. All of the seats and door panels have been covered in Carlsson’s exclusive super soft leather. Carbon fiber accents the trim and velour floor mats have been added.

Carlsson also has a variety of additional options to select from for further customization.

– By: Alexandra Koken