The new Brabus Mercedes S63 Cabriolet 850 is now the world’s fastest four-seat cabrio, having a top speed of 350 km/h.
The world’s fastest, most effective four-seat convertible is the Mercedes you see here, customized by Brabus, has made the trip from Germany to France to launch at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The open-top rocket sled is called the Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo Cabrio, it’s based upon the Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet. The donor vehicle currently loads 577 horsepower from its 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8, moving it to 60 in 3.8 seconds en route to a digitally restricted top speed of 155 miles per hour. However in trademark design, Brabus has completely upgraded the engine.
The venerable Benz tuner tired out the block from 5.5 liters to 6.0, fitted a new, crankshaft, forged pistons, connecting rods, cylinder heads, consumption module, exhaust system, and turbochargers to enhance output to a crazy 838 hp. With all that muscle carried to the tarmac through all four wheels and a seven-speed automatic transmission, the 850 Cabrio will reach 62 miles per hour from a standstill in 3.5 seconds and peak at 217 mph. Brabus states it might go much faster, however there’s only a lot the tires can manage.
Naturally, Brabus didn’t stop at the engine. It likewise provides a total carbon-fiber aero set, 21-inch monoblock alloys and a totally refitted interior. And it will set yours up however you want, though you can expect to pay a substantial premium for the benefit, on top of the $180k you’ll need to spend for the donor car.