Brabus pulls the curtain of its new 800 Journey XLP Superblack. It’s a stretched pick-up conversion of the G-Class. And it’s not rocket science. It’s, because the title signifies, tremendous black.
In addition to being tremendous black, the Brabus 800 Journey XLP Superblack sports activities a full bodykit that makes it scary from nearly any aspect you take a look at it. It’s the tuning firm’s Widedstar bodykit with carbon fiber accents. You possibly can sport them within the radiator grille, within the bumpers, within the newly designed vented hood. There’s carbon fiber on the flared fenders, on the aspect steps and the side-mounted exhaust pipes illuminated in purple sport it as effectively.
And that’s not all. Brabus carried out some slicing and welding to show the G-Class right into a pickup truck, taking the size of the car all the best way to five.31 meters (17.4 ft). The tuners additionally enhanced the off-road capabilities with a entrance winch and further LEDs. In the meantime, the spare wheel migrated from the previous trunk door to the pickup mattress. Talking of wheels, Brabus geared up its adventure-ready mannequin with 22-inch Brabus Monoblock H forge alloys, particularly designed for heavy-duty off-road, wrapped in Pirelli Scorpion ATR tires.
We talked about off-roading, didn’t we? Then it’s essential to know that the car obtained entrance and rear Brabus portal axles. Largely of aluminum, the Brabus Trip Management suspension is totally adjustable. The bottom clearance now goes as excessive as 49 centimeters (19.2 inches).
Brabus 800 Journey XLP Superblack
And it’s not simply in regards to the seems, as a result of as you’ll be able to think about, Brabus didn’t simply convey the G-Class into its store for some cosmetic surgery. They labored their magic tips on the engine as effectively, so the AMG 4.0-liter V8 dragon now expires flames with 800 horsepower and 1,000 Nm of torque. Guess you knew it proper from the title, didn’t you? What the title doesn’t point out, nevertheless it’s crystal clear if you already know a factor or two about that engine, is that it delivers assets to each axles through a nine-speed automated transmission.
These figures are sufficient for the foe of aerodynamics weighing virtually three tons (2,936 kilograms, 6,473 kilos) to run from a standstill to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.8 seconds on its strategy to a high pace of 210 km/h (130 mph). However are you certain you wish to go that quick in a lifted heavyweight pickup truck? No, we didn’t assume so.
You probably have the sensation that one thing’s lacking from this presentation, sure, you bought that proper. We couldn’t have failed to note. Brabus did throw a few of its magic mud on board as effectively. That is how the seats and door playing cards ended up in a Heritage sample black leather-based and there are “77” logos inside. Why Heritage and why 77? 1977 is the 12 months the corporate was based.
The German tuning home is promoting the Brabus 800 Journey XLP Superblack for an excellent worth, in fact. With 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) on the clock, it’s on the market for €726,259 ($824,043). Supply time stretches from six to 12 months.