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OLD AMG VERSES NEW AMG

OLD AMG VERSES NEW AMG

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rnd

Original Poster:

387 posts

163 months

Monday 1st October 2012
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Hi there, I have the slk 55amg 2010 and bhp is 360 and torque is 376
The new ones are 420 bhp and torque is 398. I an guessing that the new one
has lower torque than bhp because of weight.
Thinking of changing to the new one to get the extra bhp but has anyone else upgraded to the newer one?
What I would like to know do you feel any power difference or any other differences
Also I have been told the new ones do not sound as "v8ish" when driving normally until the
butterflies in the exhaust open and it comes back on to the 8 pots when you plant it.
Thanks guys in advance
Ps do AMG do any power upgrades for the old ones (electronics wise)

rnd

Original Poster:

387 posts

163 months

Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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Thought I would get a few replies
Any views guys

SFO

3,873 posts

80 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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rnd said:
Also I have been told the new ones do not sound as "v8ish" when driving normally until the
butterflies in the exhaust open and it comes back on to the 8 pots when you plant it.
I thought I read that you can switch off cylinder deactivation by selecting sport plus mode on the transmission?