RE: Brabus GV12 900 'One of Ten' | Frankfurt 2019

RE: Brabus GV12 900 'One of Ten' | Frankfurt 2019

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dendyb

7 posts

126 months

Wednesday 11th September
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One word; Vulgar

okenemem

469 posts

139 months

Wednesday 11th September
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interior looks amazing

sidesauce

1,030 posts

163 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Article said:
Further salient details include a peak of 1,106lb ft (albeit limited to 885lb ft to prevent the nine-speed gearbox from capitulation), 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 174mph.
Capitulation? More like decapitation!laugh

petemurphy

5,478 posts

128 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Cold said:
Meh, you can't hose the floor out and farmers would never buy it.
hahaha!!

donkmeister

1,720 posts

45 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Article said:
Further salient details include a peak of 1,106lb ft (albeit limited to 885lb ft to prevent the nine-speed gearbox from capitulation), 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 174mph.
This torque-limiting seems quite common on uber-powerful cars. I'm familiar with the practice of limiting torque in the low gears to help traction and avoid lunching the final drive components, but to me this reads like they've built an engine that can twist at 1100 lb-ft but never does in any gear. Seems a hollow boast to have performance stats that have been excluded in software. This isn't new either, I think the original AMG S65 had a gearbox-saving torque limit too.

Have I misunderstood?

moldy

103 posts

50 months

Wednesday 11th September
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PPPOOOOOWWWWWEEEEEEERRRRRRRRR!!!!!

yes,yes,yes slightly ott, I would have it looking like a standard G63

WCZ

7,006 posts

139 months

Wednesday 11th September
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everything about this is wonderful

Arsecati

292 posts

62 months

Wednesday 11th September
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This deplorable, dinosaur of a thing has absolutely no place in todays modern society. The quicker these disgusting behemoths are finally scrapped (preferably - recycled), the better - for the sake of our planet and our children!!






(I'll have mine in all black please without any of the carbon fluff thanks - I prefer the look of a 'thug in Savile Row suit look instead of the shoulder pads and double buttons!) wink

Cold

7,337 posts

35 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Is that a paint finish worthy of a €600k+ pricetag?


Schermerhorn

3,594 posts

134 months

Thursday 12th September
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Brabus used to be so much cooler in the 1990s.

Now they look like Mansory copycats.

Aletsch

81 posts

88 months

Friday 13th September
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The V12 sounds fantastically absurd, the car leaves me cold though.
My favourite G-wagon is this one:

https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/classic/mercedes-...