Exclusive high-performance all-wheel-drive coupe with 588 kW / 800 hp, 1,000 Nm of torque and 3.1 seconds to 100 km/h
Lights on for the new high-performance all-wheel-drive coupe in a class of its own: At the Geneva Motor Show 2018, BRABUS presents the new BRABUS 800 Coupe based on the Mercedes S 63 4MATIC in a world premiere.
Equipped with the new BRABUS performance upgrade, the turbocharged four-liter eight-cylinder puts out 588 kW / 800 hp (789 bhp) of power and produces a peak torque of 1,000 Nm (737 lb-ft) at a low 3,600 rpm. In tandem with the all-wheel-drive system, the two-door takes just 3.1 seconds to sprint from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph). The top speed is limited electronically to 300 km/h (186 mph).
BRABUS refines the new facelift version of the S-Class coupe visually with a newly developed aerodynamics upgrade made from naked carbon, and 21-inch or 22-inch hi-tech forged wheels.
An exclusive BRABUS fine leather interior lends the new BRABUS 800 Coupe the finishing touches.
The new 4.0-liter twin-turbo eight-cylinder engine of the current S 63 models offers reserves ex-factory that the BRABUS power unit engineers unleash without compromising the durability.
To achieve the intended 800 horsepower, the forced induction system had to be modified. BRABUS developed special high-performance turbochargers to achieve a significant increase in power. A modified core assembly with reinforced axial bearings and a larger compressor unit provide a maximum boost pressure of 1.6 bar.
To match the new hardware, the engineers also modified the engine control unit. To this end, a BRABUS PowerXtra plug-and-play auxiliary control module is adapted to the CAN data bus. This module provides the engine with new mapping for injection, ignition and boost pressure control, which was developed in extensive tests on state-of-the-art test benches and on public roads.
After the conversion, the BRABUS 800 engine delivers outstanding performance figures: The peak power of 588 kW / 800 hp (789 bhp) is produced at a low 6,100 rpm. Just as impressive is the peak torque of 1,000 Nm, on tap already at just 3,600 rpm.
The power is transmitted to all four wheels by the 4MATIC+ all-wheel-drive system and a nine-speed automatic transmission, which can also be shifted manually with the BRABUS RACE aluminum paddle shifters on the steering wheel.
This power unit in the bow makes the BRABUS 800 Coupe one of the most powerful four-seat all-wheel-drive coupes in the world. From rest, the exclusive two-door reaches 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.1 seconds. The top speed is limited electronically to 300 km/h (186 mph). A BRABUS Vmax module for even higher top speeds is in development.
Technology partner MOTUL supplies the hi-tech lubricants for the entire powertrain of the new BRABUS supercar. The strong sides of the BRABUS sport exhaust system are sound and performance. It is available for all S 63 variants. The all-stainless system reduces the exhaust backpressure and features exhaust flaps for an electronically controlled sound management. From the cockpit, the driver can choose between the subtle “Coming Home” mode and the open position of the exhaust flaps, which coaxes a markedly powerful exhaust note from the twin-turbo V8.
The increased performance potential naturally also places high demands on the aerodynamic-enhancement components, which were newly developed by the BRABUS designers for the facelift version of the S-Class coupe in the wind tunnel.
BRABUS developed an additional front spoiler lip for the front bumper. It is produced from naked carbon and finished with a high-gloss sealer. As a result, it lends the two-door some motor racing flair. The thrilling looks are accompanied by aerodynamic efficiency. The new front spoiler reduces front-axle lift at high speeds, which further optimizes the handling stability. Tailor-made carbon elements also give the large air intakes in the front bumper a more dynamic design.
The new aerodynamic-enhancement concept for the modified S-Class coupe is rounded off by the BRABUS naked-carbon diffuser with tailor-made cutouts for the BRABUS sport exhaust system, and the subtle rear spoiler on the trunk lid, which is likewise made from carbon. The designers also developed carbon covers for the side mirrors and carbon attachments for the side air vents, which highlight the sporty lines even more.
The outstanding traits of the BRABUS Monoblock wheels are thrilling design, highest quality and further enhanced driving dynamics. They are available for the Mercedes S-Class coupe with diameters ranging from 18 to 22 inches.
At the Geneva Motor Show 2018, the new high-performance coupe is on display with two different BRABUS Monoblock wheel designs: The BRABUS Monoblock M "PLATINUM EDITION" 21-inch forged wheels are also on display for the first time. They combine the effect of tremendous optical size that disc designs have with ten larger and ten smaller openings calculated to optimize venting of the brakes. They make excellent use of the available space under the wheel arches in sizes 9Jx21 on the front axle and 10.5Jx21 in back. The optimal tires are mounted in the form of Continental, Pirelli or YOKOHAMA high-performance tires in sizes 255/35 ZR 21 at the front and 295/30 ZR 21 on the rear axle.
The other side of the vehicle shows off the even larger BRABUS Monoblock G "Platinum Edition" forged wheels. It features 9Jx22 rims with 255/30 ZR 22 tires on the front axle and 10Jx22 wheels with 295/25 ZR 22 tires at the rear. All these wheels use state-of-the-art forging technology, which offers an optimal blend of maximum strength and lightweight construction.
The BRABUS lowering module, which lowers the ride height of the two-door by about 15 millimeters (.6 in) is specifically calibrated to the ultra-low-profile tires.
BRABUS fine leather – this chrome badge on the seat backrests documents that the interior of this show car comes from the in-house upholstery shop of the refinement specialist. The designers chose cuoio-colored leather for the BRABUS 800 Coupe, every inch of it quilted with pinpoint precision in a special design. It is adorned by black piping and seams.
The optionally available BRABUS genuine carbon elements with brilliant or matte sealer and aluminum components such as the BRABUS RACE paddle shifters, pedals and door pins add decidedly sporty touches to the cockpit. Markedly elegant interior elements comprising noble-wood inlays with many different grains and surface finishes are available as an alternative.
Scuff plates with backlit BRABUS logo whose colors can change matching the ambient lighting in the interior round off the cockpit.
The BRABUS 800 Coupe is available as a complete vehicle or can be built based on any existing current Mercedes S 63 4MATIC+ Coupe.
Fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class: BRABUS 800 Coupe based on the Mercedes S 63 4MATIC+ Coupé: city 11.7 l/100 km, highway 7.3 l/100 km, combined: 8.9 l/100 km. Combined CO2 emissions: 203 g/km, efficiency class D.