Four Fiercely Tuned Mercedes-Benz SLS AMGs

Geneva Motor Show brings a quartet of modded gullwings.

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  • Brabus 700 Biturbo 1
    <b>Brabus Mercedes SLS AMG 700 Biturbo</b>
    <i>Brabus is known for pulling herds of extra ponies out of Mercedes-Benz motors, and to do so in the SLS, they strapped a pair of turbochargers to the 6.2 liter V8, enabling the motor to generate 690 horsepower and 626 lb-ft.</i>
  • Brabus 700 Biturbo 2
    <b>Brabus Mercedes SLS AMG 700 Biturbo</b>
    <i>The wide body kit plays up the added power without making the car look too busy, while 20" rims up front and 21" ones in back give it a bit more panache.</i>
  • Brabus 700 Biturbo 3
    <b>Brabus Mercedes SLS AMG 700 Biturbo</b>
    <i>Brabus says the 700 Biturbo will do the 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and top out at 213 miles per hour.</i>
  • Fab design sls amg 1
    <b>FAB Design Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG</b>
    <i>We ain't gonna lie: we're digging this matte blue paint job. We can't think of the last time we saw a car wearing this color, and it looks quite fine on the SLS AMG.</i>
  • Fab design sls amg 2
    <b>FAB Design Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG</b>
    <i>But the rest of FAB's design isn't so pleasing. The SLS looks best when kept nice and clean, and this kit is just busy for the sake of being busy.</i>
  • Fab design sls amg 3
    <b>FAB Design Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG</b>
    <i>Blue-on-white seats sounds fresh in principle, but again, it's just too busy here. Cleaner is better!</i>
  • Hamann SLS AMG Hawk 1
    <b>Hamann Hawk</b>
    <i>Anyone ask for an SLS with a spray-on tan? Someone must have. We can't imagine Hamann would coat this Benz's skin in this shade unless somebody specifically asked for it.</i>
  • Hamann SLS AMG Hawk 2
    <b>Hamann Hawk</b>
    <i>The Hawk isn't all aesthetic changes, though; Hamann bumped the engine up to 628 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque. Single-piece 21" rims wearing 245/30 tires up front and 345/25 rubber in back help the Hawk grip the ground.</i>
  • Hamann SLS AMG Hawk 3
    <b>Hamann Hawk</b>
    <i>Seems Hamann used up all their energy on the car's exterior, though. Why no love for the guts, guys?</i>
  • mansory cormeum 1
    <b>Mansory Cormeum</b>
    <i>Mansory went all out for their Geneva SLS, stripping the stock car of its original body panels and replacing them with carbon fiber ones, shaving 198 pounds off the weight. In the process, the car receives a new front fascia.</i>
  • mansory cormeum 2
    <b>Mansory Cormeum</b>
    <i>The car receives a power bump up to 650 horsepower as well, insuring it should move with plenty of additional verve compared to the stock car. Only 15 will be made, so if you want one, pick up the phone and call 'em now.</i>

Most of the world’s automotive journalists headed to snowy Geneva, Switzerland this week for the Geneva Motor Show, to check out the latest and greatest of the car world. And while most of the focus tends to land on the world debuts from the car companies themselves—such as the Ferrari Four and the Lamborghini Aventador—many of the world’s best tuners bring their new whips to the show as well.

This year, one of the more popular rides to tune was the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, with no fewer than four separate companies showing off their own versions of Benz’s gullwing sports car: Brabus, FAB Design, Hamann, and Mansory all came to the show with their own SLSs. Check ‘em out in the photo gallery above. [Shout-out to Mercedes-Benz-Blog, Autoblog, and World Car Fans!]