Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL Tuning Icon with LS9 engine was introduced
Undoubtedly, Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL is one of the most attractive classic cars and one of the most popular Mercedes-Benz in history. Mercedes-Benz W109 is one of the most worthy models of this automobile company, and old fans of this company have very good memories, especially with the models equipped with its eight-cylinder engine. One of the most popular models was the Red Pig, which gained the attention of enthusiasts in a very short period of time and uses the powerful AMG engine.
Nowadays it is hard to find a Red Pig shop. In this regard, we should mention that Mercedes-Benz designed a version inspired by Red Pig last year to once again show the beauty of this model to the fans and enthusiasts of Benz. In this regard, in its latest Tuning project, Tuner Icon has decided to restore the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL of 1971 and put its final model on display at the SEMA 2022 exhibition.
This Los Angeles tuner has brought back many memories for enthusiasts by updating the Mercedes-Benz 300SEL. The space inside the cabin of this car has been developed with the inspiration of raw materials and elements used by Mercedes. The wood trims have also been restored. The middle console has been redesigned, but the company has not touched the design behind the Amp Benz 300SEL and has kept its factory version in this nostalgic car. Tuner Icon Company has not applied any redesign on the car's radio system, and only a number of new functions such as Bluetooth, dual subwoofer and amplifier have been added to it.
This Tuning company has not made any changes to its design in order to preserve the old appearance of this car, and all the parts are made of chrome and stainless steel fabric. The aluminum rims are machined and finished by EVOD and have a vintage patina look. Mercedes-Benz SEL 300 Tuning Icon from Frame Art Morrison, adjustable coil over suspension on all four wheels and straight rear suspension, tubular control arms, Art Morrison Dana 60 IRS differential and a stainless dual exhaust system with hand made headers It is used by Deeds Performance.
One of the most interesting parts of this car is the use of General Motors LS9 engine, which is placed in the hood of this car as a replacement for the Mercedes Benz engine. Currently, no information about the power and torque output of this engine has been released, but the LS9 engine is a 6.2-liter eight-cylinder supercharged engine that is also used in the Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 and can produce 638 horsepower and 820 newtons of torque. to produce a torque meter. It should be noted that this engine is mated to a 4L85-E automatic transmission, which is commonly used in trucks and SUVs.
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL Tuning Icon has been unveiled at the SEMA 2022 Tuning exhibition, and enthusiasts can purchase this memorable car with a base price of 450,000.
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