VÄTH V50S Based on Mercedes-Benz E500
4.5 seconds is all the Vath V50S needs to sprint from 0 to 62 mph, topping out its speed at 186 mph (300 km/h)
by John Clark | 28 August 2012
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VÄTH has unvejiled their latest tuning program for the Mercedes-Benz E500, dubbed the V50S.
The V50S, the package uses a custom air intake and an optimized ECU to push E500 engine to 520 hp (382 kW / 513 hp) and 810 Nm (597 lb-ft) of torque.
4.5 seconds is all the Vath V50S needs to sprint from 0 to 62 mph, topping out its speed at 186 mph (300 km/h). Thankfully, the vehicle comes with equally strong stopping power, using a beefed up braking system, that comes with 390 mm rotors with 6-piston grabber for the front axle.
If the engine upgrades aren’t enough to impress, the exterior of the Vath V50S has been equipped with a carbon fiber body kit that includes a front spoiler, a revised grille, a rear diffuser, trunk-mounted spoiler in addition to aretuned suspension module, all sitting on 20-inch alloy wheels. (20×9 inches up front and 20×10.5 inches at the back, fitted with 245/30/20 and 285/25/20 tires)
Adding a little more life to the cabin, Vath is offering premium leather upholstery, a sporst steering wheel, carbon fiber / wood trim and a speedometer that tops out at 360 km/h (224 mph).
The modifications will set you back roughly $40,450 – excluding VAT.