Kicherer SLS Supercharged GT Unveiled
The Kicherer SLS Supercharged GT sprints 0 to 100km/h (62 mph) in 3.4 seconds, and a top speed of 300km/h (186 mph)
by John Clark | 15 October 2012
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German aftermarket specialists at Kicherer, launched their SLS Supercharged GT based on the MercedesSLS AMG. Upgrades by Kicherer include exterior udpates and a massive power boost, all done in-house at Kicherer’s headquarters.
Power output has been increased to 700bhp and maximum torque increases to around an impressive 840Nm, equivalent to 522 kW and 619 lb-ft of torque. Pretty impressive. With these upgrades, the Kicherer SLS Supercharged GT achieves 0 to 100km/h (62 mph) in just 3.4 seconds, and a top speed of 300km/h (186 mph). The supercharger works from just over 3,000revs.
On the exterior, the Kicherer SLS Supercharged GT gets an stealthy exterior package with a hand-crafted front grille unit – inspired by 1952 300 SL Carrera Panamericana - featuring large, vertical fins and a carbon front lip spoiler. In the back, they’ve fitted a discreet rear diffuser. Elsewhere, there’s a set of carbon fins for the front fenders and a new engine bonnet. Additionally, the car also benefits from carbon on the interior of the doors doors, rear seat, door sill protectors, center console and stowage tray.
As for what Kicherer has the SLS Supercharged GT riding on, they have installed a 20/21-inch alloy wheels wrapped by Michelin Pilot Super Sport. The suspension on the car has an adjustable coilover suspension, complete with 30mm lift function.
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