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Displayed for the first time at the Frankfurt Auto Show earlier last month Mansory’s SLS “Cormeum” is a wild take on the Mercedes-Benz flagship sports car.
With an entire body that has been refitted with Mansory’s now famous ultra-wide carbon fiber weave, the German exotic car tuner claims a total weight reduction of 200 lbs. Out back is a massive spoiler and aggressive diffuser, while up front the car sports a new bumper that apes the design of the McLaren SLR – the SLS’s predecessor. A widebody transformation is also included with front fenders that are roughly 2.5-inches wider than stock and rear fenders that are 3.5-inches wider than stock.
Along with a custom carbon fiber interior Mansory also upped the 6.2-liter AMG engine’s output from just over 500-hp to a total of 660-hp.
To maintain exclusivity Mansory says it will build just 15 “Cormeum” models, although as is often the case with these custom creations, we wouldn’t be surprised if it turned out to be a one-of-one.
GALLERY: Mansory Cormeum Mercedes SLS
Never one to disappoint, Mansory has revealed a host of new models at the Geneva Auto Show, including this rendition of the Mercedes-Benz SLS.
With an all-new carbon fiber shell, Mansory claims the car is almost 200 lbs lighter than the stock vehicle. Rather than just replace parts, Mansory got creative with the body, adding some wild additions up front, flared fenders (by 2-inches up front and 3-inches in the rear) and a massive rear spoiler.
Also helping cut weight are the ultra-thin spoke center-lug wheels, which sit deeper in the wheel wells thanks to a suspension that has been lowered almost an inch.
Mansory says power has been upped to 651-hp, while a 789-hp package is in the works.
As for that name Cormeum, it comes from a “operatic aria” called Vide Cor meum, that’s based on Dante’s “La Vita Nuova.” (Hey, at least we avoided any references to Dante’s “Inferno”).
GALLERY: Mansory Cormeum