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This isn’t really news, but Misha Designs has made it officially official: they are releasing a widebody kit for the Mercedes-Benz SL. In case you missed the news earlier, we revealed that iForged built an SL55 for SEMA that would sport Misha Designs’ widebody kit. Now Misha Designs has released the full specs on the styling package.
Along with the widebody kit, the aggressive front bumper sports a lower carbon fiber lip spoiler. The larger-opening on the front bumper helps keep the SL nice and cool. The fenders imitate the lovely design from the SL’s Black Series, while the hood is an original with carbon fiber vents. The side skirts were designed to match the wider rear fenders while the rear bumper sports a carbon fiber diffuser and gills. A subtle and clean rear spoiler also comes with the kit rounding it off on all edges.
The kit is available for all SL models 2003 and up, while it’s a direct bolt on for the 2009 models. For those with a previous model, you’ll need new headlights and a center grill to get it to become a full conversion. No pricing was mentioned.
Usually we bring you a build process in the lead up to the reveal, but with SEMA having passed we have these behind-the-scenes photos of the iForged Mish Designs Mercedes SL being put together.
Several finishing touches were done to the widebody SL, including match-painting the front grille and highlighting the intake valve covers in McLaren Orange to match the bright calipers. Carbonio then came through with a carbon fiber intake and engine cover while Status Racing harnesses will complement the interior modifications.
And of course the biggest highlight to the entire project is a set of iForged concave carbon fiber wheels. Before the built the car did have a 12.5-inch wide setup in the rear, but they were swapped out for an even wider pair of 14-inch wheels.
GALLERY: iForged Misha Designs Widebody Mercedes-Benz SL
[Source: Vincent Wong]