Lorinser L55RS Tuning Package For The Mercedes Benz CL500 | Rpmgo.com

Posted on 25-09-2007 by Vlad Balan

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German tuner Lorinser, specialized in creating some very stylish tuning kits for Mercedes Benz presented a new creation, based on the Mercedes Benz CL500 luxury coupe. By adding new camshafts and making some modifications to the cylinder heads, exhaust manifold and engine control unit, Lorinser engineers managed to increase the 5.5 liter V8 engine’s power from 388 to 460 hp. The result is an increase in output, from 388 to 460 horsepower.

Handling is improved by a lower suspension and the car also got a new sport exhaust system is part of the upgrade package. Exterior modifications include a new front spoiler, side skirts, rear apron and air intakes in the fenders, plus 21 inch alloy wheels. Of course, being a luxury coupe, Lorinser also made some modifications to the interior, so the seats, headrests and steering wheel are fully reupholstered in Lorinser’s signature quilted leather.