Vath tunes Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG to 565 HP |

In case you’re shopping for a potent little German roadster, the Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG is a great choice, boasting 355 HP and 376 lb-ft, all coming from the powerful 5.5-liter naturally aspirated V8.

But more power is good power, according to the tuners at VÄTH, who revealed the V58 performance kit. For quite a few bucks, the team will install a new compressor and upgrade the displacements of the engine to 5.8 liters. Besides these enhancements, new pistons, a sports air filter and other components were installed, so that the total power figure is now a whopping 565 HP and 568 lb-ft (770 Nm) of torque.

Handling was also improved by adding new performance brakes, 19-inch wheels and a custom, fully-adjustable suspension, which can drop the car down by anywhere from 20 to 65mm. An aerodynamic body kit, consisting of a carbon fiber front lip and rear diffuser, can be ordered as an option. The interior can be treated to various accents, depending on the desires of the customer, and you’ll also find Vath-branded accessories like the gear knob, shift gate or door coatings.

Adding all of these packages up, the Vath V58 can be yours for €55,512, or around $75,900.

Source: Vath

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