Mercedes W108 with a LS3 V8

Mercedes W108 with a LS3 V8

This Mercedes W108 is one of three cars being built for a lucky customer by Retropower in Hinckley, England. The car sports a 6.2 L LS3 V8 that produces 480 horsepower through a 4L85E four-speed automatic transmission and limited-slip differential. The car rides on a full independent suspension lifted from a from a Jaguar XJ … Read more

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Frankenbenz Update 3

Mercedes 190E on a C63 AMG chassis with a M156 V8

Piper Motorsport posted new photos celebrating an important milestone for their Frakenbenz project. In our last update we saw tape protecting freshly painted panels while the project was in final assembly. The wait is over and we finally gets to see the project in all its glory sitting on custom fifteen52 wheels. Hopefully we will … Read more

Swapping a LS2 V8 into a 2000 Mercedes SLK230

2000 Mercedes SLK230 with a LS2 V8

Eric Robi from RevMatchTV purchased one of the trashiest 2000 Mercedes SLK230 Kompressor for $1,800. The car came with a supercharged 2.3 L inline-four that makes 185 horsepower and a five-speed manual. Eric’s goal is to replace those with a 6.0 L LS2 V8 that makes 400 horsepower and T56 six-speed manual from a wrecked … Read more

Frankenbenz Update 2

Mercedes 190E on a C63 AMG chassis

It’s very exciting to watch the progress Piper Motorsport is making with their Frakenbenz project. Since our last update the company installed the new custom wheels from fifteen52. These will hold 235/40R18 tires in front and 275/35R18 tires in back. They also installed a rear mounted water cooler for the supercharger on the 6.2 L … Read more

1994 Mercedes Wagon with a Turbo LSx – Part 14

Deboss Garage 1994 Mercedes W124 E320 with a turbo LSx V8

Deboss Garage continues working on the 1994 Mercedes W124 E320 wagon project. The goal of the project is to replace the 3.2 L M104.99x inline-six with a turbo LSx V8 and produce enough power to make an 11-second quarter-mile pass. In this episode Rich installs his custom GM alternator bracket, coolant pipe, and a lot … Read more

Mercedes SLK with a Judd V8 Update

Mercedes-Judd SLK340 with a 3.4 L Judd DB V8

Reto Meisel brought his Mercedes-Judd SLK340 built by Meisel Motorsport with a new livery to Rampa da Falperra in Braga, Portugal. The car did great thanks to Reto’s skill and its 3.4 L Judd DB V8 from a LMP2 that makes 610 horsepower and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque. Enjoy the amazing V8 sounds … Read more