Black Smoke Racing Mercedes W203 Drift Wagon

Black Smoke Racing Mercedes W203 drift wagon with OM648 diesel I6

Black Smoke Racing is a drift team from Finland known for racing diesel Mercedes wagons. They started building their newest drift wagon, a Mercedes AMG W203 in January 2013. Originally they ran a 3.0 L 24v Mercedes OM606 turbo diesel with a Holset HX52 turbocharger. It was reliable and ran great but eventually it could … Read more

Bob Sirna’s Mercedes SL300 Has A New Engine

Bob Sirna has been racing his authentic 1955 Mercedes SL300 at Bonneville since 2001. Petrolicious produced an amazing video (embedded below) of Bob and the car at Bonneville in 2013. In the quest to always go faster, Bob approached Roush Engines late last year to build a new engine. The goal was to get north … Read more

Mercedes 190E with F1 Engine

The car is a Mercedes 190E developed for French Super Car Touring Championship but the engine is a 3.5L Judd V8 from a early 1990’s Brabham F1 car. The engine produces 560 horsepower at 9,900 rpm and can reach 0-62 mph (0-100 kph) in 2.7 seconds. What an amazing project. Source: Road&Track

1973 Mercedes 280C With A 2JZ

Ranz Motorsports out of El Monte, California is responsible for this unique Benz. Under the hood of this 1973 280C is a 2JZ-GTE and auto five-speed from an Aristo. The rest of the Mercedes has upgraded parts from a Lexus IS250 such as the dash, center console, power windows, electronics, seats, pedal assembly, and most … Read more