1991 Mercedes 500SL with a 2JZ-GTE

1991 Mercedes 500SL with a 2JZ-GTE

When we last wrote about this 2JZ powered Mercedes 500SL the sellers had only a few images and basic details. Since then Power Vehicles have uploaded a huge photo album (153 photos) and more stats of the Mercedes to their Facebook page. The car is a 1991 Mercedes 500SL convertible that has been converted to … Read more

1980 Mercedes 380SL with a LS3

1980 Mercedes 380SL with a LS3

Paul Reynolds purchased a stock 1980 Mercedes 380SL from a friend in 2003. The car was used as a daily driver for several years until he purchased a newer model. With the newer Mercedes taking the daily driving duties he could work on upgrading the older model. The first modification was swapping the 3.8 L … Read more

2003 Mercedes CLK with a C36 AMG Engine

2003 Mercedes CLK with a M104.941 AMG engine

Team Lovetap is a drift team that competes in Sweden and several other countries in Europe. Over the past year they have been building a new drift car around a 2003 Mercedes CLK. To power the car the team choose a 3.6 L Mercedes M104.941 inline-six from a C36 AMG. They upgraded the engine with … Read more

For Sale: 1991 Mercedes 500SL with a 2JZ

1991 Mercedes 500SL with 2JZ-GTE

This 1991 Mercedes 500SL convertible is being sold by Power Vehicles at Ebisu Circuit, Fukushima, Japan. The car is powered by a 600 horsepower 2JZ-GTE with a HKS T45 turbocharger and six-speed manual transmission. The car is listed on their site in the “over 850,000 JPY” ($6,843 in US dollars) so you can expect this … Read more

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