2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS BRABUS ROCKET Police Car

2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS Brabus Rocket Police Car

Poised for another successful year – the TUNE IT! SAFE! campaign presents the new TUNE IT! SAFE! police car at the “Essen Motor Show”.

In the Starting Gate with New Power: TUNE IT! SAFE! Enters its Second Year

The subject of tuning safety receives special attention at this year’s “Essen Motor Show.”

Credit goes not in the least part to the TUNE IT! SAFE! campaign. The campaign is under the personal patronage of German Secretary of Transportation Wolfgang Tiefensee and started last year at the Essen show.

The initiative promotes safe tuning and has already succeeded in conveying to the public the multi-faceted nature of automotive tuning.

A tuned police car serves as a symbol for the campaign and for the close cooperation between public institutions, the tuning industry, and tuning enthusiasts.

Now the successor to the first TUNE IT! SAFE! police car celebrates its debut at the “Essen Motor Show.”

After the successful initial TUNE IT! SAFE! police car, based on the Porsche 997 and tuned by Tech Art, the new TUNE IT! SAFE! police car with BRABUS ROCKET design based on the Mercedes CLS series now takes the stage.

The BRABUS ROCKET is the world’s fastest sedan with a top speed well north of 360 km/h.

However, it will remain nothing but a dream for Germany’s public servants since its only purpose is to promote more tuning safety.

This blue-and-silver police eye-catcher will make it easy for the campaign to build upon its extremely successful first year.

Its presentation at the world’s leading tuning expo is the perfect start for TUNE IT! SAFE! into its second year.

TUNE IT! SAFE! Magazine now Publishes Four Issues per Year

The new magazine, now with four issues per year, will also be distributed on the expo stand of TUNE IT! SAFE!

The campaign has received resoundingly positive feedback from tuning enthusiasts, the tuning industry, and government institutions.

Because of its popularity, the previously semi-annual magazine will go to a three-month publication schedule.

Four times a year automotive enthusiasts will be able to read about: “Sicher Tunen, Sicher Fahren, Sicher Auffallen (Tune Safely, Drive Safely, Attract Attention Safely).”

The Campaign on the Internet: 

Facts & Figures BRABUS ROCKET

Vehicle type: Based on Mercedes CLS

Engine: Twin-turbo V12 (from MB 600)

No. of cylinders: 12

Displacement: 6,233 cc

Power output (DIN): 537 kW (730 hp)

At: 5,100 rpm

Peak torque: 1,320 Nm (electronically limited to 1,100 Nm)

At: 2,100 rpm

Drive: Rear-wheel drive

Transmission: 5-speed automatic

Brakes front: vented ceramic discs, 375 x 36 mm 
12-piston aluminum fixed calipers

Brakes rear: vented and perforated 355 x 28 mm steel discs 
6-piston aluminum fixed calipers

Wheels: BRABUS Monoblock VI light-alloy wheels, multi-piece design, silver polished

Tires/wheels front: 9,0J x 20 H2 rim offset 23 with tires size 245/30 ZR 20 90 Y 

Tires/wheels rear: 10,5J x 20 H2 rim offset 19 with tires size 285/25 ZR 20 93 Y 

Top speed: more than 360 km/h (electronically limited to 350 km/h)

0 – 100 km/h: 4.0 seconds

0 – 200 km/h: 10.5 seconds

0 – 300 km/h: 29.5 seconds

Price: 348,000 Euros

Source: Brabus

Bottrop, Germany

(Original text from November 2006)

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2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS BRABUS ROCKET Police Car

2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS BRABUS ROCKET Police Car

2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS BRABUS ROCKET

2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS BRABUS ROCKET

Jason Clark

15 years of experience as a professional mechanic. Rally car test pilot and advisor.

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