The Brabus 900 Rocket Edition is the fastest SUV in the world

german tuner Brabus has now boldly claimed to have made the world’s fastest road-approved SUV. Launched at the Monaco Yacht Show, Brabus revealed that the 900 Rocket Edition that turns the already monstrous Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S 4Matic + coupe into the beast you see here.

Brabus has turned many Mercedes-Benz vehicles into inflated versions in the past, with this base vehicle being processed at the factory. Complete with a carbon fiber kit that consists of a chin spoiler and air inlets in the bumper, itself sporting an illuminated Rocket logo. You’ll also find iconic stripes that adorn the grille and fender flares also made of carbon fiber, rather than the typical wheel arch extensions. Under these rockets is the Brabus Monoblock Y Where Z Platinum Edition wheels stopping dead with red brake calipers.

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Of course, this bad boy’s piece of resistance is his larger-bore 4.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine. Brabus replaced the two factory turbos with their own units, while an active exhaust system works to wake the beast with the push of a button. With 662 kW and 1250 Nm, the Brabus 900 Rocket Edition will go from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.2 seconds. The electronic speed limiter engages at 330 km / h and the car’s air suspension can be lowered for better control.

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The color scheme inside is a “Superior Gray” – as if being the fastest of its kind wasn’t superior enough – with contrasting red stitching and upholstery trim. Pedals, door pins and paddle shifters are also in red. The seat center and door panels are quilted and perforated, and the backlit Brabus logo is proudly displayed on the stainless steel sill plates, in sync with the color of the ambient light.

The Brabus 900 Rocket Edition will initially be sold in Germany with an asking price of € 381,243 (AU $ 613,700), excluding taxes, and is limited to just 25 units.

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