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

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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

Mercedes SLK with a Judd V8

Mercedes-Judd SLK340 with a 3.4 L Judd DB V8

This special race car called the Mercedes-Judd SLK340 was built by Reto Meisel and his team at Meisel Motorsport with help from Mercedes tuning house Carlsson Germany. The car’s engine is a 3.4 L Judd DB V8 from a LMP2 that makes 610 horsepower and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque. The video below shows … Read more

Mercedes-Judd SLK340

Mercedes-Judd SLK340 with a 3.4 L Judd DB V8

This is the Mercedes-Judd SLK340 that was built for international hill climbing in FIA E1 category. Mercedes tuning house Carlsson Germany together with Team Meisel Motorsport took a Mercedes SLK R172 and turned it into a hill climb monster. Since the team was working with Mercedes they were allowed full access to all CAD designs. … Read more