How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Here lives the fairy tale: One day in company with Brabus

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Mercedes-Benz, Smart, Aston Martin, Bentley, Land Rover, Maserati: above all these brands and not only work in the Brabus. After tuning and tuning systems, the cars leave the company with the label “Brabus” stamp of quality and sporting ambitions. This is known to all. But what exactly happens during the manipulation of the tuning experts on all these cars? We learned about the specifics of a sports car of mass-produced cars first hand.

 

How much time is required for Assembly of the V12 engine? How much time is spent on the restoration of classic Mercedes Pagoda W113 and the kind of stuff that Brabus does in addition to tuning a Mercedes-Benz?

 

In Bottrop miracles of transformation

Brabus has long ceased to be tuning in the ordinary sense of the word. The company is officially registered as automobile manufacturer. This Maestro of the big improvements were for decades, so the history of the formation of the legendary auto-tuner rich and thorny. Just the glory is not given to anyone.

 

The company “Tuning-Urgestein” was founded in 1977 by Bodo Bushman together with his colleague in the study, Klaus Brahmanam. The name of the company Brabus made up of the first three letters of each of the names of the founders: BRAckmann and BUSchmann.

 

For more than 40 years through the hands of specialists from Brabus have passed almost all models of Mercedes-Benz produced nearly half a century. The company’s interest in tuning does not end there. “BRABUS” has its own Assembly line for Smart cars and a subsidiary of “Startech” refinement of the British and Italian luxury cars from Land Rover, Aston Martin, Bentley and Maserati.

 

Recently on the program “BRABUS” tuning even boats. The Brabus Classic division will take care of the restoration and repair of all old and not very Mercedes and antimirov. And this is more important – the preservation of history is a socially active position.

 

Only on the main enterprise in the city of Botoc employs about 400 people. In addition to core staff, experts scattered in other subsidiaries Assembly Studio, including the branch in Dubai, offices in London, düsseldorf and so on. In retail stores can current to make the repair to hold, and of course, to sell a new car.

 

Immerse yourself in one ordinary day the Brabus. Tuning in German, he is!

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

How much time is required to build a V12 engine? How long it takes to work on restoration of classic Mercedes Pagoda and what unites Brabus with Italian and English brands? You will learn about it right now…

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… Every tenth car Brabus is a unique development built from scratch. Their internal code name “900 Brabus One of Ten”. The standard version of the Mercedes-AMG G 65 will cost at least 275.623 euros. For the money you disassemble the standard model Mercedes and a custom Linux on its new tuning spare parts, from scratch, with a bare body…

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… Even experienced team Brabus need a day for complete removal of all unwanted parts. Then …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… the real work begins: the interior will be installed completely new, designed in the same style, at the same time starts the visual transformation. On some models they will put the V12 Biturbo engine of its own production from Brabus. These cars will cost more 666.000 euros…

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… one Brabus 900 “One of Ten” already sold, the remaining copies are now almost completed. Matte white “G” almost ready, it remains to add the final touches to the exterior and you can send unique SUV straight to the buyer …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… BRABUS does not take sense of style. The combination of the coal-black of design elements and white body seems to produce a lasting impression even to employees of the company. Mouldings and some details of the exterior are still missing, but the interior with all the filling inside, and this means that Brabus 900 “One of ten” ready for first test-drive.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Mercedes-AMG GT R “style red axes”. For a special customer and a passionate collector of Mercedes, Brabus offers a small series of five improved versions of the AMG GT RS Red Sow which includes additional lights on the grill, red and the words in the Studio: “Some stuff” …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… Probably Smart from Brabus is small, but it’s the same exclusive. The “Smart Brabus tailor made” any customer can realize your most crazy wishes in the tuning of its tiny city car. When …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… that customers have the necessary funds and courage. This dresser is fully painted in Matt pink interior covered with white soft leather. On the headrests and emblazoned a large letter “B”.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Similarly “naked” G-class: here is the completely disassembled Smart!

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Walk a little repair pavilions “BRABUS” and you will find real rarities such as Mercedes SLR McLaren 722 S Roadster, which is the current maintenance. In addition to customizing and modifications, Brabus also takes care of the maintenance and restoration of expensive and rare Mercedes models. The world was built only 150 of the SLR 722 S. In this model, the mileage on the motor-the clock is only 6.666 km. Machine tested conducted THEN and now it will go to its owner …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… to replace the spark plugs on the SLR you need to dismantle not only the carbon hood cost 26.000 Euro – the whole engine must be removed! The cost of a replacement spark plug to 4 thousand euros.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

In another corner of the Studio reappears SUV from Brabus: G 500 4×42. The “squares” here in high esteem, they are everywhere in all imaginable colours, hung with a variety of tuning packages. Matte black monster Brabus 550 Adventure 4×42. Standard …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… with 422 HP four-liter V8 Brabus overclocked to 550 HP and 800 Nm. But we go further …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… the new CLS is already in the workshop. The production model has already received a part of Brabus on the car are the wheels from the carmaker …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… in the workshops Brabus extremely clean and every instrument, every detail has its place of storage. Even if we assume that the visit of the journalists was prepared in advance and were put in order, this order the Germans not seen anywhere else. Other companies engaged in the tuning of such sterility, is not observed.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… material finishes to suit every taste. In interior design there are practically no limitations. At Brabus are more than 3,000 different types and colors of skin. Purple smooth leather? Blue Alcantara? No problem! …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… The same goes for the entire interior as a whole, which can be any color except “boring”. Despite the fact that Brabus always ready to consult customers about the best combination of tones, if the red car will need a white interior in Alcantara or orange seat, because that’s what the customer wants, these requirements will also be fulfilled. With the help of special machines …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… creating complex patterns are no longer a problem nowadays. Book possible not only prepared the drawings of the firmware of the seats and door cards …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… initials embroidered in the headrests. Can choose any picture, even a Panda or dragons. Next door …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… this is the hall of delivery. Here is the finished cars are waiting for a final check. White Brabus 550 Adventure 4×42 …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… 900 convertible Brabus based on the Mercedes-AMG S 65 ready to send to the client. In this same hall, the journalists met: demonstration car Brabus 850 (GLS), the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman S 600 Brabus 800 (G 63) from Iceland.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Subsidiary “Startech” deals with British and American direction. Occasionally you come across models like the Chrysler Crossfire, 300C, Dodge Ram and Viper. But the main profile of the company – to British brands Bentley, Aston Martin and Land Rover. Photo Aston Martin Vanquish S is waiting for the final finishing touches to the revision …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… the show car from Geneva, the Aston Martin DB11 engine Mercedes-AMG-V8, located in a makeshift tent. Generally, cars are everywhere here, in the main pavilion, in the shops, in the street, under a special tent. Under the case …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… remains a real highlight: one of 99 built the world-Mercedes-Maybach Landaulet G 650. By the way, the car is sold. Park right in front …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… two of the Maybach 57 S, which Brabus has also modified the Bentley Continental GT is one of the following projects “Startech”.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Hall Brabus Classic is a Paradise for lovers of classic cars. In addition to the current projects of restoration and repair of old car customers, in a special pavilion is more than a few dozen ready car in perfect condition. Here they are sold. Here …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… extremely rare 300 SLS, …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… 300 SL Gullwing, …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… 600 Pullman or …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… The 300 SL Roadster. To illustrate how much work is invested in such a project: depending on the state of the original model mechanics Brabus takes about 4500 working hours for full restoration of the 300 SL. Not impressive? In terms of day – 187 days without sleep and rest. Attention to detail does not depend on what is in front of the specialists car – old or new. To the classics, on the contrary, the approach is special, even the leather upholstery for the interior purchased the original …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… if possible, all stickers, stickers and labels must be reproduced as in the original. “Artilery” are also welcome at Brabus Classic: especially when it comes to rare models such as the W124 500 E or 190 Evo I. the Restored instance on the lift …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… When you look under the car on the lift, it becomes clear that the mean recovery in BRABUS. Every detail restored and only in extreme cases is replaced by the original from the same era as the car or is it a modern copy.

The final product actually looks like a new car, he’s too good in order to ride it. In the case of Mercedes-Benz Pagoda, the restoration work is around 2500 hours. Even if …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… you restore the car on the basis of one of the most famous companies in the world, the process is so complex that annually reach to the finals only a few projects. This is food for thought for those who want, buying an old car fix it yourself in the ideal.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

However, ideal in technical work is encouraged throughout. The maximum concentration during the conversion of standard motor to a tuned version. As Mercedes-AMG, Brabus motto is similar: “One man, one engine”. For tuning turbocharged V12 Mercedes-AMG specialist is required …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… for two weeks. The engine is disassembled and the block, and then completely rebuilt again. The cost of production of the V12 for Brabus: in the order of 100 000 euros. If the faulty engine back under warranty, the motor will be completely disassembled to find the cause. To avoid any difficulties …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… there is a special training motor blocks, which hone the skills of the beginners. The photo shows block V8 on it and train.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

Each individual piston, each connecting rod and each bolt weighed to the nearest degree of accuracy. Even at small deviations of the items are sorted and sent to suppliers.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

If you create an engine capacity up to 900 HP, you also need a testbench. The BRABUS there are several reasons to buy such expensive test equipment. So, on this test bench for engines …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… run-in the engines power up to 800 kW. This corresponds to 1088 horsepower, so Brabus has room to grow. In addition, the finished cars can be tested and tuned if needed on other motor dynos.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

A lot of “SMARTS”, they are all so different, so colorful…

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… “Solar team,” caution – charged with electricity.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

The improvised parts warehouse…

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… and dealership for clientele. Smart is a diagnostic …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… Hottest model among Smart is the most powerful Roadster Coupe V6 Biturbo. It was originally built with ten pieces, today, survived two car – the rest had to be disposed of. Behind them …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… works 1.6-litre six-cylinder engine with 170 HP Power maybe small, but do not forget that the engine of two cylinders with a total volume of 798 CC Fun part: intercooler for your Smart comes from the Mercedes S 600. Next to him …

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production

… is advertising a car “Tune it safe”.

How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production
How BRABUS does your business: a Report from production