Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Typhoon by Hamann

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 30, 2010

The German tuning specialist Hamann has recently removed the wraps off of its latest creation, the new Typhoon which was based on the Mercedes G55 AMG.

The Hamann Typhoon comes with 600hp (441kW) and 782 Nm (576lb-ft) of top torque provided by a high performing HM600 power package that consists of new powerplant electronics, a larger belt pulley set and a modified transmission with an integrated oil cooler.

These figures produces an acceleration rate of 0-100km/h (62mph) in just 5.1 seconds and on to reach a maximum speed of 261km/h (162mph). Furthermore, other modifications include carbon fiber mirrors, door handles, fender vents and a large front grill.

Included also are front spoiler with LED daylight running lights, a modified bumper at the back that comes with a built-in air diffuser, an exhaust system with six tailpipe ends, 24 inch wheels and a spoiler on the roof.

The interior is equipped with a Hamann steering wheel, pedals made from aluminum, carbon fiber trim set with 24 pieces, lighted stainless steel door plates and velour interior covers.

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