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Brabus Reveals the Most Powerful Drop-Top Ever

Guess who’s back? No other than good old Brabus last weekend to unveil the fastest and the most powerful cabriolet at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Well, please, meet with Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo Cabrio, and it is a damn open-top birdie, according to witnesses.

The jaw-dropping Cabrio shares its platform with the latest Mercedes-AMG S63 convertible. The donor 577-hp cookie features a worthful 5.5-litre V8 engine, but Brabus takes things a step further going to even greater extremes with the power. The tuning house claims the result to be the fastest ever open-topper, equipped with an enhanced 6.0-litre engine delivering absolutely looney 838 ponies.

There are also new forged pistons, a modified exhaust system, an intake module and a seven-speed automatic transmission. As a result, this Brabus will be able to reach 62 mph in just 3.5 seconds, and even faster, with a limited top speed of 217mhp. The tires limitations are believed to be the only remaining problem.

On top of the enhanced engine, Brabus also offers a complete high impact carbon-fiber aero kit and monoblock “Platinum Edition” alloys to be varied from 18 to 22-inchers, not to mention a dramatic rear diffuser and spoiler. The interior has been revamped too. Pricing has not been disclosed for the monstrous drop-top, with a wishful customization level on offer, but it is expected to reach at least eye-watering $180K.