German tuner VÄTH automotive situated in the Bavarian city of Hösbach has released its program for the Mercedes-Benz R172 SLK 350. This company has achieved a higher performance through optimisation and adjustment of the V35 engine electronics and increase of the Vmax. The engine now offers 330hp with 390Nm of maximum torque and a top speed of 269km/h.
With TÜV-examined steel braided hoses and Castrol SRF oils for brake system VÄTH has upgraded the brake system. Left and right headers of the exhaust system are made from VA stainless steel. The car also features double flow muffler with two oval muffler tips on the right and on the left side: 145x95mm with flanged edges of the muffler tips.
Three-spoke VÄTH-forged 8.5×20 inches rims with 235/30ZR20 tires on the front axle and 9.5×20 inches rims with 265/25ZR20 tires on the rear axle are combined with an adaptive suspension, which allows lowering the car within the 20 and 65mm range.
Exterior enhancements are a front spoiler and a lip made from high quality carbon fiber. Also there is a spoiler lip made from carbon fiber on the boot.
The final cost of the complete reconstruction work is a mere € 25,192.