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Tuner CK63 RS Coaxes 640 Hp From Twin Turbo V8

November 24, 2012

Slowing its rise only when it reaches 260 kilometers per hour, this Carlsson-tuned CLS 63 AMG shows the potential of Mercedes' a tuned twin turbo V8. Known as the type M157, this engine is a refinement by AMG of what  was originally the M278 engine developed for the S-Class. After extensive modification by AMG, this engine got the M157 designation. When an outside tuner like Carlsson is able to extract 640 horsepower from an engine already tuned by AMG to 560 hp, one wonders about... Continue Reading »

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