For $54,900, Drop The Hammer

Once called der wolf in der kleidung eines schafes, the Mercedes 500E was as subtle in its appearance as it was brutal in its performance. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom 500E is like a wolf on amyl poppers, but will its price pull the wool over your eyes? » 5/15/13 8:00am 5/15/13 8:00am

What It's Like To Drive The 700-hp RENNtech Mercedes CLS63 AMG

The car world is lousy with fly-by-night tuning shops. RENNtech isn't one of them. Founded in the 1980s by 15-year AMG veteran Hartmut Feyhl, the Florida shop has put the screws to hundreds of Mercedes-Benz (as well as Porsche and BMW) products over the decades. » 9/05/12 3:40pm 9/05/12 3:40pm

RENNtech C74 Konzept: Dat Ass

Two common Mercedes C63 AMG complaints are: The lack of grip and understated appearance. The RENNtech C74 "Konzept" fixes both problems with a wide-as-Jennifer Lopez rear track and a widebody aero kit that makes the U.S.S. Enterprise look inconspicuous. » 10/18/10 4:00pm 10/18/10 4:00pm

RENNtech Mercedes C63 AMG SPEC.R: First Drive

Miami Cops have unmarked Altimas and laser guns. The RENNtech AMG C63 SPEC.R has a top speed of 187 MPH and luckily, sports a custom rear-view mirror-embedded radar/laser-detecting and jamming system. I used it, often. » 4/10/09 3:30pm 4/10/09 3:30pm

RennTECH G Wagen Concept: Torquezilla Cometh

Inspired by our 30 years of G-Wagens, the power mad folks at RennTECH sent us these exclusive renderings of a diesel G-Series concept they're considering for the future. » 2/17/09 5:30pm 2/17/09 5:30pm

Renntech Mercedes GLK Pikes Peak Rally Racer

Name: Renntech Mercedes GLK Pikes Peak Rally Racer
Type of Apocalypse: Water World- Like Flooding
Why: This one is admittedly kind of a stretch, but if global warming does its thing and we're stuck with oceanfront property in Pennsylvania, racing to mountaintops for a land grab is going to be important. Enter the… » 2/12/09 5:00pm 2/12/09 5:00pm

RENNtech 777: An SLR McLaren To Out-AMG AMG

Never one to let well-enough alone, or to admit there is such a thing as well-enough, über-tuners RENNtech have taken the SLR 722 and tuned it up to 777 HP. » 1/16/09 1:45pm 1/16/09 1:45pm

RENNTech Wins Mercedes SEMA Tuner Build-Off With Rally-Inspired GLK

The Booth Professionals and 42" Chrome Rims may have rolled home weeks ago, but the voting for the Mercedes SEMA has just ended. What über tuner swayed the most SEMA fans to their tuned hybrid? » 12/04/08 11:00am 12/04/08 11:00am

Exclusive: Details Leak On "Warp" Optioned RENNtech Mercedes SL65

The Cold War may be over but the ongoing battle between Mercedes-tuning shops BRABUS » 11/13/08 3:30pm 11/13/08 3:30pm and continues to heat up. We've all seen this war of HP — BRABUS releases photos of their . Later that day RENNtech releases their tuned . Next, RENNtech tunes an and throws in track time. Later in the week, BRABUS tunes their and…

Inside The RENNTech GLK350 SPEC.R HYBRID Rally-Inspired SEMA Racer

There's something a little insane about getting handed a Mercedes-Benz GLK hybrid » 11/03/08 1:00pm 11/03/08 1:00pm for a build and, instead of creating a lowered and overly-painted custom, trying to duplicate a Pike's Peak Unlimited Class rally racer. But it's that insanity that has always made one of the most entertaining tuning shops out there.…

RENNTech Prepping Rally-Inspired Mercedes GLK Hybrid For SEMA

RENNTech » 10/22/08 3:20pm 10/22/08 3:20pm is known for tweaking Mercedes' best into fire-breathing bundles of badass, and they're preparing something interesting for this year's show. The RENNTech Rally Racer is said to be inspired by runners in the annual Pikes Peak climb and marks RENNTech's first foray into modding hybrids. We'll just have to…

RENNtech Mercedes-Benz 6.3 AMG, First Pictures And Details

The horsepower brokers over at RENNtech have turned their wrenches to the already powerful Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG » 9/04/08 5:00pm 9/04/08 5:00pm to create what they consider to be a fitting heir to the , appropriate given the name and the fact that latest C-Class has grown nearly to the size of that ultimate sedan. In order to achieve proper…

RENNTECH Releases Mercedes Height Control System

RENNTECH, tuners of all things Mercedes and pizza-sized, have released a digital lowering module (DLM) for monster Benzies equipped with Airmatic or ABC adjustable suspensions. The DLM allows drivers to dial-in heights for each wheel and set adjustable heights based on speed. The system uses an interface similar to an… » 7/25/08 3:40pm 7/25/08 3:40pm

RENNtech SLR McLaren 722 PKG2 More Powerful, More Confusing

The RENNtech SLR McLaren 722 PKG2 is yet another RENNtech-tuned version of the Mercedes-Benz SLR, following in the large-horsepower footsteps of the Mercedes-Benz SLR 722 and the original RENNtech 722. The original upped power from the SLR's base 650 horses to 722 HP, thus reducing the confusion over the name (7:22 am… » 6/24/08 3:30pm 6/24/08 3:30pm

RENNtech Sends Us Funny Pictures, We Talk About Their Brakes

Apparently RENNtech has snagged themselves some genius advertising folks, because they sent us some pictures of their new and hugemongous 16.2" cross drilled and vented two piece front rotors - along with a P-shopped image of a Dominos Pizza for reference. The combination of breathtakingly huge rotors squeezed by… » 4/29/08 11:20am 4/29/08 11:20am

RENNtech Reveals 695 HP Monster Mercedes Tuning Package

Not wanting to get left behind in a world of 500 horsepower Euro-bruisers, RENNtech announced today its new "stage 3" kit designed to squeeze an impressive 695 horsepower and 895 lb-ft of torque out of the twin-turbo AMG V12. The kit uses a revised ECU, revised cooling system and other goodies to get as much usable… » 1/29/08 12:00pm 1/29/08 12:00pm

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT Bound For US

The track-only Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT is coming to America, Prince Akeem style. Distributed by RENNtech, the $1.2 million toys are going to be setup similar to the Ferrari FXX program, in that when you plop down all that money for a supercar you also get special track days with training for how to not kill… » 12/20/07 11:45am 12/20/07 11:45am

Renntech's Mercedes-McLaren SLR 722 Tweakage

For years, Florida's RENNtech has long been the first stop for well-heeled Mercedes mavens and prospective road-rallyists who wanted an output boost for their SLs. But the company offers hi-po gear across the Merc range, from the lowly (not to us) Sprinter to the highbrow SLR. The SLR too? Right. Upgrades to the… » 4/13/07 9:59am 4/13/07 9:59am