For those who live and breathe the exhilarating world of high-performance European cars, the name Brabus is synonymous with extraordinary engineering, opulent design, and an unrivaled passion for automotive perfection.
Born in the quaint town of Bottrop, Germany, Brabus has evolved over the years into an embodiment of the world’s automotive fantasies. The company’s illustrious history began in 1977 when it was founded by Bodo Buschmann and Klaus Brackman with the audacious intent to create the most powerful, luxurious, and unique Mercedes-Benz vehicles on the planet. It is this relentless pursuit of perfection, encapsulated in every Brabus creation, that captivates the hearts of European performance sedan enthusiasts worldwide.
“The Brabus-Mercedes connection is akin to a symbiotic relationship where one benefits from the other’s inherent strengths. Mercedes, with its iconic design and peerless quality, forms the perfect canvas for Brabus to showcase its technical mastery”.
By taking a Mercedes vehicle and augmenting it with a suite of performance upgrades and visual enhancements, Brabus essentially crafts a work of automotive art that is as intoxicating to drive as it is to behold.
One such masterpiece is the Mercedes C-Class Coupe, a vehicle that blends elegance and power in a stunning package. When adorned with the Brabus magic, the C-Class Coupe transforms into a beast that’s leagues above its contemporaries.
As a testament to the brilliance of Brabus, we turn our attention to a unique creation – a Brabus B30 Coupe. Now, the B30 isn’t just a car; it’s a testament to the love and respect for the Brabus tradition and an embodiment of the owner’s dedication to keeping the Brabus legacy alive.
This extraordinary vehicle serves as an enduring tribute to the spirit of Brabus, a brand revered for the exclusivity of its creations, the unrivaled quality of its parts, and the breathtaking performance of its vehicles.
Brabus B30 Project
Having set the stage, let’s delve into the heart of the matter – the Brabus B30 Coupe itself. This particular creation is based on the 2016 Mercedes C300 Coupe, a vehicle already renowned for its blend of luxury and performance.
“As the automotive press puts it, the C300 is “a true driver’s car” and, when it becomes the foundation for a Brabus build, it transforms into something even more special”.
The heart of this beast is a fully forged engine, custom turbocharged to deliver a staggering 400 horsepower at the wheels, promising a driving experience that’s as thrilling as it is addictive. The owner takes pride in this handcrafted machine constructed with genuine Brabus parts. The engine is further complemented by an upgraded intercooler and methanol kit, which ensure optimal performance even under the most demanding conditions.
In the realm of handling, the B30 employs an Airmatic air suspension system, which is custom lowered via programming. The exquisite Brabus monoblock custom rims not only add an unmistakable aesthetic touch but also bring that stanced look home. These features, coupled with the upgraded Mercedes SL65 brakes, ensure a ride that’s as smooth as it is safe.
The exterior modifications of this masterpiece deserve to be mentioned as well. The full Brabus carbon fiber kit and Darwin Pro Hood offer a visual treat that’s hard to resist. The carbon fiber components, while providing a distinct aesthetic appeal, also contribute to the vehicle’s weight reduction, enhancing its overall performance. The icing on the cake is the rear seat delete kit, further emphasizing the car’s sporty attitude.
BRABUS B30 Coupe Specs (2016 Mercedes C300)
- Airmatic air suspension
- Brabus monoblock custom rims
- Full Brabus carbon fiber kit
- Darwin Pro Hood
- Rear seat delete kit
- 400HP at the wheels
- Fully forged engine
- Custom turbo
- Upgraded intercooler and methanol kit
- Mercedes SL65 Brakes
To sum up, this unique Brabus B30 Coupe is more than just a car; it’s an embodiment of the owner’s passion and an ode to the legacy of Brabus and Mercedes-Benz. Every component, every modification, and every detail of this coupe tells a story of dedication, craftsmanship, and uncompromising pursuit of performance.
The owner’s future plans to install a larger turbo, bringing the horsepower up to 500 at the wheels, is a testament to this relentless quest for automotive perfection. And yet, it remains a daily driver, which proves that you can get mind-blowing performance without compromising comfort and reliability.
Watch the progress and find out more about this Brabus B30 Coupe project by visiting the Instagram profile of the owner: @brabusb30!
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Matt is an automotive writer and journalist with more than 10 years of experience in the field of aftermarket modifications. He enjoys the diversity of the modern European car culture and appreciates it in every aspect.