For us, modern automotive technology, implanted in the Mercedes-Benz classics, which are still true to the original, means using a great deal of creativity to ensure that the synthesis of old and mode
For us, modern automotive technology, implanted in the Mercedes-Benz classics, which are still true to the original, means using a great deal of creativity to ensure that the synthesis of old and modern technology provides our customers with lasting driving pleasure. Our high quality standards, both in the development work and in its implementation, are the basis for our work, which is characterized by the conversion of the vehicles to maintain their special charm and unique form. A maxim that demands the respect that we feel for vintage cars with a star. It is our endeavour to ensure a combination of optical originality and technical suitability for everyday use and performance. The engine is of course at the core of our conversion to the M-Coupe. The Mercedes M113 eight-cylinder engine has a capacity of 5.5 litres and 360 hp/265 kW. This V8 engines was introduced by Mercedes-Benz in September 1997 and continuously advanced and enhanced over the years. This powerful engine was used in 34 Mercedes models of various series until 2007. It was known for its high reliability and impressive performance. Because of these characteristics, the engine is also the first choice for our conversions. Moreover, it only weighs 30 kilos and is therefore lighter than the original engines. In the M-class coupé or cabriolet, this means that the weight is distributed more evenly, which has a positive effect on vehicle handling. Before the engine is installed, a final test is carried out on the engine test bench, in which all performance parameters are tested again. Only after the two-day testing procedure has been completed, the quality control department will give its final approval for the engine to be installed. The drive unit of our cars is supplemented by the Mercedes-Benz 5-speed automatic transmission (NAG1), which must meet the same quality requirements before installation. The ideal balance between engine and drive unit provides for reliable and easy handling combined with a sporty and dynamic driving performance. Repair services are another important aspect for the selection of this drive unit. In principle, any Mechatronik vehicle can be tested by any Mercedes-Benz service partner worldwide using conventional engine diagnosis tools. This saves owners the time-consuming search for a classic car specialist. This aspect of unrestricted practicality for every-day use makes the Mechatronik conversion what it is – a modern classic. Our high standards concerning the engines for our M-Coupe is also reflected in the suspension. The double wishbone front axle and a single-jointed swing axle with hydropneumatic differential springs and level control as well as coil springs at the front and rear ensure high driving comfort and increased driving safety. A perfectly aligned and adjusted suspension provides for excellent traction and high agility with precise steering and a balanced load change behaviour. The suspension, which we have developed ourselves, uses performance springs and shock absorbers developed by KW Automotive. Our Mechatronik sports suspension enables a setup that perfectly matches your expectations and your style of driving. Moreover, we can adjust it individually again, based on your own ideas and requirements. Our suspension specialists focus in particular on minimising the movements of the car body to increase the comfort level when the care is driven dynamically. In combination with the 5.5-liter engine, the Mechatronik limited-slip differential, which is fitted as a standard on the rear axle, ensures even better power distribution between the drive wheels. By using high-quality components and installing ABS as a general standard, Mechatronik’s high-performance braking system ensures that your M-class coupé or cabriolet reacts reliably and safely at all times when braking. The brakes have been adjusted in a highly precise manner to engine performance and suspension, which ensures the highest degree of safety and the best possible braking performance. Each part is checked individually and therefore in compliance with our high standards. The larger two-piston braking system originating from the W126 is used on the front axle in combination with perforated and internally ventilated brake discs. The discs are cooled in the most efficient way possible and react perfectly, even on wet roads. On the rear axle, we rely on the refined standard brake system of the W111. It goes without saying that the M-Coupe we have retrofitted offer far higher safety standards than their original versions from the 1950s. Safety and assistance systems are much more advanced today, which is why their installation also has a high priority in our conversions. In view of the significant increase in engine and driving performance, we therefore equip all of our vehicles with modern safety features such as ABS and ASR. They make sure that the power reaches the road when you press the accelerator pedal and that the vehicle remains controllable and steerable at all times, also when braking. We also equip all of our vehicles with three-point belts and headrests on the front seats.
The vehicle offered here is one of only 5 built annually M-Coupes from the production year 2016, which was designed as an exhibition vehicle. Delivered in the special color combination of ocean blue with leather Coganc and all optional extras, this car presents itself in a completely mint condition with a mileage of only 2,300 kilometers since its completion. Of course we hand over this car including MOT and fresh service to its new owner. For detailed questions, please feel free to contact our sales staff at any time.
2300 km (1429 mi)
360 hp (268 kw)
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5 years with JamesEdition
5 years with JamesEdition
Since it was founded in 1997, Mechatronik GmbH has established itself as one of the internationally most recognised
Since it was founded in 1997, Mechatronik GmbH has established itself as one of the internationally most recognised specialists for classic Mercedes-Benz cars. The company has achieved solid growth, while continuously maintaining high quality standards. Our past and present success has proved us right. This is how Mechatronik GmbH grew from a three-man workshop in Großbottwar, Swabia, to a globally operating company based in Pleidelsheim, north of Stuttgart. And still, during all the changes we have seen since the company was founded, we have always maintained our philosophy and our high standards, always aiming for the best possible result.
Our team of more than 40 employees works with state-of-the-art equipment on more than 6,000 square meters. The team is a healthy mix of experienced specialists with many years of experience and highly qualified young talents. In order to ensure that we are continuing to keep this expertise in the company and pass it on to the next generation, Mechatronik has its own trainee programme.