Article Index
Radiant Crush: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG
Page 2
All Pages

Radiant Crush: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG
Essentials

Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes Benz SL55
Owner: Jamie Liu
Location: California
Engine: 5.4L V8 supercharged AMG
Horsepower: 700 WHP
Torque: 750 lb-ft
Club Affiliation: TW Competition

Engine Modifications

AMG Supercharger
Dual intercooler pumps with 5.6 gallon Dads custom intercooler tank
Large front mount intercooler/heat exchanger
Ny-Trex DEI nitrous system (single fogger 150-shot)
AEM methanol system
K&N filter
Benzworks (air intake, custom 85 mm throttle body, ported intake manifold, closed loop fuel rail, camshaft, 550 cc injectors)
NGK spark plugs
ARP bolts
OE tuning Stage III tuning

Radiant Crush: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Radiant Crush: 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG

Exhaust

Benzworks (exhaust system, long tube headers)
AMG exhaust tips

Drivetrain

Benzworks LSD

Chassis / Suspension

AMG factory air suspension (modded by Benzworks)
Impressive Wrap
STM ceramic tint
Promax Motorsports (LED headlights, LED fog lights)

Wheels / Tires / Brakes

DPE Concave wheels – 20x10 (f), 20x12.5 (r)
Pirelli P Zero tires – 275/30R20 (f), 345/25R20 (r)
Benzworks (2-pc. drilled rotors, factory AMG spec-sized with reduced weight (f/r))

Exterior

Misha Carbon widebody kit

Interior

AMG Shift Knob
DCT carbon fiber
AEM (boost and meth gauges)
Top Stitch (gauge pod, custom RCI race harness)
Devin Art (custom handmade billet alum iPhone, iPad, watch piece holders)

Audio / Mobile Electronics

Alpine DVD head unit
JL Audio (subwoofer and midrange amplifier, 10-in. W6 subwoofer (x2), component speakers)
Stinger (battery, capacitor)

Sponsors

Heavy Hitters Magazine, Benzworks, Pasadena Autosound, STM, Ranz Motorsports, Impressive Wrap, BLK diamond, DPE, Top stitch, Promax Motorsports



More Vehicle Features

Cruze Missile: Kicker's 2011 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ

Written by Dave MacKinnon | Photos by John Jackson Over the years, PAS has featured several demo vehicles built by the Kicker Vehicle Design and Fabrication team. These include a Ford Fiesta, Scion xB, the amazing GMC Warhorse van and…
Read More

Hurt Locker

Now here’s an interesting perspective on a corporate demo car – a feature story written by one of the people who helped bring the project to fruition. As part of the Marketing Team at Clarion Canada Inc, ensuring our small…
Read More

Prime Time: Tyson Beckford's 2005 Nissan 350Z

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Somya Siva If you were ever curious about what three years and several hundred thousand dollars does to a project car, you don’t have to look much further than this 350Z. Owned by…
Read More

Enjuku Racing's 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Bridging the gap between Japanese and American muscle. Enjuku Racing might be best known for its Nissan 240 and 350Z builds and killer Formula Drift cars, but for the last years' SEMA show, owner Ken Harrison was looking to try…
Read More

Shoot to Kill

While this car may be new to some of you, we’ve been eye-balling it here at PAS for over a year now. Unfortunately, everyone got busy, priorities shifted and this is the one that got away. But owner Randy Riggs…
Read More