The Mercedes-Benz C1000 is one-of-a-kind super sports car. It was built by German tuning company Lotec in 1990 for the car collection of a businessman based in United Arab Emirates. He paid the unbelievable price of $3.4 million for this extremely fast and exclusive car.
The name of the Mercedes-Benz C1000 is related to the carbon fiber as a major exterior and interior material and the impressive capability to generate 1000 horsepower.
Mercedes-Benz C1000 Design
The carbon fiber construction with an incorporated safety cell is the base of the bespoke design of the two seats car. Even with the extensive use of carbon fiber, this concept was still heavy (2381lbs.) compared to contemporary sports vehicles. The Lotec experts fitted the Mercedes-Benz C1000 with vertical doors.
Inside, the sports seats are wrapped in genuine red leather that perfectly contrast with black carbon fiber cabin. . The interior of this dream car features adaptable steering control and air conditioning.
Mercedes-Benz C1000: Power and Performance
This unique supercar used to be the fastest in the world in 1995. The tuners used a 5.6-liter, bi-turbo V8 engine with an output of 1,000 horsepower. The powertrain is coupled with a five-speed manual Hewland transmission. The special Mercedes-Benz C1000 by Lotec flies with maximum speed of 268 miles per hour. The acceleration time to 60 mph is 3.2 seconds. The tuned Mercedes-Benz accelerated to 125 mph in just 8.1 seconds.
About Lotec GmbH
The builder of the exclusive Mercedes-Benz C1000 is specialized in designing and assembling racing sports vehicles. The German tuners are famous with many Porsche and Mercedes-Benz modifications. Five years ago, the Lotec Group has developed its own car model. Lotec Sirius targets buyers of exotic hypercars such as Pagany Huayra and Koenigsegg Agera. But the one off is the most famous creation of the German company.