SL R231 BAYARD
Perfect craftsmanship and elaborate engineering are the hallmarks of this elegant and sporty aerodynamic package. So are the striking 20 inch light alloy rims and the increased output of the powerful engine. The exclusive interior design brings the stylish customization to a full circle. If FAB accepts a production-series chassis, they will create something extraordinary. In the case of the SL 63 AMG, the FAB designers, who specialise in luxurious automobiles, provide an ordinary cabriolet with an exclusive one-of-a-kind outfit, giving it the looks of excellence. As in Haute Couture, FAB gives rise to a masterpiece at the highest level of craftsmanship, creating a limited Edition. Precision workmanship and perfect surfaces feature the FAB aerodynamics packages quality requirement.
One component of the dynamic front design is the spoiler that is much racier with its oversized cooling air intakes. The ultra-light, carbon-reinforced new nose component supplies additional fresh air to the turbo-charged front engine. By redesigning the wings, the BAYARD makeover gains its strong masculine character. Adding the side skirts, the production-series chassis is broadened by 70mm in the front and 120mm in the rear. The FAB designers also revamped the rear view, changing form and function. The new carbon rear spoiler and integrated diffusor stabilise the tail at high speeds and, in Connection with the trunk spoiler, generate additional surface contact pressure onto the rear axle.
The wheel/tyre combination of the BAYARD proves to be the best possible compromise between comfort and control. The three-piece aluminium wheels, called EVOLUTION Concave, are fitted in front 10 x 20 with tyres, size 265/30R20. The rear axle in the dimension of 12 x 20 is mounted with 325/25R20 tyres. The forged construction makes the wheel exceptionally light compared with the masses. The improves significantly the vehicles handling, acceleration, and braking behaviour.
At FAB Design, only the finest materials find their way into the convertibles interior. The perfect decorative stitching on the instrument panel and the seats is the work of a master craftsman; it provides a visual focus and completes an outstanding overall impression of the leather interior. The new design of the ergonomically placed airbag steering wheel provides the driver with a maximum grip.