Tune it! Safe! Brabus Mercedes A-Class introduced in Essen [video]

Promotes safe and responsible tuning

Tune it! Safe! has unveiled their 8th specialty model at the Essen Motor Show.

Designed to promote safe and responsible tuning, the car is based on the Mercedes A250 BlueEFFICIENCY and features a Brabus body kit with a front spoiler, a roof spoiler and a rear diffuser. There's also police livery, a four-tailpipe exhaust system and 19-inch alloy wheels with Hankook Ventus S1 Evo 2 tires.

Interior changes are limited but include alloy pedals, special floor mats and controls for the roof-mounted light bar.

Power is provided by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that has been upgraded to produce 245 HP (180 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the model to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 6.2 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). In terms of efficiency, the hatchback averages 6.1 L/100km (38.6 mpg US / 46.3 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 143 g/km.

Source: Tune it! Safe!


TUNE IT! SAFE! - Campaign launches the 8th Year
TUNE IT! SAFE!, The campaign for safe and legal automobile tuning is also in the 8th Year from premium tire manufacturer Hankook promoted as the main sponsor. The entire event is under the patronage of the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS), supported by the Association of Automobile Tuners (VDAT), by numerous industrial partners as well as organizations and institutions. The new campaign vehicle in the police look for the coming season is a refined by BRABUS and other partners, new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. This attractive vehicle at the Essen Motor Show 2012 Premiere celebrates, is not only an eye-catcher, but also a shining example of perfect and safe automotive tuning.

Food 30th, November 2012

At the start of the Essen Motor Show 2012 will be on the VDAT booth (Hall 10, Stand 408) the new TUNE IT! SAFE campaign vehicle - a tuned by Brabus and other partners Mercedes-Benz A-Class 250 BlueEFFICIENCY the first time to the public. She is the symbol of attractive, but legal primarily automotive tuning. During the exhibition period experts of various testing organizations and the NRW stand for the interested visitor with individual advice. As a special service also includes representatives of the KBA (Federal Motor Vehicle Office) are on site that tells visitors on presentation of their identity papers current "score" in Flensburg and give informative information from their authority.

Successful collaboration continues

Also, in the eighth year of the tire manufacturer Hankook is the main sponsor of the initiative for safe and serious tuning - an issue that is very important to Hankook. In addition, Hankook consistently pursued by all means its goal is to develop innovative, environmentally friendly and safe, especially high-performance tires.

BRABUS-tuned A class in the police look with Hankook high performance tires

Accordingly keep the premium tires Hankook VA 235/35-19XL "Ventus S1 evo 2" the new campaign vehicle safely on track and bring the controlled BRABUS auxiliary power (245 hp with a top speed of 250 km / h) without any problems on the road. Bred, the Hankook premium tires. On BRABUS aluminum wheels (Monoblock F 8,5 Jx19 H2, cross-spoke design "Liquid Titanium")

Additional power can be retrofitted easily

Furthermore, for the handwritten retrofitting the controller BRABUS B 25 PowerXtra CGI is a plug and play wiring harness that allows the controller can be adapted very easily to the standard engine electronics. The intrinsic values ??of the TUNE IT! SAFE! Vehicle-complemented by an attractive exterior. This includes the BRABUS front spoiler, the BRABUS rear apron insert, roof spoiler and the BRABUS BRABUS 4-pipe sports exhaust.

With flashing lights and attractive safety film

Besides the commitment of BRABUS and Hankook also carry Hella and FOLIATEC to the overall appearance of the new campaign vehicle. Hella supplies the-art special signal system "RTK 7" with the latest LED technology, blue lights and sirens. The specially protected against breakage SecurluxFolien on the front side windows, the heat insulating tinted films on the rear side and rear windows and the police adequate adhesive films were provided by FOLIATEC.

New tuned: Even the TUNE IT! SAFE! Magazine has been revised

For the world premiere of the new campaign vehicle at the Essen Motor Show also returns a copy of the TUNE IT! SAFE! Magazine. Revised format presented in the magazine on 52 newly designed pages

the top-tuning highlights the VDAT members, all the important information about the new vehicle icon from TUNE IT! SAFE! as well as a wealth of information about safe tuning.

TUNE IT! SAFE! - The initiative for safe and serious tuning
INITIATIVE was launched in 2005 to providers of illegal and unsafe tuning measures to curb. The initiative is the BMVBS (Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development), of HANKOOK Germany, the VDAT (Association of Automobile Tuners), the ADAC (General German Automobile Club), the AVD (Automobile Club of Germany), the BRV (German Association for tire dealers and Vulcanization crafts eV), the DVR (German Road Safety Council), the DEKRA eV, the Essen Motor Show (World Fair for automotive, tuning, motor sport and Classics), the initiative "Be careful in traffic", the GTÜ ( Society for Technical Supervision mbH), the KBA (Federal Motor Vehicle Office), the German of the POLICE NRW, of the TÜV Rheinland Group, the DSK (Sports driver circuit), the CWT (vehicle monitoring organization freelance automotive expert eV) and the German Federation Motor Trades Association

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HarmonyBreaks0 HarmonyBreaks0
I'd like to be arrested and be carried on in this car.
Aug 8th, 2014 2:36pm
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benzboy benzboy
I probably missed the announcement, but is the A or B actually coming to the US. And if so when? Thanks for the info
Dec 4th, 2012 10:36am
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pzxpjy pzxpjy
Only B-Class Electric Drive heading to US.
Dec 4th, 2012 11:21am
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howe2002 howe2002
They are silly not to bring the A-Class to North America. They would sell great!!!
Dec 5th, 2012 2:22am
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hunker7 hunker7
Really nice looking Merc this is.
Dec 4th, 2012 10:29am
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Dec 4th, 2012 3:57am
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SnakesInMyPants SnakesInMyPants
Typo alert: 155 mpg?
Dec 4th, 2012 12:37am
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michaelg michaelg
Thanks, it has been corrected
Dec 4th, 2012 2:23am
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