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Lifetime of a (W140) Brabus V12 engine

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Hello,<br>
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does anyone know if a Brabus tuned V12 engine (e.g. 6.9l) in a W140 s-class has a shorter life expectancy than the original 6.0l V12 ?<br>
Are there any problems with e.g. worn automatic transmissions that do not withstand the high torque?<br>
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I am looking forward on any piece of information on this subject. :cool:<br>
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The Brabus W140 s-class is a very interesting car. But up to now I am not sure how long the fun lasts... :-S<br>
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Many thanks,<br>
Oliver<p>
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My older brother who brought a Brabus S V12 from a dealer in manhattan offered him an extended warranty to 100,000 miles on the engine, so if your gonna get one inquire about it. His car has about 19,000 miles on it now with engine shutoff option.
 

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Hmm i think brabus is a very good company. They only make the engine larger. They dont add turbos to it that beat up the engines. This engine should last just as long because they thought of everything.
 

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Zibi, you do realize that you responded to questions Posted 11/9/2001, right?[8]
 

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i think it would really depend on the your driving and maintainance,if you drive wildly like its a race car and step hard on the pedals everytime you drive the v12, you'll shorten its life, but if you drive calmly and do periodic maintenance you will be assured that the car would last you as long as the ordinary v12's are supposed to last, respect the car and it will serve you for a long long time, happy motoring :)
 
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