Matching its name, the bodywork of the BRABUS BLACK OPS 800 presented on Sylt Island sports an all-black glossy paint finish.
This is accompanied by subtle elements on the vehicle body and wheels painted red to match the interior. In addition, the black brake calipers are fitted with BRABUS logotypes likewise painted red. Moreover, the looks of the vehicle are characterized by the BRABUS WIDESTAR widebody, which not only lends the current G-Model a spectacular appearance, but also adds ten centimeters (4 in) in width to this exclusive off-roader.
Apart from the fender flares, this bodywork modification also comprises new fasciae at the front and rear, which give the special model an even more dynamic design. This also includes individual highlights such as the two red struts in the radiator grille or the design elements such as the hood scoop or the LED light unit above the windshield, which all sport a glossy naked-carbon finish.
The fender flares of this bodywork modification create space for the king-sized 11Jx23 forged BRABUS Monoblock F “BLACK PLATINUM Special Edition” alloys. These cross-spoke wheels are likewise painted high-gloss black to match their name and are fitted with a “BLACK PLATINUM” badge on the outer flange. The front wheels of the BRABUS BLACK OPS 800 special model were additionally given red pinstripes on the inside of two of the spokes and adorned with red BRABUS logotypes.
The high-performance tires of size 305/35 R 23 are supplied by BRABUS technology partners Continental, Pirelli or YOKOHAMA. One of the first things to catch the eye in the cockpit is the “BRABUS BLACK OPS 800 1 of 10” badge on the grab handle for the front passenger. In addition, the interior designers of the refinement specialist created a particularly exclusive BRABUS fine leather interior for this limited-edition model.
To create a subtle contrast to the black outer skin, the interior is dominated by dark gray leather combined with black elements as well as red cover stitching and piping. However, the interior also demonstrates the great love of detail that characterizes the work of the BRABUS upholstery shop: This includes embossed BRABUS logos on the black horizontal stripes of the seats as well as the seat center sections, which sport perforations applied with pinpoint precision.
In concert with the red backing underneath, they are another eye-catcher in the interior. Further exclusive BRABUS elements in the interior are the aluminum pedals and door-lock pins as well as the stainless scuff plates with backlit BRABUS logo. Tailor-made naked-carbon faceplates take up the structure of the carbon bodywork components in the cockpit. However, the BRABUS BLACK OPS 800 special model captivates not only with its thrilling looks and exclusive equipment features, but also with high performance in its purest form. The BRABUS 800 four-liter twin-turbo eight-cylinder engine with two high-performance turbochargers produces a peak output of 588 kW / 800 hp (789 bhp) at 6,600 rpm.
Simultaneously, peak torque increases by 150 Nm (111 lb-ft): The engine puts an impressive 1,000 Nm (737 lb-ft) on tap at a low 3,600 rpm. BRABUS uses hi-tech lubricants from technology partner MOTUL for the entire powertrain. The performance of the BRABUS BLACK OPS 800 on the road is accordingly outstanding: The BRABUS supercar sprints from rest to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.1 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 240 km/h. A thrilling exhaust note accompanies the superior performance.
The BRABUS stainless sport exhaust, which on the special model is also an eye-catcher with its two black chromed exhaust tips exiting on either side of the vehicle, offers an electronic sound management thanks to its integrated actively controlled flap. It offers a choice between the subtle “Coming Home” mode and a decidedly sporty V8 sound. Prices for the BRABUS BLACK OPS 800 start at 275,055 euros MSRP (export price excluding VAT! Price in Germany including 19 percent VAT: 327,316 euros), with the edition being strictly limited to just ten vehicles.