(from Mansory Press
Release) World premiere at the 80th Geneva Motor Show
An off-road designer piece - MANSORY and PHILIPP PLEIN present the
Kourosh Mansory puts a designer piece on wheels. Together with
celebrity fashion designer Philipp Plein, the automobile refiner
MANSORY turns the Mercedes-Benz G-class into a luxury vehicle class
of its own in a limited edition of only seven cars. Only very few
people will be able to enjoy this unique automobile. The edition is
strictly limited to only seven cars.
So far, Philipp Plein is
renowned around the world for his fashion and furniture. Now, he
tailors a new robe for the Mercedes-Benz G 55 AMG together with the
top-class refiner MANSORY. In co-operation with the engineers in
Brand close to Bayreuth / Bavaria, the famous designer has developed
an exterior that embodies the typically self-confident character of
all MANSORY automobiles.
The new tailored suit of
the G-model impresses both visually and also technically. The entire
exterior up to the lower window edge and the roof of the SUV are
made of carbon. But the ultra-light and high-strength material is
not enough for MANSORY and its aspired exclusiveness. By using the
autoclave-prepreg-method, the carbon is compressed so strongly in a
special pressure chamber that no more air inclusions remain in the
material. Normally, this processing method is only used in aviation
and aerospace, as it is very cost-intensive. But MANSORY does not
accept any compromise when it comes to quality.
The refiner also puts
the same emphasis into the engine modification. MANSORY replaces the
majority of the components with high-performance components from the
Mercedes-Benz SLR. This extensive modification leads to impressive
700 hp (515 kW) with the MANSORY G-Couture instead of the serial 507
hp (373 kW) of the G 55 AMG. The maximum torque rises from 700 to
880 Newton metres.
In order to transmit
this enormous power to the road, the luxury refiner equips the
G-Couture with four high-performance tyres Pirelli Scorpion in the
dimension 305/35 R 23. They are carried by new, one-part SUV-rims in
23 inches which MANSORY presents at their world premiere.
And of course the interior is nothing short of the exclusive
exterior. Thereby it is obvious that MANSORY has replaced the back
bench with four single seats whose lateral support has grown with
the performance of the car. A further application is the continuous
central console which now reaches from the back seat to the cock-pit
and offers the passengers at the back seat integrated monitors which
are connected to the DVD entertainment system.
The MANSORY upholstery
department only allows flawless leather for the interior. The
perfectly processed skins do not only stand out for their endurance
but also for their especially pleasant surface quality. The
exquisite overall impression is enhanced by the airbag sports
steering wheel and the aluminium pedals. The entire refinement of
the passenger cabin is emphasised by applications made of real
python skin in silver and crowned with G-Couture logos in the head
As revolutionary as
Philipp Plein influences the world of fashion, as successful Kourosh
Mansory turns luxury automobiles into exclusive unique specimen.
With their co-operation, the two artists created a unique SUV which
combines luxury, extravagant design and top driving performance.
For more information
about the exclusive programme for the G-Couture, please visit the
About PHILIPP PLEIN
PHILIPP PLEIN designs
contemporary luxure in eleven different lifestyle categories.
Exquisite materials like CRYSTALLIZED™ - Swarovski Elements and
antique coins, prints, drawn by hand and for PHILIPP PLEIN
exclusively created fabrics all unite to unique specimens in the
fashion lines, always in the spirit of Rock´n Roll.
The launch of the new Couture collection is crowned by a promotion
campaign with the international top models Naomi Campbell and Marcus
Schenkenberg. The collection premiere is accompanied by an
advertising campaign in the national and international editions of
VOGUE and GQ Style.
The brands contemporary look and its noble aura opened PHILIPP PLEIN
the doors to the worlds best shopping addresses: Harvey Nichols in
Hongkong, Dubai and Istanbul, Veno Shokai in Tokio, Tsum in Moskau,
Zenon in Stockholm, Lulu in Miami or Eickhoff in Düsseldorf as well
as further top addresses in 30 countries have PHILIPP PLEIN
International celebrities as David and Victoria Beckham, Naomi
Campbell, Heidi Klum, Jennifer Lopez, Marcus Schenkenberg, Pussycat
Dolls and Sean Paul are all loyal fans of the brand.