2011 Edo Compeition SLR McLaren Black Arrow

2011 Edo Compeition SLR McLaren Black Arrow

2011 Edo Compeition SLR McLaren Black Arrow

Flat black, extremely fast and striking, that’s the edo SLR Black Arrow. The appeal of this mighty supercar created by edo competition is more than just skin deep: It’s powerful, fast and attracts attention despite its stealthy finish.

A McLaren SLR Coupe wearing a special flat coating forms the basis for this unique vehicle. The Black Arrow could have been designed for the race tracks of the world, but the modifications go far beyond the flat black exterior. In addition to the new stainless steel high-performance exhaust system, which provides a truly impressive soundtrack, and the new edo 21 in. racing wheels shod in high-performance rubber, the interior has been refinished in black with carbon fiber trim.

Bucket seats with leather/alcantara skins, the grippy alcantara steering wheel with shift paddles and custom made carbon fiber pieces for the dashboard, center console and door panels add racing flair to the interior. The cabin is further accented with a new custom sound system featuring navigation, phone, TV and iPod integration as well as a reversing camera.

The supercharged V8 engine now puts out 722 horsepower at 7,100 rpm and 890 Nm (656 lb-ft) of torque. In order to achieve these numbers, the supercharger drive ratio was modified and the ECU was remapped to accommodate the hardware changes. A revised intake system, new exhaust headers, high flow catalytic converters and air filters help the engine breathe better. The powertrain engineers used a dynamometer to build new ECU maps and change the on-board diagnostics system accordingly. The result is an ideal tune with perfect power delivery.

The performance figures speak for themselves: 100 km/h (62 mph) is reached in just 3.4 seconds and the needle hitse needle crosses the 300 km/h mark (186 mph) in a phenomenal 24.5 seconds.rfect power delivery.d ed to accomodate the hardware the 300 km/h mark (186 mph) in a phenomenal 24.5 seconds. The new found power also has an effect on top speed, which now stands at an electronically governed 345 km/h (214 mph).

The SLR Black Arrow by edo competition is an exceptionally performance-minded-ed version of nts a d system featuring navigation, phone, tv and iPod integration as well as a r version of the legendary supercar, and with a little luck you might be able to see it at one of the many race tracks of the world.

All modifications are carried out exclusively at edo competition Motorsport GmbH in Ahlen.

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In Detail

typeProfessionally Tuned Car
built atAhlen, Germany
engine90 Degree AMG V8 w/Dry Sump
positionFront-Mid Longitudinal
aspirationScrew-Type Compressor w/Two Charge-Air Coolers
valvetrainSOHC, 3 Valves per Cyl
displacement5439 cc / 331.9 in³
bore97 mm / 3.82 in
stroke92 mm / 3.62 in
power538.4 kw / 722 bhp @ 7100 rpm
specific output132.74 bhp per litre
bhp/weight408.37 bhp per tonne
torque890 nm / 656.4 ft lbs @ 2400 rpm
body / frameCarbon Fibre & Compsite Body & Chassis
front tires245/40 ZR 18
rear tires295/35 ZR 18
front brakesInternally Vented Carbon Discs w/8-Piston Calipers, ESP, SBC
rear brakesSolid Carbon Discs w/4-Piston Calipers, ESP, SBC
front wheelsF 45.7 x 22.9 cm / 18 x 9 in
rear wheelsR 45.7 x 29.2 cm / 18 x 11.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion w/Speed Sensitive Assist
f suspensionDouble Wishbones w/Anti-Roll Bar
r suspensionDoube wishbones
curb weight1768 kg / 3898 lbs
wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in
front track1638 mm / 64.5 in
rear track1569 mm / 61.8 in
length4656 mm / 183.3 in
width1908 mm / 75.1 in
height1261 mm / 49.6 in
transmission5-Speed Auto w/Speedshift System
gear ratios3.56:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.831:1
top speed~344.33 kph / 214 mph
0 – 100 kph~3.4 seconds

Story by edo competition Motorsport GmbH. Above Images ©edo competition Motorsport GmbH.