Golf Ace Bubba Watson Used to Drive this Bonkers Mercedes

Golf is rarely a fist-fighting, head-bashing sporting event. But that doesn't mean its players are as reserved off the green as they are on. Case in point, this is two-time Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson's custom 2008 Mercedes CLK63 AMG Black Series. It's a 600-horsepower ballistic missile and it could now be yours because the rabid AMG recently went up for sale on eBay. The car originally cost Bubba $138,000 ... it can now be had for significantly less. RELATED: See more of Bubba Watson's 2008 Mercedes CLK63 AMG Black Series The hardcore CLK63 Black spawned as a nod to the brand's Formula-1 safety car at the time. While the normal CLK was a bit plebeian, this AMG tuned version was anything but. Mercedes massaged in aerodynamic tweaks, flared out the fenders, and dropped its 500 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 under the hood. That meant zero to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 186 miles per hour. Apparently Watson wanted more, because according to the seller, he handed the car to RENNtech for a complete overhaul. A mere $34,000 later, the CLK was pumping out over 600 horsepower and looked the part with custom racing stripes, an adjustable carbon fiber wing, and blacked-out tinting. RELATED: Check out more photos of the CLK63 AMG Black Series The Mercedes comes with 19-inch AMG wheels and wears 385/30 tires in the back. If you're thinking of buying, that's a number you ought to memorize as you'll go through quite a lot of rubber. We leave you with this clip of Bubba, reinforcing the fact that these tires are disposable. RELATED: Take a look at the all-new 2016 AMG GT _______________________________________ Click Here to Read the Original Article on BoldRide

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