Tuning kit dials up performance on the SL 65 AMG and adds some touches from several German tuners.

German tuner MR Car Design calls it the 'Shining Star', it's own version of the Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG.

The Erftstadt-based tuner does a little updating of the exterior on this 2005 SL with the addition of a new SLR inspired carbon bonnet from fellow tuner Kicherer. Optics also include a new rear bumper, black fender lights at the front and an new mid-mounted rear brake light in black too.

Upgrading takes place under the hood too, with a software tweaking of the ECU that adds 80 PS (79 bhp / 59 kW) and 110 Nm (81 lb-ft) of torque to the SL 65 AMG's standard output of 612 PS (450 kW/604 bhp) and 1,001 Nm (738 lb-ft) from the 6.0 liter twin-turbo V12 engine.

The V-max is also unlocked on the SL 65 AMG, a sport exhaust system is added and a suspension lowering by 30 mm is performed.

The car rides on 20-inch forged rims by Carlsson.

On the inside are custom-made Black Series dial lenses.

Gallery: Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG by MR Car Design