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A Mercedes-McLaren SLR coupe has set a new record by completing a quarter-mile drag race in just 9.76 seconds, hitting a top speed of 140.8mph (226(kph). The record in question is the fastest a Mercedes-powered Mercedes-Benz has done this distance.

The previous best time was set by the same model in October last year with a time of 10.29 seconds and a top speed of 134mph. The big jump in these figures for the new record make the record breaking run a little extra special.

The Mercedes-McLaren SLR in question has been treated by tuning house Renntech and is wrapped with a Mansory Renovatio bodykit

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