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Brabus rolls out some extremely high-horsepower cars at the Dubai Motor Show (pictures)

The Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition and Brabus 700 Coupe are two extremely powerful monuments to excess. With money flowing forth from every crevice, and with buyers who demand personalized touches above and beyond what standard automakers offer, Dubai is the perfect place to show off these vehicles.

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Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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The Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition starts out life as a Mercedes-AMG S65.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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The car is rear-wheel-drive-only, because Mercedes' 4Matic all-wheel-drive system is incapable of handling the Rocket 900's insane amount of torque.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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The interior is a palace of opulence, with gold trim on nearly every surface.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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The back seat might be the best place to spend time in the Rocket 900. Not only are the seats supremely comfortable-looking, but you've got gold-trimmed monitors and fold-out tables to help pass the time.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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Insane definitely describes this car's power output. Its 12-cylinder engine is tweaked and massaged to put out 887 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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Even the air vents and their adjuster knobs are trimmed in the shiny stuff.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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Of course, Brabus does more than mess around with power and interior trimmings. It also outfits its cars with a great deal of aerodynamic bits, most of which are carbon fiber.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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There's no escaping big wheels and flashy bits when you're parading around in a nearly 900-horsepower mega-barge.

Brabus Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition
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There's enough gold in this car to start your own currency.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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The Brabus 700 Coupe, if you can believe it, is a far more sedate beast than the Rocket 900.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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The 700 Coupe starts out life as a Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe, the brand's answer to the BMW X6 M.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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The 700 Coupe's interior isn't as ridiculously over the top as the Rocket 900, unless you consider an abundance of bright blue leather to be over the top.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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Hand-stitched checkerboard patterns cover both the door panels and the front and rear seats. Comfortable, if a bit ostentatious.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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Didn't Eiffel 65 write a song about this interior?

Brabus 700 Coupe
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Under the hood, the blue makes way for a bit of red and gold. The 700 Coupe's output is a modest 690 horsepower and 708 pound-feet of torque.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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As with the Rocket 900, Brabus outfits the 700 Coupe with some hardcore-looking aerodynamic upgrades and a set of massive wheels.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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Brabus' love for carbon fiber is not very difficult to figure out after a 5-second glance at any of its cars.

Brabus 700 Coupe
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If the 700 Coupe's output isn't enough to whet your whistle, Brabus will turn the dial to 11, giving the car 838 horsepower and 1,069 pound-feet of torque. That could very well alter the rotation of the planet.

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