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

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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.

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The interior is a palace of opulence, with gold trim on nearly every surface.

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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.

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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.

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Even the air vents and their adjuster knobs are trimmed in the shiny stuff.

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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.

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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.

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There's enough gold in this car to start your own currency.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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