Originally Posted by TAZZMAXX
I'd want to be seeing more than 600 brake from a supercharged Merc V12, that seems a bit slack to me. You can get 500 reliable brake from a n/a small block V8 so why go to all the effort of a V12?
I agree, even 600-700bhp is easy enough with a small block V8 and at I bet a much lower price, mind you, I bet the V12 sounds nice and has some torque.
Each to their own but personally with the budget he obviously had, I'd have gone with an all alloy turbo small block.