The Isdera Imperator 108i was a low-volume German sports car produced from 1984 to 1993. The Imperator 108i was born out of the Mercedes CW311 concept car from 1978, which Eberhard Schulz, who worked as a design engineer for Porsche, designed in his free time.
During a trackday on the SPA-Francorchamps racetrack I have filmed this very rare Mercedes Isdera Imperator 108i. It’s a very rare German super car limited to 30 units (this is unit #14) and built from the Mercedes-Benz CW311 concept.
The Imperator 108i featured a rear-view periscope, creating a bulge on the roof!This model is the 108i which features the most powerful engine.A 6.0L V8 brought by AMG which produces 420hp, enough to move it from 0 to 100 kph in 5.7s with a top speed of 305kph.
The Imperator 108i featured a rear-view periscope in place of conventional rear view mirrors which gave the driver the rear view, creating a bulge on the roof. It also featured gullwing doors.Inside, the car featured a luxurious interior and sourced many interior components from the Porsche 928.
Technical data Mercedes Isdera Imperator 108i:
- Engine: 6.0L V8 32V AMG
- Performance: 425HP
- 0-100km/h: 4.5 sec
- Top speed: 310km/h
- Serie #: 14/30