ㆍ History 

Carlsson Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH is a tuning company founded in 1989 by the brothers Rolf and Andreas Hartge, and formerly known as Carlsson Automobiltechnik GmbH. Carlsson specializes in the refinement of Mercedes-Benz and smart cars. Eponym of the company was Ingvar Carlsson, the former Mercedes-Benz works driver. Carlsson products, innovations and technical developments are characterized by his racing experience 

ㆍ Racing 

Since 1999, Carlsson has participated in various races and racing series with its own racing team Carlsson Racing, including the Nuerburgring 24 Hours, the Dakar Rally and the VLN Endurance Championship Nuerburgring. The most successful vehicle was the CK35 RS (based on the Mercedes -Benz SLK 350), which ranked 2nd place in the VLN Endurance Championship 2006.