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
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.