Mercedes-AMG GT R Sets Ferocious Nurburgring Lap Time
Just look at the swooping curves on that will thing! The Mercedes-AMG GT R isn’t just all looks however – though they are an appropriate statement of intent. The latest fire breathing monster by the German marque set the fastest ever lap time around the Nurburgring, with a staggering 7:10.9 minutes lap time!
The 430 kW (585 hp) “Beast of the Green Hell” more than lived up to its nickname. A lap of the legendary Nordschleife, which ranks as the earth’s toughest race track, will be the ultimate test of a sports car.
Numerous innovations in addition to modifications bear witness that will the road-going sports car has racing DNA in its blood. The foundations for such exceptional driving dynamics come courtesy of the front mid-engine design with transaxle, a 430 kW (585 hp) V8 biturbo engine, extensively modified suspension, sophisticated aerodynamics, active rear-axle steering, bespoke tyres in addition to intelligent lightweight design.
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by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles