March 2, 2024


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Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car Revealed For “Gentlemen Drivers”

Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car Revealed For "Gentlemen Drivers"

We have noticed Mercedes-AMG testing the all-new GT Coupé and it will not be lengthy until finally that is revealed but in advance of that transpires they have pulled the handles off their most powerful homologated consumer race car ever, the GT2.

This product bridges the gap amongst GT3 and GT4 types and in accordance to Mercedes caters to the “gentlemen drivers”.

Under the hood sits a 4.-litre twin-turbo V8 with a flat crankshaft which implies it is linked to the monster located in the variety-topping street car or truck identified as the GT Black Series. In this specification, the motor pumps out 707 horses (520 kW) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) which is a great deal considering it is stripped out and a lot lighter than the Black Collection.

Electric power is despatched to the rear wheels thanks to a sequential 6-pace racing transmission with an adjustable self-locking differential.

Bodyweight is down to 1,400 kg and that consists of the air conditioning system.

As you can see it depends seriously on aerodynamics to continue to keep it glued to the tarmac. The substantial rear wing has been built from the floor up and can be adjusted.

Ahead of heading on sale afterwards in 2023, the race car will be subjected to testing in the subsequent weeks.