Wild Ride

Developed in Nürburgring and almost too hot for the road, this is the Mercedes-AMG GT R. Never before has Mercedes-AMG packed so much motorsport technology into a production vehicle as in this brand new twin-turbo featherweight.

Downforce Aplenty

It’s generated by a rigid rear wing with adjustable blade angle. A double diffuser beneath the rear apron enhances the handling stability of the rear axle and reduces the temperature of the hot spots at the rear of the vehicle.

Venturi Effect

The AMG GT R has an active aerodynamics profile in the underbody. At a speed of 80 km/h in RACE mode, this carbon component automatically shifts downwards by about 40 millimetres, altering the airflow and generating what is known as the Venturi effect, which additionally “sucks” the car onto the road and reduces front-axle lift by around 40 kilograms at 250 km/h.

Steering Response

Its unique response is assured in the AMG GT R, and not just because the street-legal race car uses sports-parameter steering, AMG coil-over suspension and uniball joints on the lower wishbones of the rear axle to provide absolute precision through every turn. The innovation here is active rear-wheel steering. This features two electro-mechanical actuators that permit a toe-angle change on the rear wheels of up to 1.5 degrees.

 

AMG Green Hell Magno

Exclusive special paintwork that lends extra fire to the aggressive look of the front-mid-engine race car.

Jet-wing Design

The all-new front fascia additionally features Air Curtains, which calm the airflow and guide the air specifically toward the wheel arches. This optimizes flow properties in this area and improves the Cd value of the AMG GT R.

Grille Party

The AMG Panamericana grille adorns the AMG GT R, its vertical struts reminiscent of the 300 SL, which won the legendary Panamericana road race in Mexico in 1952.

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