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Revealed: 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

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Straight out of the green hell of the jungle comes the new Mercedes-AMG GT R, fully equipped with AMG driver, Lewis Hamilton, swerving and skidding through the Nurburgring racetrack which portrays an Amazonian-esque setting. If the luxury brand’s goal was to grab attention and thrill and audience, they succeeded.

Revealed today, the new Mercedes-AMG GT R, brings the most demanding features of a track-ready supercar to the streets.

Mercedes-AMG GT R Specs

  • Engine: Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 Biturbo with Dry-Sump Lubrication
  • Horsepower: 577 hp
  • 0-60: 3.5 seconds
  • Top Speed: 198 mph
  • Torque: 516 lb-ft

The new GT R combines lightweight construction with modified suspension and new aerodynamics, which results in superior performance and an edge in handling. Finished in the exclusive AMG green hell magno, the GT R is sure to stand out in a crowd. Further modifications include wider front and rear fenders and a large rear aerofoil with rear fascia and double diffuser designed to enhance aerodynamics, tighten turns and provide maximum grip.

Exterior

Designed with the track in mind, the new Mercedes-AMG GT R is powerful, long and forged with well-known AMG performance. Design and aerodynamics go hand in hand with this project, signifying a tight relationship between the two design and engineering teams to create a truly track-worthy vehicle. Athletic and strong, the exterior body is dynamic and powerful with pointed edges and an arrow-like front end. Front fenders are made of light carbon and include specially designed cooling vents. AMG Performance forged wheels are finished in 10-spoke matte black.

  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
  • The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

Interior

Nappa leather and DINAMICA microfiber cover race inspired seats and are complimented by yellow accents including seat belt sand special AMG Black Piano Lacquer interior trim and controls. A wide dashboard exudes an aviation look and includes a multitude of vents including individuals on either edge. A freestanding central display and center console adorn the midsection of the interior with high-quality AMG Drive Controls.

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

Want to check out the full experience? Lewis Hamilton will take you on a tour of the North Loop of the Nurburgring racetrack in the video below.