We all knew that a GTR by Mercedes AMG was going to be nothing short of amazing in every aspect, and it turns out we were right. The AMG 4.0-litre twin-turbo engine boasts and output of 430 kW (585 hp)- 55 kW (75 hp) more than the AMG GTS. 700 Nm of torque available at between the rpm ranges of 1,900 and 5,500 offers you brutal power from the moment you put your foot down. The twin-turbos are mounted inside the V configuration of the cylinders, a position referred to be experts as "hot inside the v". The seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is configured in a transaxle layout at the rear axle and has been extensively revised to make it even more racetrack suitable.
Put the car into "RACE" mode, and the dual clutch transmission adopts a completely racetrack oriented shift strategy. Racetrack level handling performance comes about from the intelligent lightweight construction of the car incorporating aluminium and carbon along reinforcements in the body shell. An active aerodynamics profile is concealed in the underbody in front of the engine. When the car reaches 80 km/h in race mode, the carbon fibre component automatically moves downwards 40 mm and changes the airflow. This process results in what is called the Venturi effect, which essentially "sucks" the car onto the road increasing grip. Chunky tyres, a large rear air foil, and a wide body give it the stability it needs when reaching its top speed of 318 km/h. Sharp cornering along with a comfortable ride is made possible thanks to the GTR's new coil over suspension with active rear-wheel steering. Just like in motorsport, the driver of the GTR can adjust the suspension to meet their personal preferences. The entire suspension system is electronically controlled and adjusts itself according to driving conditions. Three modes- Comfort, Sport, and Sport Plus are available for selection.
With its aggressive Panamericana grille, vertical fins, and "AMG green hell magno" paintwork, this beautiful car will bring a smile to your face as it propels you t from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds.
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