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2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT F1 Safety Car

Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its F1 Safety Car replacing the SLS AMG with the newer SLS AMG GT. The GT evolution of the gull-wing model made its first appearance in a race situation at this month’s 2012 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix and will also be deployed at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix.

The GT model comes with improved driving dynamics, better on-track performance, a 20Hp boost for a total of 583hp (591PS) from its 6.2-liter V8 and new design features such as the darkened headlamps and taillights and the grille finish.

The changes over the regular production model are kept to a minimum and include a specially developed and more sonorous rear silencer, F1 decals, safety lights on the rear window, bucket seats with six-point seat belts, two central screens that allow the driver and co-pilot to monitor the progress of the race and a radio system to communicate with the organizers.

(vía Carscoop)

WTF: Zandvoort 2012 DTM accident pit lane

An accident with Ralf Schumacher’s C-Class Coupe that occurred at the pit lanes during DTM practice at Zandvoort last Friday left four Mercedes-Benz crew-members injured.

Video footage shows Michael Schumacher’s younger brother clipping an air hose with his Mercedes-Benz racecar’s wing as he was leaving the pits. The airline then snapped and struck several crew members throwing them on the ground with force and almost decapitating one of the men.

Autosport reported that four people were injured and hospitalized, with three being discharged on the same day and one remaining in the hospital overnight.

(vía Carscoop)

Audi R8 V10 vs Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs BMW M3 ESS vs Porsche 911 Turbo S

Abbreviations of Records (Сокращения для рекордов):
AAR — Absolute Record of all-time in all classes (Абсолютный Рекорд за все время)
PAR — Personal absolute Record (Персональный абсолютный Рекорд)
PDR — Personal day Record (Персональный Рекорд дня)
ACR — Absolute car class Record of all-time (Абсолютный Рекорд за все время для указанного класса автомобиля)
DCR — Record of the day in the car class (Рекорд дня для указанного класса автомобиля)
CMR — Absolute Record for the car/model (Абсолютный Рекорд за все время для указанной модели автомобиля)
NEW — New competitor (Новый участник)

Все результаты (Results):


Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 vs. Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS Roadster: 1 Mile Drag Race!

Both cars are factory stock.

Special thanks to Mario Williams of the Buffalo Bills and to Mario Mendias of My Fit Foods!

Want to make your car faster? Hennessey Performance can help. Give us a call at 979.885.1300 or visit

Want to learn how to make fast cars go faster? Check out Tuner School where our classroom includes a 1/4 mile dragstrip!

Ultimate Supercar Sounds in Monaco - 2012 Top Marques!

Full HD 1080p Video By NM2255: Compilation of the best sounds I’ve heard in Monaco during the 2012 Top Marques, hope you like it!

Car list:
Lamborghini Aventador LP700
Ferrari 458 Spider
Ferrari 599 GTO
Hamann BMW X6M Tycoon EVO
Pagani Zonda S Roadster
Koenigsegg CCX
Noble M600
Hamann Hawk Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster
Mansory Stallone Ferrari 599 GTB
Modified KTM X-Bow
Gemballa Avalanche GT
Ferrari 458 Italia
Mercedes SLS AMG
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series
Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS
Porsche Panamera GTS
GTA Spano V10
Audi R8 4.2 V8
Ferrari F40
Ferrari 599 GTB
Lamborghini Gallardo LP570 Spyder Performante
Ferrari California
Hamann Bentley Continental GTC
Koenigsegg CCR Revo
Ferrari F430 Spyder
Aston Martin V12 Vantage



Wimmer RS Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Wagon

Wimmer RS has prepared a raft of mechanical upgrades that among other things, include new cylinder heads, sport cam shafts, modified throttle, custom exhaust and catalyst, and a software optimization, which all help to bump output to 615Hp (624PS).

That’s makes the C63 AMG Wagon far more powerful than supercars like the Ferrari 458 Italia and Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera, both of which make do with 562hp (570PS).

Other go-fast features include a club sport suspension from KW, which was specifically tailored for this model by KW automotive, spacers from H & R, as well as a limited slip differential from the Drexler Company.

A set of 19-inch aluminum wheels from BBS wrapped in Dunlop high-performance tires are also part of the package, while the yellow wrap comes courtesy of a company named ‘BRUXSAFOL’.

(vía Carscoop)

Väth 2012MY Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster: 691-horses

The makeover on the 6.2-liter V8 engine lifts output from 563hp (571PS) to 691hp (700PS) and peak torque from 650Nm (479 lb-ft) to 850Nm (627 lb-ft).

The extra kick allows the SLS AMG Roadster to hit 100km/h (62mph) from standstill in 3.6 seconds and top out at 330km/h (205mph), an improvement of 0.2 seconds and 13km/h (8mph) over the factory model respectively.

A high performance brake system along with a stainless steel exhaust system with throttle control and changes to the suspension that include a revamped AMG RIDE CONTROL and sport springs, are also part of the package.

On the styling front, the SLS AMG Roadster gets a front apron, a boot spoiler and side skirts made from carbon fiber, plus a new set of 20-inch alloy rims shod in tires size 265/30-20 on the front and 315/25-20 on the rear axle, and carbon fiber trim for the interior.

In Germany, the entire package is priced at €85,130 (US$104,400).

(vía Carscoop)

The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake. A new era takes shape. [HD 3D]

With the Shooting Brake, Mercedes-Benz combines sporty, progressive design with a high level of leisure value. Experience the highlights of the new CLS Shooting Brake in this film.

Some of the features shown may not be available in all countries.

Fuel consumption (combined): 9.8-5.3 l/100 km
CO2 emissions (combined): 229-139 g/km.

1971 Mechatronik Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Vs. 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG [Car and Driver]

Sam Smith takes a look at the Mechatronik 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 M-Coupe and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG to see how much Mercedes has and hasn’t changed over the years in the latest episode of Car and Driver: Tested.

Read the article on the Mechatronik here:

CARS: Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 (Mechatronik M-Coupe)
LOCATION: Los Angeles, California

Mercedes-Benz AMG Symphony [Car & Driver]

We take nine Mercedes-Benz AMGs to the tunnels of Detroit to create a glorious symphony.

CARS: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG coupe, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series coupe, Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG wagon, Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG


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