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Mercedes-AMG GT S Debuts As DTM Safety Car

The Mercedes-AMG GT S is considered as among the best luxury supercars in the market. But, it appears that some people have other plans for this supercar from the German luxury vehicle manufacturer. The AMG GT S is set to make its first appearance as the official safety vehicle during the second DTM race, as shown on a report from The sports car will serve as a replacement for the C63 AMG Black Series, which was used as the DTM safety car at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz from 2012 until 2014. The Mercedes-AMG GT S will feature a light bar installed on its roof along with the Edition 1 aerodynamics… Continue Reading »


Formula One Safety and Medical Cars Unveiled

The new safety and medical cars that will be used in the 2015 season of Formula One have just been unveiled. Of course, due to the reliability and performance of Mercedes-AMG cars, two of its popular models were once again chosen for the sport. First, the Mercedes-AMG GT S has been chosen as the Formula One safety car. The vehicle replaces the SLS AMG gullwing that has served in F1 for five years. Under the hood of the car is a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine capable of providing up to 503 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. The power is distributed through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox with manual shifting option. It… Continue Reading »


Video: The AMG Safety Car Story

Ah, the safety car. It is one of the fixtures of Formula One races, not only because it has been a hot Mercedes-Benz AMG model for the past several years, but also because of the role it plays in each and every F1 weekend. It’s true that most of us only see the safety car for brief stints during the warmup lap and in some unfortunate stretches of the race. It’s a good thing, then, that the official AMG channel on YouTube has presented us with a video that gives us an inside track on the safety car. In the video, we see Bernd Maylander, longtime F1 safety car driver,… Continue Reading »


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