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Watch the RENNtech Mercedes-AMG GT R in First-Person Action

Are you wondering what’s it like to be in the cockpit of the RENNtech Mercedes-AMG GT R? Check out the video above that shows a first-person perspective of the car in action. At first glance, the footage looks like a capture from a video game. It is easy to mistake it as such because of the realistic graphics that games have nowadays, but rest assured that this is a real car traversing the Nurburgring endurance track. According to the video, the Mercedes-AMG GT R driven by GT3 racer Andreas Simonson is fitted with RENNtech’s R760 Power Package and Hi-Performance Brake Upgrade. The kit improves the output of the sports car… Continue Reading »


Place Your Bets, It’s the Mercedes-AMG GT R Vs the Acura NSX

Which one wins if you pit German car engineering versus a Japanese sports car. It’s brute engine against a hybrid in this drag race between the Mercedes-AMG GT R and the Acura NSX. Tale of the Tape First, let’s take a quick look at the power units of the two performance cars. The Mercedes-AMG GT R carries a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine. It produces 577 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. All that power goes to the rear wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The car is 3,594 pounds heavy, giving it a 6.22 pounds per horsepower. On the other hand, the Acura NSX has a hybrid powertrain. It is… Continue Reading »


RENNtech Introduces the 825 HP Mercedes-AMG GT R

Rumors and spy shots suggest that the development of the Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series is already underway. Sources suggest that it might debut on September 12 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. However, if you already own a Mercedes-AMG GT R or you can’t wait for its Black Series to arrive in the market, you can just fit it with RENNtech’s new tuning package. Fresh from the factory, the Mercedes-AMG GT R is capable of producing 577 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque from its 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine. Installing the new tuning package of RENNtech into the sports car raises the bar to a whopping 831 hp and 627… Continue Reading »


A Look at the Mercedes-AMG GT R F1 Safety Car

The Mercedes-AMG GT R is the official Safety Car of Formula One. So far, it is the most powerful safety car of the sport. The mechanical specs of the new AMG GT R F1 safety car is the same as the road-going vehicle. It is powered by a 4.0-liter AMG biturbo V8 with 577 hp and 520 lb-ft of torque. The acceleration of the auto from zero to 62 mph is 3.6 seconds. Furthermore, it comes with the AMG Track Package that provides it a roll-over protection system as well as high-performance compound braking system. Some changes were only made to the AMG GT R safety car’s exterior and interior… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG GT R Tuned to Black Series Proportions

Latest reports say that the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is not due until 2020. But why wait that long if there’s already a Mercedes-AMG GT R tuned to deliver up to 769 hp? Domanig Autodesign, an aftermarket tuner notorious for bringing out more power to the iconic Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series and the Mercedes-AMG GT S, just released its new performance package for the Mercedes-AMG GT R. The project was made in partnership with the specialists of IMSA, the tuner recently responsible for giving one Mercedes-AMG GT S up to 860 hp. According to a report, Domanig and IMSA made the numbers possible by equipping the 4.0-liter V8 engine… Continue Reading »


Check Out the New Edo Competition Mercedes-AMG GT R

Edo Competition just unveiled its new project for the Mercedes-AMG GT R. The package fitted by the tuner gives the sports car a significant boost in its engine performance. The Mercedes-AMG GT R was not called as the “Beast of Green Hell” for nothing. The aggressive looks of the car alone is enough to turn heads towards its direction while its power puts it on top of the road-legal standalone AMG models. The Mercedes-AMG GT R packs a handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine. The unit produces 577 hp and 700 Nm of torque. Installing the new Edo Competition package for the vehicle will turn the numbers to 651 hp… Continue Reading »


IMSA Mercedes-AMG GT S Surpasses the Power of the GT3

If you got the Mercedes-AMG GT S before the GT R even came out, now is your chance to boost the power of your unit and even surpass the might of the sports car dubbed as the “Beast of Green Hell”. IMSA just released its performance package that will not only put the power of the GT R to shame but even its racing counterpart, the GT3. The tuner gave the GT S a total of 860 hp. Then, it rechristened it as the “IMSA RXR”. The product was showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Despite its overwhelming specs, it was overshadowed in the media by the world debuts of… Continue Reading »


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