New supercar Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S became the Formula-1pace-car

June 14, 2015 at 22:25

The company Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new safety car for Formula 1. In place of the removed from production coupe SLS AMG supercar came AMG GT S. Coupe will debut as the pace car in a racing world championship Grand Prix of the season in Australia this year.

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S picture

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S pics

From the ordinary version the new car differs by safety stickers on the body, as well as LED lights on the roof, which light up when the car is on the track during the race. This construction is mounted on a special carboxylic stand, which is designed so as to better redirect the air flow to the rear wing. Plus, outside and inside of the machine are set a few television cameras and rear license plate equipped with backlight for improved visibility of the machine in bad weather conditions.

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S pics

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S image

New safety car in Formula 1 is equipped with four-liter bi-turbo V8 engine with dry sump. The return of the unit is 510 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque. The engine is combined with a seven-speed gearbox with two clutches. From zero to hundred kilometers per hour Coupé accelerates in 3.8 seconds.

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