Mercedes-AMG GT 4-By drag 'Ringrecord' within

The Mercedes-Benz with perhaps the hardest name in years has a Ringrecord on his name to know.

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4Matic+ 4-Compartment, such as the most powerful version of the AMG GT 4-Coupe full name, is the fastest vierzits production car on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The Panamera-opponent from Sindelfingen has a round on the almost 21 kilometer long and 154 turns counting circuit made in 7.25,41.

Behind the wheel of the AMG GT 63 S 4-Compartment was none other than Demian Schaffert, Development Engineer of Mercedes-AMG. To the lap time in perspective: Mercedes-AMG chased in August 2013 itself a SLS AMG Black Series in 7.25,67 on the German circuit. A small, but determined not unimportant to note in this record: last year blasted Jaguar with the XE Project 8, also a four-seater, in 7.21,23 seconds on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The difference lies in the fact that the Project 8 a to 300 pieces limited edition extreme version of the XE, while the AMG GT 63 S 4-Compartment a car without such productielimiet.

Under the hood of the topper of the AMG GT 4-Coupe range is a 4.0-liter V8, which, thanks to two turbos to a whopping 640 hp and 900 Nm provide. Thus the car is in 3,2 count to a speed of 100 km/h. The top speed? That is with 315 km/h definitely not tender. Violent figures, especially when you consider that the car is in practically every appearance some 2,000 pounds in the scale.