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The Grand Tour Ep.2 Trailer teases “Public Transportation Challenge”

We recently presented you with a clip from the first episode of The Grand Tour season 2 where the former Top Gear trio pit a Rimac Concept One electric supercar against a Lamborghini Aventador S and the Hybrid Honda NSX in a drag race. Well, we now have the trailer for the second episode. The most intriguing part though is the “public transportation challenge” where Jeremy Clarkson races Hammond and May from New York to Niagara falls. Like old times, Jeremy will be in a car (2017 Ford GT), while the other…

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Top 5 Supercars likely to set a Nurburgring Lap Record next

The Nurburgring is the ultimate proving ground for automakers. A lap record at the ‘Green Hell’ not just validates how fast the car is but also exhibits the brand’s engineering prowess. Time and again, automakers take their new performance cars both production and track only versions to the Nordschleife to break records set by rival brands. It all comes down to the engineering at the end – the powertrain, aerodynamics, chassis and the overall calibration. In 2013, we saw the Porsche 918 Spyder set a 6 min 57 sec lap…

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Mercedes AMG-GT R Black Series launch not imminent

We recently saw prototypes of a souped-up Mercedes-AMG GT and hoped it would be the Porsche 911 GT2 RS rivaling AMG GT Black Series. Tobiers Moers, head 0f AMG has now clarified that the car is coming but it’s still a few years away. The Black Series has been Mercedes’ hardcore performance models. It all started with the  SLS AMG Black Series. As for the prototypes, it’s difficult to ascertain if those are more than just AMG GT R mules. Moers added that the hardcore Black Series won’t arrive until the…

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Nissan India Retweets Mercedes-AMG GT R Lap Record in major goof up

Mercedes-AMG decided to call their hot version of the AMG GT – GT R, despite the fact that the name could cause some confusion. It seems, even Nissan is having trouble distinguishing it from their own GT-R. The Mercedes-AMG GT R recently set a new lap record (2 min 9.853 sec). This time around the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in India and Mercedes rightly bragged about it on Twitter. Nissan India in what can only be described as a major goof up retweeted saying, “Another legendary record by Nissan GT-R…

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Aston Martin Vulcan, Mercedes-AMG GT R Feature in new Project Cars 2 Trailer

Slightly Mad Studios have dropped a new trailer of their upcoming Project Cars 2 racing game. In fact, last week a leaked Project Cars 2 trailer revealed new gameplay and content. Now, the official announcement trailer released by the studio showcases new cars including Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car, AMG GT R and Aston Martin Vulcan. Players will be get to choose from more than 170 cars and realistic laser-scanned race tracks. A new addition is the circuit of Long Beach. Project Cars 2 also offers new game modes including Rallycross…

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Mercedes-AMG GT R laps Nurburgring in 7 min 10 sec

Talented folks at SportAuto have just lapped the Nurburgring in a Mercedes-AMG GT R and the results are astonishing. A very green Mercedes-AMG GT R set a time of 7 min 10 sec, which is blisteringly quick for a front-engine rear-wheel drive sports car. To put this in perspective, SportAuto had previously set another quick of the Nurburgring in a Porsche 918 Spyder and it did it in 7 min 13 sec. So basically, the AMG GT R outpaced the million dollar Porsche hypercar with all its futuristic hybrid tech…

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VIDEO: Mercedes-AMG GT R Spotted at the Nurburgring

The Mercedes-AMG GT R is the fastest, track-focused model in the AMG GT line-up. The high performance sports car was spotted during the industry pool session at the Nurburgring recently. Looks like the boys at Mercedes-AMG are still fine tuning the car before the first customer cars are delivered. The Mercedes-AMG GT R is based on the AMG GT which boasts a 4.0-liter V8 bi-turbo engine at the front and rear-wheel drive. In the AMG GT R, overall output is up from 503 hp in the GT S to 577…

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Mercedes-AMG GT R Launched at Goodwood

It’s here. The Mercedes-AMG GT R has been launched at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Like we said before, it is a GT3 race car for the road boasting AMG’s most powerful 4.0-liter V8 engine. Tobias Moers, CEO of Mercedes-AMG, said, “With the GT R, we have reached the next level of driving performance. It combines the dynamics of our latest GT3 racing car with the practicality of the standard GT.” The M177 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 engine makes 577 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. That’s 74 hp and 37 lb-ft more…

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Mercedes-AMG GT R to debut at Goodwood

The much anticipated Mercedes-AMG GT R is set for launch at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June. This was confirmed through official attendees list published by Michelin ahead of the event. The Mercedes-AMG GT R is a track-focused, racier version of the standard AMG GT sports car. Sporting the same 4.0-liter V8 engine, the AMG GT R will benefit from more performance and reduced weight. Also see: Mercedes-AMG GT R testing at Nurburgring-VIDEO According to Autocar, the upcoming Mercedes-AMG GT R will have some in the range of 570 hp….

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Mercedes-AMG GT R Caught Testing at the Nurburgring (Video)

After a long winter break, the Nurburgring Nordschleife is back in business. Car makers already have their test mules out on the track but one particular sports car caught the attention of this spotter. The upcoming Mercedes-AMG GT R was spotted testing at the Nurburgring. Check out the video below. Mercedes-AMG GT R Testing at the Nurburgring: Source: cvdzijden – Supercar Videos March 4, 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT R is taking shape even as we speak. Here are some latest spy shots of the hardcore version of the AMG GT. Source: MotorAuthority [Feb 19,…

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