TOP GUN: 550 hp Mercedes-AMG GT-R spy video hits the web

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Hot 550 hp Mercedes-AMG GT-R comes out to play. The road-going version of the ballistic GT3 racing car was caught again. Full report on new Mercedes-AMG GT-R spy video. 

New film shows a fixed large rear wing, complemented by an active diffuser and the centrally positioned quad-tailpipes. Sure, these elements are not as extroverted in style as those found on the track version, although similarities do exist. At the front, we notice a modified apron with larger air intakes and additional aero-flaps.

Road going, but still track oriented, the Mercedes-AMG GT-R is expected to get bespoke suspension settings, larger brakes, plenty of lightweight materials and new alloy wheels equipped with wider tires. Inside everything will also be trimmed in Sport style: racing seats, Alufinish and special GT-R logos and emblems.

Getting under the hood, this is where things start to look significantly different to its racing counterpart. The SLS 6.2L naturally aspirated V8 with an output of 520 hp of the GT3 racer is gone. Instead, the road version Mercedes-AMG GT-R comes with a 550 hp 4.0-liter V8, the top guise for AMG’s proud and joy bi-turbo unit used with great succes on the regular GT.

Source: cvdzijden – Supercar Videos