Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Set A Record At The Nurburgring
The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S set the “North Loop” record at the Nürburgring among production cars with four seats in the cabin. The vehicle passed the 20.8-kilometer route in 7 minutes and 25.41 seconds.
The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S is equipped with a 4.0-liter eight-cylinder motor, which develops 640 hp and 750 Nm of torque. The engine works in pair with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Such a car is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.2 seconds. Its top speed is 315 km/h (196 mph).
In fact, the official record of “Nordschleife” among the cars of this class belongs to the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 super sedan. This model drove a lap for 7 minutes and 21.23 seconds.
However, the Jaguar participated in the race with Track Package.: wthout rear seats. A lightweight safety cage replaced them.