Mercedes-Benz AMG GT spawns track car limited to 55 units

If you happen to thought the GT Black Sequence would stay probably the most hardcore model of Mercedes-Benz AMG’s GT sports activities automotive, then you definately’d be mistaken.

AMG on Wednesday unveiled the much more excessive GT Monitor Sequence, restricted to simply 55 automobiles in celebration of this 12 months’s fifty fifth anniversary of the Affalterbach tuner’s founding. Its arrival additionally probably marks the top of the highway for the present GT as a redesigned mannequin has already been noticed testing.

Because the identify suggests, the GT Monitor Sequence has been developed completely for observe use. It is carefully associated to AMG’s GT3 and GT4 race automobiles, although produces much more energy. The automotive’s 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 is tuned to ship 724 hp, or 4 horses greater than the GT Black Sequence. The additional bump is courtesy of race-spec gasoline injectors, and some different tweaks.

2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Track Series

2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Monitor Sequence

The engine is mated to a 6-speed sequential transmission as a substitute of the highway automotive’s 7-speed dual-clutch automated, and drive is to the rear wheels through a carbon-fiber torque tube and adjustable differential.

One other key change for the GT Monitor Sequence is the set up of four-way Bilstein dampers at every nook. These have high- and low-speed settings within the rebound and compression ranges, and likewise permit for the trip peak to be adjusted. Adjustable anti-roll bars have additionally been fitted.

A set of 18-inch solid wheels are normal, as are metal brake rotors measuring 15.35 inches up entrance and 14 inches on the rear. A brake beam has been put in for adjusting the brake stability.

2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Track Series

2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Monitor Sequence

Carbon fiber is used for each the outside and cabin to enhance rigidity whereas decreasing weight. This extends to the dashboard, seats, and door linings, serving to to convey the curb weight down to three,086 kilos, versus the roughly 3,500 kilos of the highway automotive.

Dealing with the motive force is a Bosch show unit that includes an information logging system in a position to hold observe of lap occasions, amongst different features. Based on AMG, the GT Monitor Sequence is without doubt one of the first automobiles to function this method. Additionally within the cabin are motorsport-style techniques for controlling the traction and ABS, with the motive force in a position to choose from 12 ranges of adjustment together with an off setting.

The GT Monitor Sequence might be supplied globally, although AMG hasn’t stated what number of items of the whole 55-car run are earmarked for the US Pricing begins at 369,000 euros (roughly $404,680) and the primary examples are because of be delivered within the second quarter.

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