2018 New Mercedes-AMG GT4 Race Car Reporting For Duty At Spa-Francorchamps - Mercedes has actually formally revealed the AMG GT4, the current participant of its customer racing program, at the 24-Hour race of Spa-Francorchamps.The brand-new race automobile is based upon the AMG GT-R roadway auto and also -as the name recommends- it aims to contend in the expanding GT4 category, as soon as Mercedes provides the initial instances to consumer racing teams towards completion of the year.
2018 New Mercedes-AMG GT4 Race Car Reporting For Duty At Spa-Francorchamps
Power comes from the very same twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 which in this situation has been tuned to offer up to 510hp and also over 442lb-ft (600Nm) of torque. Strapped to it is a transaxle six-speed consecutive competitors transmission, with the differential being flexible from the exterior.
The chassis as well as the bodywork are constructed out of a mix of light weight aluminum as well as carbon fiber, with the structure being a light-weight and also very rigid light weight aluminum spaceframe right from the AMG GT-R. The hood and also the front splitter are constructed out of composite material.
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The auto racing aero program has actually been established in the wind passage in order for the new Mercedes AMG GT4 to achieve a neutral handling. The back wing provides a vast plan variety to assist teams to easily locate an individual track arrangement.
The brand-new Mercedes-AMG GT4 race automobile is priced at 198,850 euros (omitting VAT) and intends to compete across the globe in series like the IMSA Continental Tire Sportscar Obstacle as well as the Pirelli Globe Obstacle in the US, the Blancpain GT Series Asia in Asia, the Australian GT Trophy in Australia and the VLN endurance auto racing championship and also the Nürburgring 24-hours in Germany.