Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Safety Car GT, the safety car in Formula 1 is updated

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Safety Car GT

The Mercedes SLS AMG was already the official safety car in Formula 1, but this coming weekend at the Singapore GP’ll see (if there is time) slightly updated. Not easily distinguishable from the outside, but nevertheless receives some major changes with the new GT configuration, the image and likeness of the street model. The Mercedes SLS AMG Safety Car GT keeps the 6.3-liter V8 engine, but its power increases from 571 hp to 591 hp initial series.

When we see the safety car to make an appearance in any race, the impression given is that the Formula 1 trot to gallop, without forcing the least machine behind him, but the car driven by Bernd Maylander is very near the boundary. It is normal, the comparison of any road car with a Formula 1 circuit not stand the guy, but obviously that does not mean that this Mercedes SLS AMG GT is slow. As an example, two pieces of information can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds and to reach 200 km / h from standstill in 11.2 seconds.

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Safety Car GTMoreover, and as every safety car that claims to be, has the usual lights on the ceiling to be visible to the cars in case of entry into track. Other improvements include the ability to get quicker gear changes for AMG SPEEDSHIFT transmission, dual clutch seven relationships as well as an updated version of the electronically adjustable suspension AMG Ride Control and a new design of alloy wheels ten radios . Its total weight is 1620 kg, and certainly not without its characteristic gullwing.

A new, small changes to the official Safety Car in Formula 1. Mercedes is just a brand with experience in this field, as it provides both the safety car and medical car to F1 since 1996, with an agreement that will bring certainly visibility and brand image. We can not rule out that this same weekend in Singapore to see Bernd Maylander and its new SLS AMG GT in action as Marina Bay in the vicinity of the walls and accidents are the order of the day: in fact, since the dispute the Grand Prix since 2008, in all editions presence was necessary safety car.

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