Formula-1 got the fastest and most powerful safety carMarch 20, 2018
The new car of safety of the Formula-1 was the supercar Mercedes-AMG GT R, replacing in this role AMG GT S. The novelty is the fastest and most powerful car of all that was ever used for these purposes in the world championship.
The safety car of Formula-1 is equipped with carbon-ceramic brakes, special stickers, safety cage, and also warning lamps on the roof, which are installed on a carbon stand of special aerodynamic shape.
Inside AMG GT R there are two tablet PCs iPad. One of them shows the broadcast, and the second – the schematic position of the cars on the track. The car also received a radio for communication with the direction of the race.
Coupe Mercedes-AMG GT R is equipped with a four-liter Biturbo motor V8, the output of which is 585 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. From the place to 100 km/h the two-door accelerates in 3.6 seconds, and its maximum speed is 318 kilometers per hour. The model also received active aerodynamic elements and a fully controlled chassis.