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2023 Mercedes-AMG GT2

Mercedes-AMG GT2 is the most powerful homologated race car in the meanwhile twelve-year history of the customer sport programme. The GT2 offers the usual extremely high safety level of AMG race cars and comes with many new racing technologies. As a result, the GT2 version stands out as an attractive overall package for ambitious amateur drivers in particular.

With the Mercedes-AMG GT2, the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach starts a new chapter in customer sport. The race car bridges the gap between the Mercedes-AMG GT3 and the Mercedes-AMG GT4. While the GT3 is increasingly being raced by professional drivers and the GT4 primarily marks the entry into the world of GT racing, GT2 particularly aims at the group of gentlemen drivers. For them, with the GT2 regulations introduced in 2020, Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) has created an attractive platform with more and more international race events.

An outstanding feature of the new Mercedes-AMG GT2 is its maximum performance level: at 520 kW (707 hp), the new member of the Customer Racing family ranks above GT3 level, both in terms of horsepower and in top speed. The source of this power is the AMG 4.0 litre V8 biturbo engine with a flat crankshaft. The power is transmitted by means of a sequential six-speed racing gearbox with modified gear ratios. Like in all GT models, the gearbox is mounted on the rear axle in transaxle configuration and is connected to the engine by a carbon torque tube, torsion and torque rigid. The suspension includes comprehensively configurable motorsport shock absorbers and adjustable anti-roll bars.

Mercedes-AMG GT2-dashboard

A further aerodynamic highlight of the Mercedes-AMG GT2 is a fully newly developed rear wing, held in place by a characteristic swan neck mount. The large single-level wing is multi-adjustable and significantly contributes to precise handling. As usual for the AMG Customer Racing cars, the GT2 version also stands out for reliable handling. As a result, less-experienced drivers can also quickly build up confidence. An important new development for competition use is the wheel mounting: the Mercedes-AMG GT2 has an innovative central wheel mount system. This allows for even faster and more reliable changes of the forged 18” AMG light alloy wheels.

Functional racing ergonomics prevail in the cockpit of the Mercedes-AMG GT2. The DDU (Digital Display Unit) of the latest generation is an innovation in the driver’s central field of view. The fully programmable dashboard system has a high-resolution graphic display. This makes it intuitive to operate and very user-friendly. Another exclusive novelty is the new multi-function steering wheel, which Mercedes-AMG developed together with the sim racing experts at Cube Controls. It offers a new level of ergonomics, functionality and control.

To ensure optimum occupants protection, the Mercedes-AMG GT2 uses the pioneering safety concept that has also been incorporated into the GT3 and GT4. This includes, among others, racing-specific driver aid systems such as the multi-adjustable traction control or racing ABS of the latest generation. The interior of the vehicle is protected by a steel roll-cage bolted onto the aluminium space frame. The carbon driver safety cell includes a six-point safety belt and customisable ergonomic seat foaming. Safety nets, an extrication hatch in the roof, a carbon safety fuel tank and a powerful motorsport fire extinguishing system round out the comprehensive safety features of the Mercedes-AMG GT2.

 Mercedes-AMG GT2

EngineAMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine with flat crankshaft
Displacement3,982 cm3
Outputup to 520 kW (707 hp)*
Max. torqueup to 800 Nm
Drivetransaxle configuration: engine at the front, gearbox on the rear axle, connected by Torque Tube
Transmissionsequential AMG 6-speed racing transmission with mechanical (adjustable) self-locking differential and magnesium casing as well as shift paddles on the steering wheel; pneumatically operated
Bodyworkaluminium space frame; roll-cage of high-tensile steel
Safetycarbon driver safety cell to latest FIA standard, customisable seat foaming and integrated headrest as well as extrication hatch in the roof; powerful motorsport fire extinguishing system
Chassisaluminium double wishbones front and rear; adjustable rebound and pressure motorsport shock absorbers, adjustable anti-roll bars
Aerodynamicsmulti-adjustable rear wing
Electronicsmotorsport electronics with torque control; optimised driver aid systems: AMG TRACTION CONTROL, multi-adjustable racing ABS of the latest generation, service-friendly durable motorsport electrics
Steeringelectro-mechanical power steering
Brakesracing brake system with adjustable ABS, brake balance adjustment via beam, self-ventilating composite brake discs with special cooling air guidance; 6-piston brake callipers front, 4-piston brake callipers rear; brake disc diameter 395 mm front / 355 mm rear
Wheelsforged AMG light alloy wheels with central mount,
front: 12×18“, rear: 13×18“
TyresFront: 325/660-18 slick / rear: 325/705-18 slick
Weight< 1,400 kg incl. air conditioning
Fuel tank capacity120 l (motorsport safety fuel tank)
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