Mercedes-AMG says its GT Black Sequence has set the quickest lap of the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife by a regular and unmodified manufacturing automobile, with a time of 6 minutes, 43.616 seconds for the 12.8-mile circuit. For good measure, Mercedes-AMG mentioned the automobile was timed at 6:48.047 on the 12.944-mile “total track.”

GT3 racer Maro Engel was the driving force for the record-setting lap within the 720-horsepower supercar that Mercedes-AMG says its GT Black Sequence has set the quickest lap of the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife by a regular and unmodified manufacturing automobile, options subtle aerodynamics corresponding to a entrance carbon fiber splitter that extends in “Race” mode and with rear wing blades of their center place. 

The automobile ran with camber within the most place of adverse 3.Eight levels in entrance and adverse 3.zero levels on the rear. The 9-position traction management was set between 6 and seven, relying on the part of the monitor the place the automobile was working. 

“Mercedes-AMG GT Black Sequence prospects may reap the benefits of all these settings and adjustment potentialities,” the corporate famous.

The lap was performed on Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R MO tires with “mushy compound,” the usual gear for the automobile.

“That was a extremely spectacular journey,” Engel was quoted.”With speeds of as much as virtually 168 mph within the Kesselchen part of the monitor and properly over 186 mph on the lengthy Döttinger Höhe straight, the AMG GT Black Sequence is considerably sooner than my GT3 race automobile. 

“To lastly drive across the Nordschleife in 6:48.047 minutes with a manufacturing highway automobile in these monitor circumstances is basically superior. Like my GT3 race automobile, the AMG GT Black Sequence presents a variety of adjustment potentialities, all of which enabled me to create a setup that was tailored for me.

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“It’s actually spectacular how a lot downforce the Black Sequence generates and the way assured and reliably it may be pushed, even on the absolute restrict.”

Mercedes AMG famous that the skin temperature was 44.6 levels Fahrenheit and that some sections of the monitor within the late afternoon run have been “not completely dry.” It added that the lap occasions have been “measured by impartial consultants from “wige Options,” an unbiased notary which additionally licensed the situation of the car. 

For extra info, go to the Mercedes-AMG website.