About the car
The Mercedes-AMG GT-R is a high-performance car produced by Mercedes-AMG. The car is a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 2-door hatchback
The Mercedes-AMG GT -R is powered by a twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminium block and heads, direct fuel injection engine. The engine delivers 720 horsepower. The car accelerates from 0-100 kmh (0 to 60 mph) in 3.6 seconds.
The Mercedes-AMG GT-R was chosen to be the F1 Safety in 2020. The car debuted as a safety car in Australia. It was the first race to mark resumption of F1 after global COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The Mercedes-AMG GT-R was marked with rainbow visuals and the hashtag #WeRaceAsOne. These were to symbolize and thank people all over the world for their strength and resilience in the fight against the global COVID-19. The markings also reinforced F1’s unity in the fight against racism and its commitment to do more to address inequality in Formula 1.
About the Brand
Mercedes-AMG GmbH, commonly known as AMG, is the high-performance subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG. AMG independently hires engineers and contracts with manufacturers to customize Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles. The company has its headquarters in Affalterbach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The company was founded in 1967 and is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercedes Benz. Mercedes Benz is owned by Daimler AG
About the Manufacturer
Minichamps is a die-cast car producer founded in Aachen Germany. It was established by Paul G Lang in 1990. It was originally known as Paul’s Model Art GmbH. Minichamps offers a variety of high-quality replica covering Formula One, road cars, endurance racers, rally cars, and even motorbikes.