It’s no secret that the guys at Affalterbach are gunning for Porsche with their latest range of supersports machinery. And when I first saw the green beast, the AMG GT R, I guessed it was aimed at the 991 GT3.
So imagine everybody’s surprise when, in a “real-world” Sport Auto lap, it goes even faster than the money-can’t-buy Porsche 918 Spyder!
Watch the video below…
Continue reading ONBOARD: New 7m10s AMG GT-R is fastest SportAuto lap ever
The old SLS AMG Black Series was, arguably, the finest application of the old 6.2-litre M159 V8. With 631hp it was apocalyptically quick with a soundtrack (and price tag) to match. So how is Affalterbach to beat that with its new poster boy, the AMG GT? Can two turbochargers make up for over two litres less swept capacity? This gives us a preview of the answer.
Continue reading New AMG GT Black Series testing at the Nürburgring