Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R F1 Safety Car

Unleashed to save the day

Some of the most incredible outcomes in Formula 1® occur when the weather or an incident (often both) bring the Safety Car out of its “cage”. For the first time, in Spa-Francorchamps 1996, this cage had a three-pointed star attached to it and the “chunky” Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG soon started work. However, nothing can beat the epic “Chaos & Carnage” two years later, which resulted in the historic 1-2 for Jordan and most of the other teams stocking F1 memorabilia. For those twenty-two years, the Safety Car from MB has always managed to get the job done, by displaying excellent performance characteristics, as well as a very imposing figure on track.

With an output of 430 kW (585 hp) and a top speed of 318 km/h, the AMG GT R is the most powerful and fastest Official FIA F1 Safety Car of all time.

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