AMG SETS NEW MARK AT BATHURST

Herald Sun - Motoring - - INSIDE LINE -

THIS is the fastest road car in the his­tory of Mount Panorama. The ker­mit green Mercedes-AMG GT R lapped the 6.2-kilo­me­tre track in 2 min­utes 16.5 sec­onds for an av­er­age speed of 163.5km/h dur­ing the lead-up to the Bathurst 12-Hour race. The time, set by Ger­man racer Bernd Sch­nei­der in a stan­dard GT R, com­pares with the fastest rac­ing lap of 2:02.9 set by Toni Vi­lan­der in the win­ning Fer­rari 488 GT3.

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