Track & field
Report 3 Merc-AMG GT R £143,245/£153,960
The GT R has had a busy month. The biggest problem with running a car this exciting, engaging and, er, green is that everyone keeps borrowing it.
But having managed to secure the keys for the tow-car challenge and gained access to the Dunsfold, it was time to dig somewhat more deeply into its capabilities than is legal or advisable on the daily commute. From a standing start (without launch) and flat-out down the runway, the GT R shows a rabid pace as it charges to 177mph, before it’s time to brake, HARD... the GT R scrubbing speed without drama.
Dopamine suitably spiked, I grab the chance for a few laps around the rest of the circuit. It’s an all too brief look into its potential and has me looking into track days to attend...