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2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

When the new Formula-1 interval gets going in Manama/Bahrain (12-14 Objective 2010), it will stage the very first of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Security Car - the most gorgeous and successful Founded F1 Security Car of all-time. The job of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which will be published on 27 Objective 2010, is to create sure maximum possible protection in Strategy 1. The "gullwing" design changes the SL63 AMG, which was used as the Founded F1 Security Car last season and 2008. As in the last two years, the C63 AMG Property or home will be used as the Founded F1 Expert Car for the coming interval.

"Together with the whole AMG Team, I am very incredibly happy that the new SLS AMG is a qualified F1 protection car. I'm sure all Bmw and AMG fans will be vitalized to see the gullwing design together with the new Bmw GP Petronas Team at the F1 trip," says Volker Mornhinweg, Main Expert Professional of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

From Objective 2010, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Security Car will be used whenever adverse conditions such as accidents or rain endanger frequent flowing. The SLS AMG, piloted by Bernd Mayländer (38, from Germany), will be on life in the pit region throughout the whole competitiveness. When radioed by Competition Control, the former DTM car proprietor and his co-driver, FIA man Pete Tibbetts (44, from the UK) will take to the observe at the go of the place if you want to guide the Formula-1 automobiles effectively all over the community.

Unique car idea for maximum possible generating dynamics

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has the best possible experience for this strenuous part in the top journey of generator racing: its 6.3-litre V8 website has a high result of 420 kW (571 hp) and a maximum possible twisting of 650 Nm, empowering the gullwing style to dash from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 mere a few moments. Quick lap periods are a must for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car, otherwise the Formula-1 cars' car tyres and braking system would awesome down too easily, while their applications could get too hot.

2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

The unique car idea is a key factor in guaranteeing excellent generating dynamics: the alloy spaceframe body keeps the car bodyweight down to 1620 kilos (DIN kerb weight). And thanks to the dry-sump lube program, the AMG V8 website can be set up very low down, leading to a valuable decreasing of the car center of severity. The set up position a long way behind the top side axle and the transaxle understanding of the new seven-speed double-clutch indication on the back axle have a positive effect on the bodyweight submission, which is 47/53 percent (front/rear). Genuine motorsport tech-nology is used for the AMG athletics suspension: alloy double-wishbone axles front side and back ensure excellent generating characteristics with accurate turn-in ability, first-class speed, low huge inertia when modifying route in an instant and, therefore, a higher cornering control.
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

Double-clutch indication and clay blend stopping program system

The AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed athletics indication with double-clutch technological innovation functions four settings and allows fast tools changes with essentially no disruption in tractive energy - in guide method ("M"), tools changes can be affected in 100 milliseconds. Together with the 3-stage ESP, the incorporated technological multidisc differential secure guarantees excellent extender. Meanwhile, stopping ranges are reduced and level of capacity removal is maximised, even when the stopping system are topic to common race-track a lot, pleasantness of the AMG clay high-performance blend stopping program system with its nicely scaled clay dvds calculating 402 x 39 mm on the top side axle and 360 x 32 mm on the back axle. The weight-optimised 10-spoke cast tires are shod with 265/35 R 19 (front) and 295/30 R 20 (rear) car tyres.

2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car functions the same website, energy indication, revocation and stopping program system as the standard-production SLS AMG. The remarkable technological innovation bundle for the super athletics car guarantees perfect generating characteristics and means that no further technological variations or lightweight-design methods are necessary, with the single exclusion of the all-new back silencer, which allows the high-revving AMG V8 normally aspirated website to inhale and exhale more easily and offers Formula-1 lovers an even more on an emotional level energized music.
Sleekly optimized top gentle bar making use of LED technology

Compared to the standard-production SLS, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Protection Car is noticeable on the outside by its popular F1 images, carbon-fibre outside showcases and the feature top gentle bar with incorporated TV digicam. It rests on an all-new carbon-fibre lid whose appearance has been examined in the breeze flow turbine tube to make sure the best possible circulation at the back aerofoil. The aerofoil springs up when the car actually grows to 120 km/h and, together with the back diffuser / extractor, provides the necessary back downforce. LEDs are used for all gentle features for initially in the new, aerodynamically designed top gentle bar. Their benefits over the formerly used lights lie in their fast reaction some time to low power usage.

The two centrally located natural lighting in the aerodynamically optimized gentle bar are lighted when the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Protection Car connects the area and first needs to surpass all the rushing vehicles before side of it. Once the SLS AMG has believed the best location, the external fruit boasting lighting are turned on to indication to the Formula-1 individuals that no taking on in any way is permitted. The light stroboscopic lighting in the headlamps and trail lighting execute a common signalling operate in that they always display while the protection car is used. A special registration menu at the back, with "Safety Car" writing and 700 LEDs, provides additional safety in night or wet climate. A treating digicam is incorporated to the left of the registration menu, enabling those in the seat of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG F1 Protection Car to keep an eye on the Formula-1 vehicles behind via observe.
Realistic internal with AMG athletics container seats

The unique gullwing gates start to expose an operating chair which, like the outside, varies only a little bit from that of the standard-production style. AMG athletics container chairs with dark-colored leather furniture and six-point chair devices make sure the best possible aspect assistance. On the right aspect of the AMG DRIVE UNIT, there are four colored management buttons for managing the various gentle functions, along with the indication horn, which is triggered when the car is generating into and out of the pit isle. The center system, like various other internal decrease components, is completed in legitimate graphite, while the AMG efficiency rim in leather/Alcantara functions a especially designed hold area, a high-quality genuine-metal place and a flat-bottomed rim with a size of 370 millimetres. Two genuine-metal switch paddles are used to modify between the seven equipment in the double-clutch indication.

2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car
2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG F1 Safety Car

Two middle screens in the SLS AMG chair are used to observe the success of the competition. To the eventually left and right of the reduced observe are the handles for the r / c program, which allows Bernd Mayländer and Pete Tibbetts to convey with Race Control as well as with each other. A second internal reflection allows the co-driver keep an eye on the Formula-1 vehicles behind. Meanwhile, the "Marshalling System" is incorporated in the middle present on the device group and in the lid of the baseball glove compartment: here the car owner and co-driver can see exactly the same indicators as the Formula-1 individuals in their cockpits. For example, the various LEDs indicate when yellow-colored or natural banners are being waved. LEDs showing the position of the top gentle bar, along with an on-board digicam set at an angle towards Bernd Mayländer, are attached at the top aspect end of the dash panel.