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2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car

2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car

The new Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG is being used as the Protection Car for this year's DTM period. Following the DTM demonstration in Wiesbaden on 10 May 2011, the new Protection Car makes its very first on 1 May 2011 at the starting competition of the In in german Visiting Car Experts period at the Hockenheimring in Baden-Württemberg. The V8 Athletics Saloon only had to be customized a little bit for its strenuous DTM endeavor. Liability for progression and generation of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Protection Car was trusted to the professionals in the AMG Overall Car Development office and the AMG Efficiency Facilities.
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car
Decisions regarding the implementation of the Protection Car are taken by the Deutsche Motorsportbund (DMSB) - In in german generator racing's relating to body - which represents responsibility for safety rendering and conformity as well as accomplishing established sports features according to the DTM rules. Piloted by rushing car owner Jürgen Kastenholz (43), the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Protection Car has the job of guaranteeing highest possible safety for the rushing individuals and visitors in the occurrence of risky circumstances such as excessive circumstances, injuries or other mishaps. When radioed by Race Control, the Protection Car opportunities itself at the head of the DTM area and brings the vehicles around the world until regular rushing can be started again.
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car

The new Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG being used for this year's DTM period machines new levels with regards to design and technology: the AMG 6.3-litre V8 website has an extremely higher result of 358 kW (487 hp) and a high twisting of 600 Nm. The improve in result compared to the conventional 336 kW (457 hp) website is due to the AMG Efficiency Bundle, which is recommended for any C63 AMG style and allows the car to improve from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 mere a few moments (Estate 4.4 seconds). For the AMG Efficiency Bundle the website professionals have placed their believe in in a technological innovation move from the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: the cast aide, linking supports and light and portable crankshaft have been implemented from the gull-wing style. The lower inertia of the three-kilogram brighter elements allows the normally aspirated eight-cylinder website to rev easily and answer even more quickly. Specific features of the Efficiency Bundle involve the diverse consumption numerous coloured in titanium greyish and the AMG high-performance stopping mechanism with substance stopping system dvds at the top side axle.
AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed athletics indication on board

New equipment contains the modern AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed athletics indication, which carries a wet start-up clutch system and four indication settings as well as double-declutching and RACE START features for the best possible generating characteristics. Specific features of the present style involve the aluminum hood with customized powerdomes, the new rad grill, the new headlamps, the new AMG back attire with a unique dark-colored diffuser / extractor place and effective rear-axle air conditioning. To optimize rad influx, the AMG front side attire on the DTM Protection Car features increased spaces and side air shops, while the AMG carbon-fibre spoiler lip on the start lid lowers raise at higher monitor connections. In keeping with this design, the DTM Protection Car also athletics AMG carbon-fibre outside showcases.

2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car

Outstanding hold thanks to differential secure and 3-stage ESP®

The adaptable coil-over revocation together with the differential secure and the 3-stage ESP® guarantees a dangerous of speed and excellent hold on the race monitor. The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG DTM Protection Car is shod with multi-spoke AMG light-alloy tires coloured in he dark-colored with a high-sheen rim flange, 235/35 R 19 front side car tyres and 255/30 R 19 back car tyres.
The AMG high-performance stopping mechanism has been optimized for the competition track: substance stopping mechanism dvds with six-piston stopping mechanism callipers at the top side axle and precious metal stopping mechanism dvds with four-piston stopping mechanism callipers at the back axle; all of the dvds are internal ventilated and punctured. Meanwhile, the AMG athletics fatigue program with special back silencers creates an unique AMG V8 sound.

2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car
2011 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG DTM Safety Car

Distinguishing features of the DTM Protection Car as opposed to standard C63 AMG include unique DTM Protection Car images, the LED light bar on the top and the stroboscopic boasting LED lighting at the top side and back. A registration menu lighted with LEDs and the words "Safety Car" on the start lid make the car easier to see in inadequate circumstances. To assist in interaction with Race Management, the Protection Car is installed with a r / c program and a TV observe. Two AMG athletics container chairs with four-point chair devices provide ideal side support for the car owner and co-driver, while the AMG efficiency rim in nappa leather/Alcantara with steering-wheel switch paddles guarantees the best possible vehicle control.

DTM Protection Car from Mercedes-AMG since 2000

Mercedes-AMG has offered the Protection Car ever since the "new" DTM's creation in 2000 and alternates with Mercedes from competition to competition. The leading V8 C-Class style from AMG has been used in DTM since its release in 2008. To help ensure safety on the competition observe in the Formula-1 World Title, the SLS AMG is used as the Established F1 Protection Car, while the Established F1 Medical Car is a C63 AMG Estate.