The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 was launched in autumn 2010 as an unique buyer sports activities automotive for dash and long-distance races. The racing automotive was developed in accordance with the GT3 laws of the FIA, which require amongst different issues a manufacturing engine.
The 6.2-litre V8 engine of the GT3 is sort of the identical as that of the series-production automotive, nevertheless owing to its decrease weight the racing automotive has much more excellent acceleration than the series-production automotive (3.8-second dash from 0 to 100 km/h). The V8 engine of the racing automotive additionally has dry-sump lubrication in an effort to guarantee dependable lubrication underneath excessive lateral acceleration resembling happens on racetracks.
The SLS AMG GT3 has a six-speed racing transmission with a sequential gearbox, which is operated by the driving force utilizing two shift paddles on the steering wheel. From the 2010 season on, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 competed efficiently in a wide range of races. In 2013 alone, the SLS AMG GT3 scored a complete of 38 wins and captured 4 championships: the Blancpain Endurance Collection, the FIA GT Collection, the Tremendous Taikyu Collection, and the Race Trophy Austria.