Black Falcon Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 Wins Nurburgring 24

After a gruelling 24 hours of racing at the Green Hell, the number-9 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 from German team Black Falcon took the overall victory at the Nurburgring endurance classic.

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AMG Wishes Fans a Merry Christmas

What happens when doing choreographed burnouts grows passé? For Mercedes’ performance arm AMG, it means finding new use for its engine.

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Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 '45th Anniversary' Announced

Mercedes just announced an exclusive car aimed at collectors with track lust and high-octane veins: the SLS AMG GT3 “45th Anniversary” edition.

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Mika Hakkinen Prepares To Return To Racing In The SLS AMG GT3 [Video]

We’ve already known that former Formula 1 double world champion Mika Häkkinen will be piloting an SLS AMG GT3, and now we have our first preview of him preparing to get back behind the wheel in a competitive fashion.

It’s been four long years since Mika has raced competitively, so it’s interesting to see how Mercedes-Benz is hyping it up. Really for us, the video is all about staring at the amazingly beautiful SLS AMG GT3 taking laps around a real race track in its full glory. There is seriously very few race cars that rivals the SLS AMG GT3 in the aesthetics department.

Check out the video after the break.

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Spirit of AMG 'Emotion Tours' Combine Lifestyle Vacationing With High Performance Machines

A little jealous of what Jay Leno was allowed to do recently with AMG? It’s OK, we were too. But now AMG is offering what are being called ‘Emotion Tours’ to satisfy those who want to visit AMG’s factory and enjoy a few lifestyle events surrounded by some of the Mercedes performance brand’s best vehicles. If you’re a hardcore Mercedes-Benz fanatic, or looking to cross another item off your bucket list – you know, the one where you want to drive a SLS AMG GT3 on the track – then AMG’s Emotion Tours are for you.

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Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 Crashes in First Race [video]
Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 Goes Chrome in Support of Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

The Mercedes SLS AMG is a stunning looking machine, and a serious performer. Better yet is the FIA regulation GT3 mode l, which debuted at the New York Auto Show earlier this year. Up until now we’ve only seen this vehicle in a pristine racing white, but now Mercedes has rolled out an all-chrome version of the racing machine, in association with Laureus.

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Leaked: Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 Race Car Images

[*UPDATE*] Official info available after the jump, with official images added to the gallery [*UPDATE*] Several images of a GT3-style version of the Mercedes SLS AMG exotic have surfaced online, reportedly showing the upcoming racing version of the flagship performance model from Mercedes. No details are yet available, but much can be surmised from the photos. Along with specially designed aerodynamics replacing much of the standard bodywork, there’s a big carbon front lip spoiler, special cannards, a vented hood and massive rear spoiler.

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