Merc's Beastly AMG GT R Blisters The Green Hell — Sets World Record Breaking Lap

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The Nurburgring race track (Drivers refer to it as the 'Green Hell') in Germany is probably the most infamous race track in the world, thanks to 154 unforgiving turns that dot 20.81 kilometers of tarmac.

When Mercedes unveiled the hardcore AMG GT R, the German carmaker called it the 'Beast of the Green Hell'. While many laughed at the title, the AMG GT R set out to prove that it was worthy of the title by setting a blisteringly quick lap time at the Ring.

The AMG GT R in the hands of Germany's Sport Auto magazine test driver Christian Gebhardt clocked a lap time of 7min 10.92sec, the fastest lap time by a Rear-Wheel-Drive car at the

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