The Bartone Bros Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 is powered by an AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine that is placed particularly low, contributing to precise handling. The electronic driving dynamics control systems, from traction control to ABS, have been specifically developed for racing purposes.
Deep Dive: Mercedes-AMG GT3
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The GT3’s AMG 6.3 litre V8 engine is engineered for performance and reliability. Thanks to its dry-sump lubrication, it has been placed particularly low, contributing to a precise handling. The electronic driving dynamics control systems, from traction control to ABS, have been specifically developed for racing purposes. It's rated at 550-horsepower and can accellerate from 0-62 mph in 3 sec
GT3 is a category of racing - also known as a 'regulation."
First launched in 2005 by SRO, an organizer of GT races in Europe.
The GT3 category became the dominant category in GT racing.
In recent years, GT3 race car range has expanded to include manufacturers from Japan and the USA.
GT3 cars are have a unique regulation - they are manufactured by car manufacturers and their affiliated tuning companies - in our case, Mercedes-Benz and AMG with assistance from Realtime Racing.
The chassis of the Bartone Bros Racing Mercedes AMG GT3 is derived from the same AMG GT road car sold at Mercedes-Benz dealers.
Performance of GT3 race cars is adjusted by the racing sanctioning body to assure each GT3 car is competitive to each other.
Each car's unique, dynamic qualities are leveraged to their fullest potential by the driver.
Have we got you interested in learning more? Check out the SRO GT America website for more information.
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