Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Is Now The Fastest Production SUV At The Legendary Nurburgring Race Track
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ has dethroned the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio as the fastest production SUV to ever lap the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife.
The 503hp 4.0-liter biturbo V-8 powered GLC 63 S SUV completed the 20.8-kilometer (12.9-mile) North Loop in 7 minutes 49.369 secs, breaking the previous lap record of 7 minutes 51.7 secs ,set by 505hp Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifogli (powered by 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6) in September 2017.
Behind the wheels was Mercedes-AMG Development Engineer Markus Hofbauer, who managed to set the record on his first attempt.
This is the second Nürburgring record for Mercedes within a month .The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ four-door coupe also became the fastest four-seater production car around “The Green Hell” with a lap time of 7:25.41.