Mercedes-AMG GT R Spotted in Solarbeam Yellow, Looks Mind-Bending

Mercedes-AMG GT R Spotted in Solarbeam Yellow 3 photos
Photo: Max Knust (via Magazin ProDriver CZ)
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Call us dandy, but we've been waiting to see the tarmac-shattering Mercedes-AMG GT R putting on a new attire for quite a while now. Well, that time has come and we're here to show you the supercar dressed in a fresh color.
Sure, the AMG Green Hell Magno hue fits the thing like a driving glove, but, since we don't live in the age of the Ford Model T, the feeling mentioned in the intro was simply unavoidable.

So, without further ado, we're giving you a pair of photos that allow us to check out the 577 hp machine dressed in Solarbeam Yellow Metallic. And we'll tip out hats to Max Knust (via Magazin ProDriver CZ) for the images.

Keep in mind that this is one of those colors that can easily play the shapeshifter role depending on the lighting conditions. Thus, as the more... humble incarnations of the GT have demonstrated, the hue looks even better in real life.

Since deliveries for the current GT range-topper aren't scheduled to start until next Spring, the example seen here is a Mercedes-owned car, with the number plates also being a hint towards this.

Until we get to see the first customers enjoying the unhyphenated GT Rs, we have a serious Affalterbach adventure to think about. We'll remind you that, last week, the four-wheel steer beast managed to lap the Nurburgring in 7:10.

Remember how the Mercedes-AMG GT-R was supposed to beat the Porsche 911 GT3 RS PDK? Well, it didn't just tick that box, but also defeated the quickest 911 you can currently find on the Porsche website, namely the 580 hp, all-wheel-drive 991.2 Turbo S.

According to Porsche, the Turbo S is a 7:18 car, but let's not forget that the GT R time mentioned above was set by Sport Auto, which probably means there's more stopwatch juice to be extracted from the Beast of the Green Hell. And with Porsche set to launch the 2018 911 GT2 (RS) next year, we have a popcorn-worthy Nurburgring season ahead of us.
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