Red Bull Mercedes-AMG GT R Looks Hilarious, Matches Super Formula Single Seater

Since putting Ferrari badges on Lamborghini is nothing new (no, really, here's an example of such a stunt), there's something else you can do to turn heads: you can give a Mercedes-AMG GT R a Red Bull wrap.
Red Bull Mercedes-AMG GT R 1 photo
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Yes, the GT R we have here started out as a rendering, but that was only to explore the look of the wrap, so the machine finally received it in the real world.

The Merc belongs to YouTuber Salomondrin (you might be familiar with his name over the smoking McLaren Senna incident), who explains he did this to match the look of the Super Formula racecar of his mate Patricio O’Ward. The latter is a Red Bull Junior Team member, while the racing series we're talking about takes place in Japan.

Of course, with the said vlogger living in Los Angeles, the Afflaterbach toy will get plenty of attention, even though those who aren't up to speed with the motorsport rivalry between the two brands might be impressed by the sheer look of the wrap.

The Beast Of The Green Hell (this is the official nickname of the GT R) also features a set of custom wheels acting as an attention magnet, while its banana-colored brake calipers now match the Red Bull racing suit of the machine.

So while the first social media post below shows the transition from rendering to reality, you can head over to the posts below it to zoom in on the connection between the supercar and the racecar.

Of course, there will be plenty of purists wishing to jump aboard the fretting train when coming across this second skin job. Then again, we have to keep in mind that a wrap is a reversible mod. And the same can be said about the new shoes of the twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 machine.

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GIVEAWAY!!! @patriciooward and I will be giving away 10 @shopsvipe / PO signed hats!! The hats were specially made for the Long Beach GP 2019!! #MyFirstRace To participate you only have to do 3 very simple things!! -you have to be following @patriciooward !! -like this post! -comment on this post! Winners will be selected from the comments on both pages randomly! (Ships worldwide) • @salomundotv : @patriciooward y yo vamos a regalar 10 gorritas SVIPE/PO firmadas!! Son edición especial del gran premio de Long Beach 2019! Para participar nada más tienes que hacer 3 cosas muy simples! -tienes que estar siguiendo a @patriciooward ! -darle like a esta foto! -comentar en esta foto! Los ganadores serán escogidos al azar en los comentarios de abajo y de la foto de Pato! (Envíos a todo el mundo)

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