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Published on July 28th, 2011 | by Ramon Trotman

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 and 300 SEL 6.8 AMG present meets past

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 and 300 SEL 6.8 AMG 2

AMG took the 300 SEL 6.3, complete with wood dash and carpeted floors, bored it out to 6.8 liters and raised output up to 428 horsepower and 448 lb-ft of torque. With a top speed of 164 mph, the car qualified fifth out of sixty entries and went on to place first in its class and second overall, beating the likes of Niki Lauda and Hans Stuck. It was a pivotal moment that put AMG on the map.

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 and 300 SEL 6.8 AMG 3Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 and 300 SEL 6.8 AMG

 

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