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Bussink GT Speedlegend (2021) : la Mercedes-AMG GT R se transforme en speedster !

Presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019, the Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster is one of the most desirable variants of the GT, especially since it is limited to 750 copies. Bussink took it a step further by turning her into a speedster, with this Bussink GT Speedlegend presented on the sidelines of the Formula 1 Monaco 2021 Grand Prix. A model which is reminiscent of the SLR Stirling Moss!

Bussink GT Speedlegend (2021): an 850 horsepower V8

Some elements are also inspired by Formula 1, such as this central beam which is inspired by the Halo designed to improve the safety of drivers during races, and which embeds the central mirror. For the rest, the soft top has been removed, the uprights shortened, and the glazing replaced by plexiglass elements. In total, it is not less than 100 kg that have been removed, thus participating in the lightening of the model as well as the lowering of the center of gravity.

Under the hood, the Mercedes-AMG GT R has a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, developing the power of 585 horsepower. This was apparently not enough for Bussink, who pushed this mechanic to reach 850 horsepower. What to offer beautiful sensations on the road and on the circuits.

Limited to only five copies, this Bussink GT Speedlegend is a real rarity that you will not often come across on your road. No price has been announced, but know that the five units planned have already found a taker …


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