Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC AMG Group 2 

  • built in Germany
  • 1980
  • 375 HP 4.5L
 
Notwithstanding this, the AMG drivers Hans Heyer and Clemens Schickentanz immediately secured a highly respectable fifth place on the grid, despite there still being plenty of room for improvement as far as both the brakes and the power transmission were concerned.
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The three-speed automatic transmission basically remained unchanged, the five-speed manual transmission that would have been the preferred option had not been homologated.
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Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC AMG Group 2

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC AMG Group 2
375 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC AMG Group 2
4,520 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
GT 86
2,000 cc

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Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC AMG Group 2

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AMG succeeded in upping the output of the 4520 cc V8 from the previous 160 kW/217 hp to 276 kW/375 hp; at the same time, the rated engine speed was increased from a modest 5000 to 6550 rpm.
Notwithstanding this, the AMG drivers Hans Heyer and Clemens Schickentanz immediately secured a highly respectable fifth place on the grid, despite there still being plenty of room for improvement as far as both the brakes and the power transmission were concerned.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Type of car Race car
Year 1980

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 375 HP
Max RPM 6,550 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,520 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 3.35 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,701 lb
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