The Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4Matic has become the fastest SUV to lap the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife (north loop). Its lap time of 7:49.369 minutes around the Green Hell, with AMG development engineer Markus Hofbauer at the wheel, beat the previous record time of 7:51.7 posted by the Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV. Merc’s new SUV "King of the Ring" is shoved along by a 4.0l V8 biturbo engine with outputs of 375kW and 700Nm for a claimed 280km/h top speed, and rides on variable damping air suspension. Traction is provided by 4Matic all-wheel drive with fully variable torque distribution, a rear axle locking differential, and the equally important stopping power is by means of a high-performance ceramic composite braking system.

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