Mercedes-AMG GT S Driver Loses It, Hits The Sole Obstacle In Sight

With an alleged 744 PS (734 hp / 547 kW) available on tap from the tuned twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine, few cars can hold their ground against this Mercedes-AMG GT S.

Unfortunately, a few days ago, the person sitting behind the wheel had an extremely bad day while drag racing a BMW M3 in Germany.

With the traction control likely turned off, the driver of the German supercar pushed the throttle all the way down after hitting the 50 km/h (31 mph) mark. However, the Merc oversteered suddenly and its driver couldn’t catch it.

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It was the M3 driver’s quick reaction that saved him from T-boning the tuned Mercedes-AMG GT S. As for the latter, it went across the drag strip and hit a fence, the only obstacle (apart from the BMW) that’s visible from the footage, before coming to a full stop.

Despite sending part of the fence up in the air, the impact didn’t leave many scars on the front end of the AMG GT S. Still, this is a model that starts at €136,855.95 (equal to $156,251) in Germany, in the latest iteration, so repairs are, in all likelihood, going to be costly.


  • Tumbi Mtika

    1. That’s an F10 M5

    2. Yikes.

  • Craig

    Focus on the crash – if you like. But I’m still scratching my head over that lame flag waving ‘start’.

  • roy

    Funny headline…. Merc amg gt looses it 😂😂

  • Shobin Drogan

    0 steering input from the beginning of the slide all the way till the accident. lol

  • PK

    welp. m handling >>>> amg handling 😛

  • Six_Tymes

    shame Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving is going chapter 11, all these drivers should have applied. Including the drivers who crashed their mustangs at cars and coffee meets. School would have done them some good.

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  • DMJ

    Not the sole obstacale in sight…at least he didn’t hit the M5!

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