Mercedes-Benz Provides Official Safety Car for 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Sedan - Official Safety Car for 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

 

Melbourne – Mercedes-Benz will proudly return to Mt Panorama from 4 – 7 February to provide the Official Safety Car for the 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. The Safety Car, a Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Sedan, is expected to make several appearances on the iconic roads of Australia’s most revered and intimidating circuit.

“Mercedes-Benz has a proud heritage at Mount Panorama and we’re excited to bring a strong presence back to the Bathurst 12 Hour” said Horst von Sanden, CEO and Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia/Pacific. “We’re thrilled to showcase the performance and safety of our vehicles at such an iconic event, and feel honoured to continue our provision of the Official Safety Car.”

Mercedes-Benz has an illustrious history of safety in the world’s premiere motorsport events. For 20 years the official Formula One safety car has been proudly supplied by Mercedes-Benz, starting with a C 36 AMG in 1996. In 2016, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S will provide maximum safety for the field at the Bathurst 12 Hour, and safely negotiaite the circuit when adverse weather conditions or incidents call for the Safety Car to be deployed.

The 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine of the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S generates a maximum output of 375 kW and peak torque of 700 Nm, accelerating from  0 – 100 km/h in just 4.0 seconds. Utilizing an extensive array of high-performance AMG equipment, including a ceramic brake system and electronic rear axle locking differential, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S fuses outstanding driving dynamics and safety, with first-class quality materials and craftsmanship, to embody the pinnacle of sports performance.

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2 thoughts on “Mercedes-Benz Provides Official Safety Car for 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

  1. Mercedes Benz are one of the ultra rugged vehicles, they last longer enough before reaching their capacity of replacement. However what type of car one may purchase the first priority is safety. The German auto maker is one of the best designer of cars. They gives preference in research and development. And Mercedes Benz AMG C 63 is an excellent car and provides a good safety features. For more information about Mercedes Benz repair go to https://solomotorsports.net/services/mercedes-benz/ .

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  2. Performance and safety should be the main criteria for any vehicle to be manufactured. Thanks Mercedes Benz Australia for this crucial step. The 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine of the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S will be the most appreciated engine right now. Albeit people are less concerned about their own safety, car manufacturing companies should encourage them to take the safety first. The German car maker is one of the best designed cars. They are prioritizing the research and development thing first. For more information about Mercedes Benz repair go to http://www.foreignaffairsauto.com/mercedes-benz-service-west-palm-beach-fl

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