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What is it?
It’s the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ 4-door coupé. Mercedes would like you to believe that it’s a 4-door version of the absolutely mental Mercedes-AMG GT-R, the beast of the green hell, but really, it’s a sedan based off the E-Class chassis. It also features a name longer than its wheelbase.

Why should you care?
Sedan or not, the mad scientists over at AMG fettled with a regular sedan chassis, plonked in a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine and sent it to the racetrack. The result is a car that currently holds the record for the fastest four-seater on the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife. It completes the lap around the track in a mind-boggling — well, why don’t you find out for yourself in this video:

Great! What else does it do?
Remember us mentioning that ‘sedan’ bit? Turns out, it’s quite good at that, too. Click here to grab a free digital copy of the April 2020 issue of Motoring World magazine to read our feature story about the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ 4-door coupé. With a surprise rival, no less.