The first revealing images of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 have hit the web ahead of an imminent official introduction.

The first revealing images of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 have hit the web ahead of an imminent official introduction.

The pictures were taken at the Estoril track in Portugal and give us the opportunity to have a better look at the race car which is bound to replace the SLS AMG GT3. Needless to say, the new model is based on the AMG GT but comes with a significantly wider and more aerodynamic body featuring additional vents and a large rear wing.

The stripped out cabin contains the usual race-spec goodies such as a roll cage and a body-hugging driver’s seat with a carbon fiber shell. There’s also a large digital display providing all the relevant race data while the AMG GT’s usual buttons and knobs have been replaced with many controls for adjusting various settings. Carbon fiber has been extensively used throughout the entire cabin which has also gained a race-spec steering wheel and a radio communication system.

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 will premiere next week at the Geneva Motor Show and then it will take part in a testing & development phase before hitting the track in 2016.

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