• Mercedes-Benz takes the SLS AMG Black Series to the Nurburgring and laps it in 7:25.67

      Here we are, official Nurburgring laptime numbers from Mercedes-Benz AMG. Everyone by now knows the specifications of the limited edition SLS AMG Black Series but if you do not click here. How did the highest performance machine in the Mercedes-Benz lineup do at the famed circuit? How about a laptime of 7 minuted and 25 seconds. Just how quick is that? Refer to the list below to see how the SLS AMG Black Series slots in.


      Length Time Vehicle Driver Date Notes
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 6:48 Radical SR8 LM Michael Vergers 19 August 2009 Dunlop Direzza DZ03 tires. Radical Sportscars[5][6][7]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 6:55 Radical SR8 Michael Vergers 28 September 2005 Dunlop Direzza DZ03 tires. Radical Sportscars[8] Timed by Sport Auto [9][10][11]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 6:57 Porsche 918 Spyder Marc Lieb 4 September 2013 'Weissach Package' with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres. Observed by Sport Auto.[12]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:11.57 Gumpert Apollo Sport Florian Gruber 13 August 2009 OEM Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires. Sport auto (Germany) (Article)
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:12:13 Dodge Viper ACR (2010) Dominik Farnbacher 14 September 2011 SRT conducted test. Video and manufacturer confirmed. OEM Michelin Pilot Sport Cup R compound track DOT competition tires. TTAC article.Chrysler press release [8] [9]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:14.64 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package Akira Iida 31 August 2011 Lexus conducted test. Video confirmed. Stock LFA with "Nürburgring Package". OEM Bridgestone Potenza RE070 street tires. Additional Roll Cage was equipped. [10][11]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:14.89 Donkervoort D8 RS Michael Düchting 2006 Sport auto (Germany) (Article)
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:18.1 Donkervoort D8 RS Michael Düchting 24 October 2004 Sport auto (Germany) (Article)
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:19.63 Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 (2012) Jim Mero 9 June 2011 General Motors conducted test,[13] base specification car with optional track DOT competition tires (Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Zero Pressure), video confirmed.[14]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:22.1 Dodge Viper ACR (2009) Tom Coronel 18 August 2008 Chrysler and Motor Trend conducted test.[15]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:22.68 Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06 (2012) Jim Mero 23 June 2011 General Motors conducted test,[16] base specification car with optional track DOT competition tires (Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Zero Pressure) and Z07 package
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:24 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Horst von Saurma Sport Auto (11/2010)[17]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:24.22 Nissan GT-R (2011) Toshio Suzuki 1 October 2010 Nissan conducted test.[18] Semi-wet conditions. Video confirmed. Best Motoring (12/2010).[19]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:24.3 Maserati MC12 Marc Basseng August 2008 Evo Magazine conducted test
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:24.44 Pagani Zonda F Clubsport Marc Basseng August 2008 Evo Magazine conducted test
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:25.7 Ferrari Enzo Marc Basseng August 2008 Evo Magazine conducted test
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:26.4 Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 (2009) Jim Mero 27 June 2008 General Motors conducted test,[20] base specification car with stock tires and non-stock safety equipment, video confirmed.
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:26.70 Nissan GT-R (2009) Toshio Suzuki 23 April 2009 Nissan Motors conducted test with optional tires. Video confirmed. Best Motoring (08/2009).[21]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:27.82 Pagani Zonda F Clubsport Marc Basseng September 2007 Pagani conducted test,[22][23] semi-wet conditions[citation needed]
      7:28.0 Porsche Carrera GT Walter Röhrl 2 July 2004 Porsche conducted test.(07/04) [23]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:28.71 Porsche Carrera GT Marc Basseng August 2008 Evo Magazine conducted test.
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:29.03 Nissan GT-R (2009) Toshio Suzuki 17 April 2008 Nissan Motors conducted test,.[24][25][26] The test used a stock GT-R with stock tires. Video confirmed.
      7:32.0 Porsche 911 GT2 (2008) Walter Röhrl 2007 Porsche conducted test,[27] R compound tires used.[citation needed]
      20,832 m (68,346 ft) 7:32.92 Ferrari 458 Italia Sascha Bert November 2010 Auto Bild Sportscars (11/2010)
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:33 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 997MkII Horst von Saurma Sport Auto (04/2010), PCCB [28]
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:33.6 Koenigsegg CCX Marc Basseng August 2008 Evo Magazine conducted test
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:34 Koenigsegg CCR Horst von Saurma 17 October 2005 Sport Auto (03/2006)[29]
      7:34 Porsche 911 GT2 September 2008 Porsche conducted test,[30] stock vehicle with stock tires
      20,600 m (67,600 ft) 7:34 Nissan GT-R (2011) Horst von Saurma October 2010 Sport Auto (11/2010),.[31]

      Quick? A laptime ahead of a Ferrari Enzo sure is. Take a look at the official video below.

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      Comments 3 Comments
      1. leo985i's Avatar
        leo985i -
        Can't believe a c6 z06 still laps faster, nevertheless, this time is still impressive.
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by leo985i Click here to enlarge
        Can't believe a c6 z06 still laps faster, nevertheless, this time is still impressive.
        The z06 was on full race slicks iirc.
      1. DD GT3 RD's Avatar
        DD GT3 RD -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
        The z06 was on full race slicks iirc.
        Im pretty sure it was on MPSC tires although I may be wrong. Pretty sure that's what Is listed