3 Days of Mercedes-Benz at Goodwood
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3 Days of Mercedes-Benz at Goodwood

3 Days of Mercedes-Benz at Goodwood
Posted in Mercedes On By David Moffatt

Mercedes-Benz put on a crowd-pleasing display this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. On the 1.16-mile Goodwood Hill, the most powerful production cars from Mercedes-AMG were in action – from the A 45 AMG, to the C 63 S Saloon and the mighty GT S with its exhausts configured to their loudest setting. Serving as a course car was the G 500 4x4², its portal axles allowing an elevated view of proceedings. One of just two in existence, and powered by a version of the 4.0-litre V8 seen in the C 63 and GT, with quad, side exit exhausts, it proved to be a crowd favourite. [gallery type="slideshow" link="file" ids="894,895,896,897,898,899,900,901,902,903"]   The new Mercedes-AMG A 45 made its public debut today on the Goodwood Hill, with the Chairman of AMG, Tobias Moers, behind the wheel – marking the very first time the 381 hp machine had been seen in action, just hours after it was unveiled. More new cars from Mercedes-AMG were shown at Goodwood than ever before, as the Festival of Speed marked the UK debuts of the new GLE 63 S Coupé as well as the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer. Launched this year, and appearing at Goodwood for the first time, the Mercedes-AMG GT C 63 S Saloon, the S 63 AMG Coupé and the GT S Edition 1, packing an incredible 1,605 hp between them, were among the favourites at the Festival of Speed. Were you lucky enough to experience Goodwood Festival of Speed this year? Let us know in the comments below. Click here to view our latest Mercedes-Benz lease and contract hire offers.