Michelin is the exclusive tyre supplier for the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, the most powerful production car ever made by the German manufacturer.
Powered by a 730-horsepower V8 engine, it has now established a new lap record for a series production car around the Nürburgring’s 20km Nordschleife loop, with a time of 6m48.047s.
The new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series features an avant-garde electronic management system as well as racing aerodynamics, presenting Michelin with an exceptional challenge resulting in two versions of tyres.
The Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R – MO1A is available as original equipment and is dedicated to both road and track usage (soft compound), whereas the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R – MO2 is focused on racetrack use (hard compound) and available as a retrofitting option through the AMG Performance Centers.
The Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R – MO2 is approved for road use in Europe. Both tyres are available in sizes 285/35 ZR 20 (front) and 335/30 ZR 20 (rear).