The car

The DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé was unveiled in September 2011 as the successor of the AMG Mercedes C-Class which was the most successful vehicle in the DTM history.
The car was designed according to an improved safety concept with six crash absorbers that provide additional protection at the front, rear and sides.

 

 
 

Chassis

  • Carbon fiber monocoque
  • Crash elements on the side, front and rear
  • Ventilated carbon fiber brake discs front and rear
  • 1.110 kg (including driver)
  • DRS (Drag Reduction System) introduced in 2013 for better overtaking possibilities

Engine

  • V8, 90 degree cylinder angle

Gearbox

  • 6-speed semi-automatic
  • Paddle shift

Tyres

  • Standard (prime) tyres by Hankook