On the topspeed.com write, after political tensions in Bahrain has delay of the 2011 Formula One season, the world’s most prestigious racing series is finally set to turn on the green light at this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. For serving as on the Formula One race cars, it’s be uses 2012 Mercedes C63 AMG Estate for official medical car and this car be already serving the same role for the past three seasons.
The C63 AMG Estate that will be used this year comes with a number of improvements, from a refreshed design, updated technology, and of course, a performance upgrade. All of these refreshments and upgrades still underlie the car’s official purpose out on the track for all the races of the 2011 Formula One season.
The C63 AMG Estate Medical Car is powered by a 6.3-liter V8 engine that comes equipped with an AMG Performance Package, ratcheting up its total output to 487 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and mated to AMG’s own Speedshift MCT 7-speed transmission. With these numbers, the car is capable of posting a 0-62 mph time of just 4.5 seconds. It’s a snail’s time compared to the F1 cars, but to be honest, there aren’t a lot of vehicles in this world that can keep pace with those gnarly machines.
For extrior 2012 Mercedes C63 AMG Estate medical car has include an aluminum bonnet with refreshed powerdomes, a new radiator grille, new headlamps, a redesigned front apron that comes with bigger air intake apertures, modified side air vents, the unmistakable AMG-sourced rear apron, and a set of new 19” wheels. And the interior the roof light bar, stroboscopic flashing LED lights on the front and rear, a number plate illuminated with LED lights that displays its official designation as the “Medical Car”, and a plethora of F1 logos just so there’s no confusion as to what purpose it holds out on track.
For inside cabin it’s has four sports bucket seats with six-point seat belts. There are also two fully integrated monitors that lend its use into the center console, which allows for the medical team to monitor the race. And also has a radio set inside that can be used for direct communication with Race Control, giving the car live-to-the-second updates on what’s going on at any point of the track during the race.