I asked them that if they’re planning to do something else like this in the future, then hopefully I can get involved from the very start. So we’ve spoken about doing a limited edition LH Series, which I would be very hands on with.”

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AMG GT R


Formula One world champ Lewis Hamilton drives an AMG Mercedes as his company car every second Sunday and usually wins races with it. But what’s on his wish list for a weekday run-around?


The AMG GT R is the most race-focused Mercedes in years, adopting many of the secrets learned on the GT3 race circuit and most notably the “Green Hell” that is the Nurburgring. It’s also a car Lewis Hamilton wants in his driveway.


For a guy who spends his weekends racing in Formula One and winning multiple world championships, you would think that when it comes to kitting out his own road car, Lewis Hamilton would be all about the performance mods. But not quite.


“I haven’t ordered my AMG GT R yet but I’m thinking I’ll go for black on black like the Night Rider with some kind of red LED light across the nose, seriously.


“For the interior; suede and some carpet maybe. Generally with the cars I get, I rarely show the carbon fibre because I race in a carbon fibre car all the time so I usually have them painted but the GT R is more of a racing car, so I’d probably have two-tone inside with suede and as much gloss carbon as I can show. [To be continued...]


 


 


 

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