Said Iago to Othello, "Beware of jealousy. It is the green eyed monster." Methinks Iago never saw the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R.

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Nicknamed the Beast from the Green Hell, for the section of the Nurburgring where it was tested, the signature Green Hell magno paint color means it cuts an intimidating figure.

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The 4-liter biturbo V8 engine puts out 585 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque.

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Power goes to the rear wheels, as it should, through a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox.

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No manual transmission is offered, but you can shift the gears yourself with the paddle shifters. Hey, sometimes second best is all you can hope for.

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A rear-wheel steering system helps get the GT R through the turns efficiently.

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There is plenty of aerodynamic technology on the GT R, including a rear wing and a new component that deploys from under the car, helps the two-seater stick to the road.

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There are no power seats in the GT R. Instead, Mercedes-Benz chose to save weight with light, manually adjustable sport bucket seats. AMG performance seats are also available.

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