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Old 05-09-2007, 01:19 PM
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Look what AMG brought out to Willow Springs

We were doing a Porsche autocross at Willow Springs. This what was on a big track.

Enjoy!
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looks sweet! what are the little fins over the front fenders?
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those are nice picts of nice cars, thanks for sharing....
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looks sweet! what are the little fins over the front fenders?
I assume they are vents to release the high pressure air under the fenders. They're on most prototype racers.

Were these actual DTM cars, or mock ups?
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I assume they are vents to release the high pressure air under the fenders. They're on most prototype racers.

Were these actual DTM cars, or mock ups?
cool, thanks for the info...
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That's awesome... thanks for the pics.
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Wow! Me want one.

Are DTM cars coupes or sedans?
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Thanks for sharing the pics. I really want to see that new C-class in person
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Originally Posted by 1FASTC32 View Post
looks sweet! what are the little fins over the front fenders?
Fifth, he might be asking about the bumper. If so,those are canards.
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The new C is getting more attractive day by day.
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daaaamn! that new C is ridiculous! in a positive way.
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The new C is getting more attractive day by day.
The new C is ugly..even with a crazyy AMG body kit...
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I assume they are vents to release the high pressure air under the fenders. They're on most prototype racers.

Were these actual DTM cars, or mock ups?
From what I read awhile back, those little fins provide extra downforce.
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I think the orange one is based off the new 63 CLK so that's a coupe.

The other one is the C-DTM, so four doors.
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The new C is ugly..even with a crazyy AMG body kit...
Thanks, Vadim.

As much as I want to like that new C, I think that this iteration is just too much. Next to the CLK, it is ugly.
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Those are some mighty fine machines. I am often curious what AMG’s skunk works and R&D department is contemplating. Seems they have been busy. Probably out at Willow for a private (thanks Vadim!) shakedown and tune-up for the upcoming AMG Challenge at California Speedway.

To pilot those cars would be my dream job, and yet some fortunate souls are already getting paid to do it!
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wow..sick DTMs!
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Thanks, Vadim.

As much as I want to like that new C, I think that this iteration is just too much. Next to the CLK, it is ugly.
It's going to take me a while to get used to that oversized grill. I had the same problem with the new Audi look, but it's really grown on me.

I'm not sure I can ever get comfortable with the Benz though. The Benz grill looks like a regular grill viewed through a distorting lens. The Audi grill covers a lot of real estate, but it's not distorted. We'll see.

Overall, I can't say that I find the whole look to be more youthful or sporty than the current C-class. It's very much in line with the S class, and there's not much youthful about that.
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We were doing a Porsche autocross at Willow Springs. This what was on a big track.

Enjoy!
What day was this?
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i thought they only built 1 CLK DTM test car with the 63 motor in it...guess I was wrong...SWEET!

the W204 DTM is SICK!! in a good way!!
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It's going to take me a while to get used to that oversized grill. I had the same problem with the new Audi look, but it's really grown on me.

I'm not sure I can ever get comfortable with the Benz though. The Benz grill looks like a regular grill viewed through a distorting lens. The Audi grill covers a lot of real estate, but it's not distorted. We'll see.

Overall, I can't say that I find the whole look to be more youthful or sporty than the current C-class. It's very much in line with the S class, and there's not much youthful about that.
first thing you want to do is put the classic grille back on if you ever get a sport version.
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