OurIndia’s recently completed NATRAX (National Automotive Test Track) proving ground near Indore, Madhya Pradesh, completed its first instrumented 0-300kph operation in a controlled test environment. This milestone was achieved on the NATRAX High Speed Track (HST), driving a 585-horsepower Mercedes-AMG GT R supercar.
- Mercedes-AMG GT R drove 2.058 kilometers at 0-300 km/h
- NATRAX Proving Ground covers an area of 2,900 acres
- The NATRAX high-speed track is 11.3 kilometers long
Mercedes-AMG GT R 0-300kph
In the hands of OurIndia testers, the Mercedes-AMG GT R reached 100kph in only 3.69 seconds, covering 55.48m, while 200kph was completed in 10.99 seconds and 385m. The super sports car reached the 300 km/h mark in 33.03 seconds and drove 2.058 km in the process.Click on here Watch the full video of 0-300kph running.
The record was set on the NATRAX high-speed track, which has a total length of 11.3 kilometers. It is one of the few places in the world that is enough to try 0-300kph timing acceleration.
Mercedes-AMG GT R is equipped with a 4.0-liter V8 engine that can produce 585 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque, and is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Mercedes claims that the 0-100kph time is 3.6 seconds and the top speed is 318kph.
|Mercedes-AMG GT R 0-300kph acceleration|
|Speed (km/h)||Time (seconds)||Distance (m)|
|20 kilometers per hour||0.76s||2.3m|
|40 kilometers per hour||1.40s||7.92m|
|60 kilometers per hour||2.06s||17.49m|
|200 kilometers per hour||10.99s||385.17|
NATRAX: More details
NATRAX is the fifth largest test site in the world, covering an area of 2,900 acres. NATRAX Center has a number of testing capabilities, such as maximum speed, acceleration, constant-speed fuel consumption measurement, emission testing through real road driving simulation, high-speed handling and stability evaluation during maneuvering, such as lane change and high-speed durability testing, etc. Center of excellence in vehicle dynamics.
The 11.3 km NATRAX High Speed Track (HST) is said to be the longest such track in Asia and the fifth largest in the world. The vehicle can reach a maximum speed of 375 km/h on a curve through steering control, and the track has a gentle slope on the long parabolic curve, making it one of the safest test tracks in the world.
NATRAX HST is located in the center of Madhya Pradesh and is available to most major OEMs, and will even be open to enthusiastic drivers in a limited way.
NATRAX high-speed track is the longest test track in Asia
The government authorizes NATRAX to conduct vehicle tests