Nico Rosberg shocked the by announcing his retirement from Formula 1 after beating is teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton. Over the years, he has driven Mercedes cars and is quite familiar with it. However, this former Mercedes driver had a shock coming his way when he drove another AMG machine with which he was quite familiar. This time he collaborated with YouTube celebrity Shmee 150 who recently got his hands on the Mercedes-AMG GT-R and Nico Rosberg helped him with unveiling. The reigning champion of F1 usually drives Mercedes-Benz GLC for a daily basis and when he is Monaco his preferred vehicle is Renault Twizy.
Nico Rosberg is also quite popular on Youtube and his channel has many followers. It has been online for six years and the followers’ keeps on growing. The growth on the viewership can be attributed to high quality content he keeps posting on the video hosting website. When he drives Mercedes-AMG GT-R for the first time, he is quite shocked. He couldn’t contemplate the true power of this beast. But it has to be said that he was might impressed by it. His co-driver also had a great time sitting with the former Formula 1 champion.
Mercedes-AMG GT-R is powered with 4.0 liter biturbo V8 engine. The engine churns out an impressive 577 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque and takes 3.6 seconds to accelerate to 62 mph from 0. The top speed of Mercedes-AMG GT-R is 198 mph. because of the improved aerodynamics. The price would be in upward region of $157,000 even if it comes in coupe or roadster form. For now, just check out the attached video of former F1 driver driving this beast.