Pictures: new SL 63 AMG F1 safety car

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 safety car

Heading into the first Grand Prix no-one can claim for certain they’re going to win a race this year. But Mercedes can guarantee they’ll lead one – because they provide the safety car.

There’s a brand new safety car this year based on the SL 63 AMG. See below for high-resolution pictures.

Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 safety car (8)

Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 1 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 2 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 3 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 4 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 5 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 6 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 7 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 8 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 9 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 10 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 11 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 12 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 13 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 14 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 15 (high-resolution)
Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG F1 Safety Car 2008 16 (high-resolution)

Mercedes also supplies the medical car which is a C63 AMG Estate. They have supplied safety and medical cars since 1996 using these models:

Safety Cars

1996: C 36 AMG (W 202)
1997-99: CLK 55 AMG (C 208)
2000: CL 55 AMG (C 215)
2001-02: SL 55 AMG (R 230)
2003: CLK 55 AMG (C 209)
2004-05: SLK 55 AMG (R 171)
2006-07: CLK 63 AMG (C 209)
2008: SL 63 AMG (R 230)

Medical Cars

1996: C 36 AMG (W 202)
1997: E 60 AMG (W 212) starting with Grand Prix in Imola (Italy)
1998-2000: C 55 AMG (S 202)
2001-03: C 32 AMG (S 203)
2004-07: C 55 AMG (S 203)
2008: C 63 AMG (S 204)