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Video: Mercedes C63 AMG: Official Safety Car of DTM Racing Series

Mercedes-Benz and its performance division AMG recently announced that the refreshed C63 AMG sedan will be the official safety car of the 2011 DTM touring car season. It's premiering today, May 1, 2011 at the opening race of the German Touring Race Masters season at the Hockenheimring in Baden-Wurttemberg. It features a modified front bumper with enlarged openings and side air outlets, a carbon spoiler lip on the trunk lid and carbon fiber side mirrors.

Riding on 19-inch multispoke alloy wheels painted in matte black, the DTM safety car also features an LED light bar on the roof, stroboscopic flashing LED lights at the front and rear, and a numbered plate illuminated with LEDs and the words "Safety Car".

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