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A day at Mercedes World Brooklands, UK

I had the chance to get an AMG driving experience at Mercedes World in Surrey as a birthday gift.

Here are the pictures of the place. The location is really worth the trip.







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Drove a CLS AMG. Not bad but honestly too much electronics makes it too tamed and you are too quickly into forbidden speed. This car is not designed for Europe narrow streets and I guess a hot hatch like a Megane RS or a Fiesta ST provides more sensations as a daily driver.










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Happy Birthday! What a great gift to receive! Lovin' the pics...


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Happy Birthday

Great pics of a great place. I'm pleased you enjoyed yourself - we had a 'mini-meet' there back in '99 (Last Century ) and also had a great time.





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Awesome pictures. I'll bet you had a blast!
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Awesome pictures. I'll bet you had a blast!
Loved it. This is not everyday you can drive a car with 500hp. Almost too powerful. The most powerful car I had the chance to drive before was a 2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L V8 with around 300hp. This Cad was some kind of barge which did not like to be pushed too much.
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I hadn't notice the other section (green indicators on your map in the original post) - what is it for, do you know. Great facility. What a super gift.

Did you visit the museum next door? Great place for "motor heads" and aviation fans (Barnes Wallace did much of his work there).


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I hadn't notice the other section (green indicators on your map in the original post) - what is it for, do you know. Great facility. What a super gift.

The green sections are their off road area, which they describe as "loads of fun", but just not as much as the tracked areas in my opinion!.


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cool... going there on June 14th with a bunch of lads I do sim-racing with.

@OP... did you get a choice of which car to drive round their track? Just wondering as I may book a track experience as well if I can choose something that will make me go 'wow' as I already have the 55 R172 with performance pack on.... and drive it like I stole it through the peaks in the UK.
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I went with a mate last Tuesday. I loved it.
Couldn't decide which car to steal. the amazing one beside the entrance or the gullwing 300 upstairs.
Will be going back again,promised another pal a trip there.
Sneaked a few pics on the banked cicuit next to it. my mate is standing upright in the pic to show how steep the banking is. (He nearly fell out when he opened the door to get out!!)
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