Mercedes-Benz drives upside down through tunnel!

Driving upside down through a tunnel is only a matter of down force combined with g-forces created during the loop, verse gravity. The total pressure of down force when combined with the g-forces created by effectively circling the perimeter of the tunnel must exceed the total weight of the vehicle and driver. If this level of pressure can be reached, a vehicle can in theory drive upside down through a tunnel. The latest Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG video suggests that "practical testing" of their sports car allows it to drive upside down. Mercedes-Benz isn't the only one to claim this, the Gumpert Apollo previously stated that it's vehicle could also drive upside down through a tunnel. However, Gumpert failed to find a driver before Mercedes-Benz.

The question arises, is this real or fake? Certainly the CGI department with a Mercedes-Benz budget could afford a very realistic rendering of the stunt. Much better than Ford's skateboarding Mustang! Physics suggests that it could actually be performed and the car would stick to the wall if appropriate conditions are met that exceed the vehicles total weight. So, that leaves us questioning for the truth. Did the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG actually travel upside down through a tunnel? Or, is this just a couple frames of high priced CGI? Comment your thoughts below after watching the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG driving upside down through a tunnel.

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Source: Tampa Sports Car Examiner

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