What moves you, Susie Wolff?

13.10.2016 | Text Anna Eimerl | Photo Yves Sucksdorff
| Camera Julian Landweer & Kaspar Lerch

Mercedes-Benz E 350 d Cabriolet: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 5,6–5,3 l/100 km; CO₂-Emissionen kombiniert: 148–139 g/km.¹

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Experience racing driver and She’s Mercedes ambassador Susie Wolff in a series of action-packed visual snippets – and find out more about her take on fitness, career and leading a physically demanding life.

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The girl who loves speed.

In May 2016, former racing pro Susie Wolff joined She’s Mercedes as an official brand ambassador. When she was a mere 14 years old, the born Scot discovered her passion for speed, scouring the tarmac in fast-paced kart races. Later, she switched to formula racing and represented Mercedes-Benz in the DTM championships.

What would be a perfect start to your day, Susie Wolff?

A pro athlete on a mission.

In 2014, Susie Wolff was the first female racer after Giovanna Amati 1992 to participate in a Formula 1 weekend. But after three years as a Formula 1 test driver, Susie Wolff decided to end her pro motorsport career in 2015. Her other passions, however, continue to drive her: fitness, health and strong support for girls and women in motorsport.

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Dare to be different.

“I’m someone who needs challenges and clearly defined goals” Susie Wolff adds. After leaving the racing field, she switched to reporting on Formula 1 for British TV and also founded her own “Dare to be Different” initiative, designed to pave the way for more young female drivers in racing. As a mentor – and in her own private life – Susie Wolff emphasises that athletic excellence, high-tech and femininity can easily co-exist.

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Mercedes-AMG A 45 4MATIC: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 7,3–6.9 l/100km; CO₂-Emissionen kombiniert: 171–162 g/km.¹

What’s the secret of a firm behind?

The key to success.

Since early childhood, Susie has followed her own path, making her a true inspiration on and off track. Her key to success? Feeling at home in your own body. “It’s not just your body that benefits from moving, sweating and feeling alive – your mind will also thank you. When you’re fit, you’re the best possible version of yourself.”

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1 Die angegebenen Werte wurden nach dem vorgeschriebenen Messverfahren ermittelt. Es handelt sich um die „NEFZ-CO₂-Werte“ i. S. v. Art. 2 Nr. 1 Durchführungsverordnung (EU) 2017/1153. Die Kraftstoffverbrauchswerte wurden auf Basis dieser Werte errechnet. Der Stromverbrauch wurde auf der Grundlage der VO 692/2008/EG ermittelt. Weitere Informationen zum offiziellen Kraftstoffverbrauch und den offiziellen spezifischen CO₂-Emissionen neuer Personenkraftwagen können dem „Leitfaden über den Kraftstoffverbrauch, die CO₂-Emissionen und den Stromverbrauch aller neuen Personenkraftwagenmodelle“ entnommen werden, der an allen Verkaufsstellen und bei der Deutschen Automobil Treuhand GmbH unter www.dat.de unentgeltlich erhältlich ist.