Mercedes-AMG revealed its standalone sedan on Tuesday on the
2018 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present, forward of the car’s
gross sales launch late this summer season.
The Affalterbach tuner is referring to the automobile because the GT Four-Door
Coupe, with the naming follow consistent with father or mother firm
Mercedes-Benz’s penchant for calling something with a low roof a
coupe, therefore the
naming of even Four-door SUVs as coupes.
The aim of the GT Four-Door Coupe is to encapsulate the
traits of AMG’s GT sports activities automobile however in a extra sensible
bundle. Although they experience on separate platforms, the 2 vehicles
have rather a lot in widespread, together with their styling inside and outside.
At launch, there might be a base GT 53 mannequin plus sportier GT 63
and GT 63 S variants. The GT 53 comes with AMG’s new three.Zero-liter
turbocharged inline-6-based mild-hybrid powertrain, which is
good for 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque.
The 63 fashions include the acquainted Four.Zero-liter
twin-turbocharged V-Eight. The engine delivers 577 hp and 553 lb-ft
of torque within the GT 63 and 630 hp and 627 lb-ft within the GT 63 S.
we might see a GT 73 combining the V-Eight with an electrical
motor for an output approaching 800 hp, however for now the GT 63 S
reigns supreme. It’ll hit 60 mph in three.1 seconds and high out
at 195 mph.
All GT Four-Door Coupe fashions are fitted with a 9-speed automated
and all-wheel drive, although the V-Eight fashions additionally characteristic
Inside, the sprint design is just like what you discover in different
high-end Mercedes fashions. Nonetheless, the GT Four-Door Coupe
provides a novel heart console that mimics the design of an
engine cowl. The identical design options in AMG’s GT sports activities automobile.
On the rear, there are solely two seats. They’re separated by an
prolonged heart console integrating storage cubbies and a few
Rivals for the GT Four-Door Coupe embrace the Porsche Panamera,
the Audi S7/RS 7, and
AMG’s personal CLS53. Pricing data might be introduced
nearer to the market launch this summer season.
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