It was previewed in idea kind solely in March however prototypes
for Mercedes-AMG’s standalone sedan are already at a late
stage of growth.
We’re speaking in regards to the manufacturing model of
AMG’s GT sedan idea that was unveiled in March on the
2017 Geneva auto present, and judging by the most recent spy pictures and
video the manufacturing mannequin will carefully resemble the
Search for the automobile, which is rumored to be referred to as a GT four, to go
on sale in 2018. This implies we’ll seemingly see it arrive as a
2019 mannequin. It will likely be AMG’s third standalone mannequin after the
GT sports activities automobile and
Challenge One hypercar which may have been launched by then.
The design is derived from the attractive traces of the GT sports activities automobile,
though the headlights tackle a extra angular form and the
size of the hood has been shortened. In fact, the wheelbase
has additionally been stretched and an additional pair of doorways added.
The huge rear spoiler has been tacked on to cover the true
form of the fastback profile.
We solely want have a look at the idea to gauge what the designers
As an alternative of using a stretched model of the GT sports activities automobile’s
aluminum spaceframe structure, the sedan is extra more likely to
trip on the MRA rear-wheel-drive structure widespread to common
Mercedes-Benz fashions like the most recent C- and E-Class. It’s
doable AMG will make modifications to strengthen the
structure and maybe scale back some weight.
Below the hood will sit AMG’s acquainted four.Zero-liter
twin-turbocharged V-Eight delivering within the neighborhood of 500
horsepower. We’re not anticipating the hybrid system previewed in
the idea to be out there at launch. The system, which pairs
the V-Eight with an electrical motor mounted on the rear, delivers
805 hp and thus will seemingly be reserved for a range-topping
Curiously, Mercedes will likely be launching a
new technology of its CLS across the similar time that AMG’s
GT four will likely be arriving, so there will likely be a little bit of inside