Mercedes-AMG will reveal its standalone sedan at subsequent month’s
2018 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present, forward of an anticipated
market launch late this summer season.
Curiously, the Affalterbach tuner is referring to the automobile as
the “GT Coupe,” regardless of prototypes confirming the automobile will come
with 4 doorways and a rear hatch. It follows guardian firm
Mercedes-Benz’s penchant for calling something with a low roof a
coupe, therefore the
naming of even Four-door SUVs as coupes.
No additional data has been revealed although we have already got
a good suggestion of what to anticipate from the reveal of the
GT sedan idea finally yr’s Geneva present and the
sighting of quite a few prototypes within the wild, some with
barely any camouflage gear. A number of teaser pictures additionally give
us take a look at the automobile’s svelte form.
As an alternative of using a stretched model of the GT sports activities automobile’s
aluminum spaceframe structure, the brand new sedan is extra doubtless
to experience on the MRA rear-wheel-drive structure frequent to
common Mercedes fashions like the newest C- and E-Class. It’s
potential AMG will make modifications to strengthen the
structure and maybe scale back weight.
Underneath the hood will sit AMG’s acquainted Four.Zero-liter
twin-turbocharged V-Eight, which ought to ship over 500
horsepower. We do not anticipate the hybrid system previewed within the
GT sedan idea to be obtainable at launch. The system, which
pairs the V-Eight with an electrical motor mounted on the rear,
delivers 805 hp and thus will doubtless be reserved for a
The Geneva auto present begins on March 6. Within the meantime, be taught
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