Mercedes-AMG standalone SUV is not taking place, GT Black Collection coming in 2020


Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Coupe marks
the Affalterbach tuner’s first standalone sedan, however
do not anticipate a standalone SUV to comply with.

The tuner stated it isn’t all in favour of stealing Mercedes-Benz’s
SUV market share with its personal SUV mannequin, Automobile Recommendation reported on Saturday.

AMG’s chief, Tobias Moers, instructed the Australian
publication that an SUV wouldn’t be given approval anytime
quickly. The AMG GT Four-Door Coupe (learn: sedan) got here to life
as a result of AMG noticed a brazen omission in its lineup, and clients
have been—shock—shopping for Porsche Panameras.

“Concerning SUVs, we now have a broad portfolio inside
Mercedes we do derivatives of,” Moers

Thus, we do not have a solution on AMG’s subsequent standalone
automobile. Nevertheless, do anticipate a warmer
AMG GT Black Collection in 2020.

Automobile Recommendation additionally reported final week
high-performance GT Black Collection will arrive on the flip
of the following decade. Moers stated AMG is “on a journey” and
there’s “nonetheless a GT variant left.”  He added 2020 could be
an “fascinating yr” for the tuner.

Black Collection automobiles have turn out to be the top of AMG and symbolize
probably the most hardcore variant. Proper now, the
AMG GT R represents the perfect of the perfect, however Moers
confirmed there’s extra room to play with the sports activities automobile’s
Four.Zero-liter twin-turbocharged
V-Eight. The GT R makes 577 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of
torque. We do not know simply how a lot energy Moers and his workforce
are planning, however he assured the GT Black Collection might be
“actually shocking.”

No matter it brings to the desk, it’s going to have one goal in its
sights: the
Porsche 911 GT2 RS.


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