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The new Mercedes-AMG GT combines a unique design idiom and luxurious interior with impressive performance: AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine, 462 hp, from zero to 100 km/h in 4 seconds (Mercedes-AMG GT S: 510 hp, from zero to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds). Not to mention that it gets your heart rate going too.
Showing the way in design: Sportiness and expressiveness are key elements of the appearance of the new Mercedes-AMG GT. Its trend-setting design is created from the exciting combination of characteristic shapes and powerful lines.
A Mercedes-AMG coupé is introduced in classic fastback design for the first time ever. The design combines assertiveness and sensual purity. The powerful long hood with its distinctive protrusions – home to the new AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine – is the perfect proof.
The cockpit (aka greenhouse), which is situated further back, the strong shoulders, the large wheels and the round rear end create an impressive design that suggests spectacular performance at first glance.
Off to a thrilling start: The Mercedes-AMG GT accelerates from zero to 100 in breathtaking 4 seconds – with a top speed of 304 km/h (Mercedes-AMG GT S: from zero to top speed in 3.8 seconds: 310 km/h).
AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine with dry sump lubrication, AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-gear dual clutch transmission, limited slip differential and AMG sports suspension with aluminum double wishbone suspension. These facts make the Mercedes-AMG GT the ultimate sports car.
With its front mounted mid-engine and transaxle AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed dual clutch transmission, the Mercedes-AMG GT
has an optimal weight distribution between the front and rear axles of 47% to 53%. Combined with a low center of gravity, it guarantees exceptionally agile handling and high cornering speeds.
Power ex mass The body of the new Mercedes-AMG GT boasts an intelligent material mix. Its light weight guarantees impressive dynamics with exceptional stability.
With a bodyshell weighing just 233 kilos, the Mercedes-AMG GT is a leader in the sports car segment. The chassis and the body, which are made largely of aluminum.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is a front-engine, 2-seater luxury grand tourer automobile developed by Mercedes-AMG of German automaker Mercedes-Benz and is the first Mercedes-Benz automobile designed in-house by AMG. The car, which has gull-wing doors, is the successor to the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and is described by Mercedes-Benz as a spiritual successor to the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. SLS stands for “Sport Leicht Super” (Sport Light Super). The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is assembled in Sindelfingen, Germany.
SLS AMG Coupé Black Series is a supercar version of SLS AMG Coupé inspired by the racing version of the SLS AMG GT3. It includes increased engine power to 464 kW (622 hp) and decreased torque to 635 N·m (468 lb·ft), increased engine’s redline to 8000 rpm, fully revised high-speed valve train with modified camshafts, adapted cam geometry and optimised bucket tappets featuring a special coating which is otherwise exclusive to racing vehicles, modification of the intake air ducting (derestriction and adaptation to the new maximum engine speed), adaptation of the engine application and increase in peak pressure. This results in a 0-60 speed of 3.5 seconds (1/10 of a second faster than the non-Black Series SLS), and a top speed of 196 mph (1 mph slower than the non-Black series).
The vehicle is 70 kg (150 lb) lighter than the standard model. This is accomplished by increased use of carbon fibre in body panels, mechanical components, and the spaceframe. Further, a switch from steel to titanium for the exhaust reduces weight by 13 kg (29 lb). The use of lithium-ion battery reduces weight by 8 kg (18 lb).
The AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission is installed 10mm lower in order to achieve a lower centre of gravity for the vehicle and is braced against the body by gas-filled struts in order to avoid stress cycles. The transmission’s “Sport plus” and “Manual” modes feature faster shifting speed. The downshifting throttle blips are more audible. The new temporary M mode enables the driver to activate manual mode without having to remove a hand from the steering wheel, by pressing the “up” or “down” shift paddle once.
The SLS AMG Electric Drive is a limited edition electric version of the SLS AMG released in June 2013. The production vehicle was unveiled in 2012 Paris Motor Show, with market launch initially scheduled for June 2013. Pricing in Germany starts at €416,500 (~ US$544,236).