Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the highly rated AMG GT sports car. The GT is the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG.
The AMG GT shares the design traits with the SLS AMG and is equipped with several exciting styling elements. The large front fascia with a prominent grille flanked by huge LED headlights and large air intakes. It features rakish windscreen, ventilated front fenders and frameless doors. The unique sloping roofline incorporates a thick black outline on the rear quarter window. The rear profile gets power deployable spoiler and slender taillights. Its taillights get sequential turn indicators. Its flared wheel arches have been fitted to 19-inch alloy wheels, while the AMG GT S gets 19 or 20-inch alloys.
Inside the cabin, the sports car features the newly formulated ‘aviation design’ theme. There are four central spotlight style vents, while the right and left end of the dashboard gets individual vents. The company is offering the central console in various shades including silver chrome, high-gloss carbon fibre, matt carbon fibre, black diamond and matt silver fibreglass. The dashboard accommodates a free-standing central display with either 7 or 8.4-inch display and the AMG Drive unit control. It also gets leather/fabric sport seats. Moreover, the sports car features roof mounted control panel with controls for the seat heaters, hazards lights and rear wing.
Under the hood, the AMG GT gets a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine that develops 462PS and 600Nm of torque. This engine is paired to a seven-speed dual clutch transmission. It accelerates to 100kmph from zero in mere 4 seconds and hits an electronically limited top speed of 304kmph. On the other hand, the AMG GT S is powered by a more powerful twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 engine that develops 510PS and 650Nm of torque. It does 0-100kmph in just 3.8 seconds and attains an electronically limited top speed of 310kmph.