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Mercedes Benz AMG GT specs

9 Sep , 2014  

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Mercedes have finally lifted the lid on the AMG GT, the replacement for the Mercedes SLS.

There will be two models available at launch in April next year, the GT and GT S.

The GT will have 462 HP and 600 Nm of torque, its beefier sibling will pump out 510 HP and 650 Nm of torque.

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0-62 will be dispatched in 2.8 seconds for the GT S and 4.0 seconds for the GT, whilst top speeds will be 193 MPH for the GT S and 189 for the GT.

Both models are powered by a 3,982 CC V8 engine with twin turbos strapped inside the V of the cylinders. All engines are assembled by hand by a single technician.

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Gear changes are taken care of with the precision of the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7 speed sports gearbox.

The GT is equipped with a mechanical locking diff whilst the GT S has an electronic one.

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Other differences between the models include larer brakes, AMG RIDE CONTROL – with three stage damping and the GT S will sit on larger 20″ alloys at the rear with 19’s up front. Buyers will also have the option of carbon ceramic brakes.

Weight distribution is split 47/53 front to rear.

You also get 350 litres of boot space below the hatchback.

Full pricing will be announced in October, but expect the GT to be around £95,000 and the GT S £110,000.

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