Mercedes-AMG GT R debuted at Goodwood

June 28, 2016 at 18:55

Mercedes-Benz Company within the Festival of Speed in Goodwood presented the Mercedes-AMG GT R – top version of its sports coupe, according to an official press release of the automaker. The new modification received 585 hp 4-cylinder bi-turbo motor, as well as the improvements for increasing power and readjusted seven-speed “robot” with a choice of Dynamic Select modes.

2016 Mighty sports coupe Mercedes AMG GT R photo

2016 Mighty sports coupe Mercedes AMG GT R photo

Coupe received carbon fiber body panels, a more developed aerodynamic kit with active elements, modified suspension and full controlled chassis system, which controls the rear wheels. GT version has carbon fiber propeller shaft, a rear limited-slip differential with electronic control, carbon-ceramic brakes. Inside, there is an Alcantara trim with contrasting stitching and new decorative and control elements.

2016 Mercedes AMG GT R racing coupe image

2016 Mercedes AMG GT R racing coupe image

The presentation of new product in a special color AMG Green Hell Magno was made by a racer of the Mercedes-Benz team, three-time champion of Formula 1, Briton Lewis Hamilton, who also took part in the development of the Mercedes-AMG GT R. New sports car sales in Europe will begin in november 2016 and the customers will receive the first car in March 2017.

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