The new extreme version of Mercedes AMG GT

November 11, 2014 at 20:28

Mercedes-Benz began the development of a new sports car modification – charged AMG GT, which will be designed to compete with the Porsche 911 GT3. This was in an interview with It was said by the head of AMG, Tobias Moers. According to Moers, he was faced with the task of improvement of the characteristics of all the Mercedes AMG GT. “I do not want to create just dragster, the main advantage of which will be acceleration from zero to” hundreds “of 2.8 seconds. We need more power, less weight, improved aerodynamics and other suspension, but the main goal – the best power-to-weight, best lap time and excellent handling “, – he explained.

Mercedes AMG GT picture

Mercedes AMG GT pics

It is expected that by the use of composite materials the gross vehicle weight will reduce for 80-100 kg compared to AMG GT S and will be about 1470 kg. The power of the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 will increase from 510 to 550 horse powers. This will allow the car to 0.2 seconds quicker to accelerate from zero to 100 km / h and driving through Northern Loop of the Nurnberg at least 10 seconds faster than the current modifications AMG GT S.

Mercedes AMG GT picture

Mercedes AMG GT pics

Moers also added that the new 4.0-liter eight-cylinder engine will replace all existing motors V8, including those used on the civilian version of the car Mercedes. “This engine will replace the 5.5-liter engine,” – he stressed.

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