Mercedes introduced the AMG GT at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The GT is the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG. Its front mid-engine concept with transaxle and the intelligent aluminium lightweight construction form the basis for a highly dynamic driving experience. The 4.0-litre V8 biturbo on the new Mercedes AMG GT is configured in two output ratings: GT with 462 hp and GT S with 510 hp.
Now, automotive blog, Indian Autos Blog reports that the new AMG GT is likely to hit Indian shores. Speaking to Indian Autos Blog, Eberhard Kern, MD and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India, said, “There is a very big likelihood that this car comes to India. We’ve already got requests by a number of enthusiasts here in India. Our product managers are investigating into this product and the likelihood to see the car in India is big.”
The models at a glance:
|Mercedes-AMG GT S||Mercedes-AMG GT|
|Displacement||3982 cc||3982 cc|
|Output||510 hp at 6250 rpm6000-6500 rpm*||462 hp at 6000 rpm|
|Max. torque||650 Nm at 1750-4750 rpm(1750-5000 rpm*)||600 Nm at 1600-5000 rpm|
|NEDC combined||30.0 mpg||30.4 mpg|
|CO2 emissions||219 g/km||216 g/km|
|Kerb weight (according to EC)||1570 kg** / 1645 kg***||1540 kg** / 1615 kg***|
|Power-to-weight ratio||3.08** / 3.22*** kg/hp||3.33** / 3.49*** kg/hp|
|0-62 mph||3.8 s||4.0 s|
|Top speed||193 mph****||189 mph****|
* In conjunction with AMG DYNAMIC PLUS package; ** Ready-to-drive condition (fuel tank 90% full, without driver and luggage); *** Ready-to-drive condition (fuel tank 90% full, with driver (68 kg) and luggage (7 kg); **** Electronically limited.
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Source: Indian Autos Blog