Mercedes-AMG GT India Launch to Happen in March 2015

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Only this week, Mercedes released their Superbowl commercial featuring a hare and tortoise for the AMG GT with a twist in the regular hare and tortoise tale. Now, according to a report, Mercedes-AMG GT India launch is scheduled to happen in March this year.

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Powering the AMG GT is a newly developed 4.0 liter biturbo V8 mill that cranks out 462 PS for the GT and 510 PS for GT S variant. A more powerful Black variant is also on cards. Both the variants sprint to 100 kmph from standstill in under 4 seconds and have a top speed of 300+ kmph. The 4.0 liter V8 is coupled to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and an electronic differential which transmit the power to the wheels.

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Upon its launch, the AMG GT will replace the gullwing door flagship-SLS AMG. For its construction, Mercedes has made generous use of aluminium and the car weighs around 1600 kg (kerb weight). The Mercedes-AMG GT will be priced anywhere between INR 2-2.5 crores for the GT and GT S variants.

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Here are the detailed specifications of both the variants :

                                                          GT S                                                GT

Displacement3982 cc3982 cc
Output510 hp at 6250 rpm6000-6500 rpm*462 hp at 6000 rpm
Max. torque650 Nm at 1750-4750 rpm(1750-5000 rpm*)600 Nm at 1600-5000 rpm
Fuel consumption
NEDC combined30.0 mpg30.4 mpg
CO2 emissions219 g/km216 g/km
Kerb weight (according to EC)1570 kg** / 1645 kg***1540 kg** / 1615 kg***
Power-to-weight ratio3.08** / 3.22*** kg/hp3.33** / 3.49*** kg/hp
Acceleration
0-62 mph3.8 s4.0 s
Top speed193 mph****189 mph****

via : Overdrive

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