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Sep 20

New Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster

AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster

 

Mercedes-AMG keeps the reveals coming this week, and this time the car maker is providing the public a look at the AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster. Both are Roadster variations of the previously revealed GT R, with the GT C coming in as most powerful new Roadster in the AMG lineup. The AMG GT C pumps 550 horsepower and 502 lb-ft of torque allowing for a 0-60 sprint in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 196 mph. AMG promises dynamic control and handling for the GT C Roadster thanks to AMG RIDE CONTROL sports suspension and exterior proportions similar to the GT R. Its

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“With our two Roadster models, we are strategically expanding the AMG GT family by two exciting variants. With the AMG GT C Roadster, we are also introducing a new model variant to which we have transferred main performance-related components from our top sports car, the AMG GT R,” said Tobias Moers, Chairman of Mercedes‑AMG GmbH, in a press release. “The result: a highly dynamic driving experience in a very exclusive ambience, coupled with that pure roadster feeling.”

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The GT Roaster also offers impressive specs, putting out 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque with a top speed of 188 mph and a 0-60 time of 3.9 seconds. These two Roadster variations further define the AMG lineup, providing a total of five models in the GT family. Both models will be available for delivery starting fall 2017, though price information has not been released at this time.

Specifications

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster
Engine 4.0-liter V-8 with twin turbochargers and direct injection 4.0-liter V-8 with twin turbochargers and direct injection
Displacement 3,982 cc 3,982 cc
Output 469 hp at 6,000 rpm 550 hp at 5,750-6,750 rpm
Peak torque 465 lb-ft at 1,700-5,000 rpm 502 lb-ft at 1,900-5,750 rpm
Drive system Rear-wheel drive Rear-wheel drive
Transmission AMG SPEEDSHIFT® DCT 7-speed dual-clutch transmission AMG SPEEDSHIFT® DCT 7-speed dual-clutch transmission
Acceleration 0-60 mph 3.9 s 3.7 s
Top speed 188 mph 196 mph
Rear-axle limited-slip differential mechanical electronically controlled
Suspension AMG Sport Suspension AMG RIDE CONTROL Sport Suspension with adaptive, adjustable damping
Wheels front / rear 9.0″ x 19″ / 11″ x 19″ 9.0″ x 19″ / 12.0″ x 20″
Tires front / rear 255/35 R 19 /
295/35 R 19
265/35 R19 /
305/30 R 20
Brake discs front/rear 14.2″ / 14.2″ 15.4″ / 14.2″
Transmission modes four: C, S, S+, I five: C, S, S+, I, RACE

 

Revealed: New Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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