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


“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.”


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.


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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