MERCEDES-AMG® GT 4-DOOR COUPE: A CLASS OF ITS OWN

October 29th, 2018 by

More space, more power, more goosebumps – the new Mercedes-AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe combines extraordinary sports car technology with high everyday usability and impressive amounts of space.;
Mercedes-AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe

A class of its own

Affalterbach. More space, more power, more goosebumps – the new Mercedes-AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe combines extraordinary sports car technology with high everyday usability and impressive amounts of space. With this model, Mercedes-AMG® is opening up the sports car segment to customers who wish to share the experience of the best driving dynamics with their family and friends.

Top-level longitudinal and lateral dynamics, and a striking silhouette with classic sports car proportions put the Mercedes-AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe in the same portfolio as its two-door sibling at the very first glance. The expressive design with the front end drawn low down below the stretched hood, not to mention its muscular body, low greenhouse and powerful fastback highlights the sporty genes of the four-door Coupe.

“The new AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe blends the impressive race track dynamics of our two-door sports car with maximum suitability for everyday use. It has a unique way of embodying our brand core of ‘Driving Performance’ and, with its systematic configuration, it will attract new customers to Mercedes-AMG®,” commented Tobias Moers, CEO of Mercedes-AMG® GmbH.

The new AMG®-enhanced 3.0L inline 6-cylinder turbocharged enginewith EQ Boost and the proven Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo engine cover a performance spectrum ranging from 429 hp to 630 hp. They deliver incredible driving performance despite offering contemporary levels of efficiency. AMG®- specific technologies such as the variable AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all- wheel drive system and the rapid-shifting AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® 9G transmission with torque converter (TCT = Torque-Clutch Transmission) on six-cylinder models and a wet start-off clutch (MCT = Multi-Clutch Transmission) on eight- cylinder models serve to increase performance levels. As with the two-door AMG® GT, the active aerodynamics with AIRPANEL active air control system in the front bumper and extendible rear spoiler form the basis for high aerodynamic performance.

The interior is equipped with a number of modern high-tech features: innovative control panels, such as the eight high-resolution display buttons in the center console, can be intuitively operated. The AMG® Performance steering wheel with the new AMG® Drive Unit Steering Wheel Buttons (standard on the AMG® GT 63 S), AMG® seats and the standard, fully-digital Widescreen Cockpit with the new “Supersport” display style underscore the vehicle’s dynamic character. LED Intelligent Light System headlamps, standard Burmester® Surround Sound system and the 64-color ambient lighting increase the car’s everyday comfort.

The blend of high individualization and sports car technology, placing yet more focus on the requirements of discerning customers, is also clear from the wealth of equipment packages and individual options. This is unique in the segment and includes two different configurations for the rear seat. Two individual seats in the rear are the standard equipment, while an Executive Rear Seat Package is optionally available.

The high longitudinal and transverse dynamics come by virtue of systematic networking of all systems and components. The extremely rigid structure of the bodyshell also contributes to this, as does the sophisticated control strategy of the variable AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all-wheel drive system. Working together with the active aerodynamics, the active rear-axle steering (standard on the eight-cylinder models) and the integrated AMG® DYNAMICS control system, the sophisticated suspension configuration comes fully into its own.

Production of the new Mercedes-AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe started in September in hall 36 of the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant. The plant is the competence center for vehicles of the upper and luxury segments. There, Mercedes-Benz produces the entire Mercedes-AMG® GT family.
The V8 drivetrain of the AMG® GT 4-Door Coupe is produced at AMG®’s engine manufacturing plant in Affalterbach in accordance with the “One Man – One Engine” principle.

Technical data at a glance

Mercedes-AMG® GT 63

Mercedes-AMG® GT 63 S

Engine

Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo engine with direct injection

Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo engine with direct injection

Displacement

3,982 cc

3,982 cc

Output

577 hp at
5,500 – 6,500 rpm

630 hp at 5,500 – 6,500 rpm

Peak torque

590 lb-ft at 2,500 – 4,500 rpm

664 lb-ft at 2,500 – 5,000 rpm

Drive system

AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all- wheel drive with variable torque distribution

AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all- wheel drive with variable torque distribution and Drift mode

Transmission

AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® MCT 9G

AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® MCT 9G

Curb Weight (lbs)

TBA

TBA

Acceleration 0-60 mph

3.3 s (est.)

3.1 s (est.)

Top speed (mph)

193 (electronically limited)

195 (electronically limited)

Mercedes-AMG® GT 53

Engine

AMG®-Enhanced 3.0L inline 6- cylinder turbocharged engine with EQ Boost and electric auxiliary compressor

Displacement

2,999 cc

Output

429 hp at 6,100 rpm

EQ Boost

Up to 21 hp

Peak torque

384 lb-ft at 1,800 – 5,800 rpm

Drive system

AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all- wheel drive with fully variable torque distribution

Transmission

AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® TCT 9G

Curb Weight (lbs.)

TBA

Acceleration 0-60 (mph)

4.4 s (est.)

Top speed (mph)
174 (electronically limited)

source: https://media.mbusa.com/releases/release-79708d14bcfb8a2790547587d3093260-mercedes-amg-gt-4-door-coupe-a-class-of-its-own

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