VIDEO | 295K for Mercedes new AMG GT S to arrive in July

MyDrive | Mercedes-Benz Australia – The first Mercedes was a racing car and its most recent successor carries this heritage forward: with the new Mercedes-AMG GT S, the Mercedes-AMG sports car brand is moving into a new, top-class sports car segment for the company.

Its front mid-engine concept with transaxle and the intelligent aluminium lightweight construction form the basis for a highly dynamic driving experience. Its likewise newly developed AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine underscores the hallmark AMG driving performance. The first sports car engine with internally mounted turbochargers (“hot inside V”) and dry sump lubrication is configured with 375 kW of power.

The new GT S combines driving dynamics and first-class racetrack performance with superb everyday practicality and efficiency that sets new standards in the segment.

It has everything you would expect from an authentic Mercedes-AMG sports car – from the characteristic styling and thoroughbred motorsport technology to the optimum weight distribution. The drive system tailored consistently to driving dynamics perfectly complements this set-up. The centrepiece of the Mercedes-AMG GT S, the new 4.0-litre V8 biturbo, responds instantly with extreme power right from low revs and delivers outstanding performance.

Top figures such as 3.8 seconds from zero to 100 km/h and a top speed of 310 km/h, combined with the outstanding driving dynamics will undoubtedly translate into extremely fast laps on the racetrack.

At the same time, the two-seater is a straightforward, comfortable and reliable companion for everyday motoring thanks to its practical tailgate, easily accessible luggage compartment, high level of comfort on long journeys and the extensive range of Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive assistance systems.

The models at a glance:

Mercedes-AMG GT S
Displacement 3982 cc
Output 375 kW
at 6250 rpm
(6000-6500 rpm*)
Max. torque 650 Nm
at 1750-4750 rpm
(1750-5000 rpm*)
Fuel consumption
9.4 l/100 km
CO2 emissions 219 g/km
Kerb weight (according to EC) 1570 kg** / 1645 kg***
Power-to-weight ratio 3.08** / 3.22*** kg
0-100 km/h
3.8 s
Top speed 310 km/h****

Market launch of the AMG GT S to commence July 2015

The market launch will commence with the Mercedes-AMG GT S in Australia and New Zealand July 2015.


Mercedes-AMG GT S $295,000 (MRLP)

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