The German car manufacturer Mercedes are one of the best and according to many people the best Company in the world of cars. This fantastic Company has so many successful models, starting from sedans to the sporty cars and crossovers. Today, everyone is talking about the new beautiful roadsters2018 Mercedes-AMG GT / GT C. These models will hit the market very soon, probably in the second half of the next year. As we know, this model was introduced back in 2014 as a successor to the SLS AMG and even though this model replaced SLS AMG, it will be offered in a different market with different main rivals.
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Exterior design
The exterior design of the most recent models will be very attractive and so aggressive, like most of the world supercars. Everything from the outside is just perfect and everything is designed in that way to improve the sportiness. The front side of the latest model will be especially attractive. There is s large chrome front grille with the big Mercedes logo in the middle. We can also expect one big change and that is roof configuration. The front side will also provide slightly modified headlights with the LED technology as well as a beautifully designed front bumper with the large air intakes in order to improve engine performance. Furthermore, the rear side is the segment where we can expect a lot of changes.
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First of all, longer deck lid is provided thanks to the new roof configuration. Also, the taillights are a bit changed compared to the previous model. The same system will power it – the LED. At the sides, this model will receive a new set of aluminum wheels. The word is about the new 19-inch and 20-inch AMG aluminum wheels with a 5-twin-spoke design. The car will be a bit lighter, some new/old materials are used, like steel, aluminum, and magnesium.
Exterior dimensions: Wheelbase is 103.5 inches, length is 179 inches, width is 76.3 inches and height is 50.7 inches.
New Mercedes-AMG GT 2018 Interior design
The interior design of the upcoming 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT / GT C will be impressive. It will feature fantastic cockpit design with the aviation-inspired theme. The dashboard will be pretty much the same as in the current model. There will be four A-C vents under the large touchscreen infotainment system. All seats inside are well shaped and covered with the high-quality leather. Besides leather, we can also expect aluminum and carbon fiber materials inside, which is already classic in the World os sport cars. Some of the other interior features will include modern air condition, cruise control, flat-bottomed steering wheel, a lot of connectivity options, large infotainment screen, and many others as well.
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Engine and Performance
Under the hood, the most recent model will be powered by a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 engine that will be capable of generating up to 469 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. The same engine will have better max output in the GT-C, and here we can expect the max output of 550 ponies and 502 lb-ft of torque. According to Mercedes, the AMG GT will speed up from 0-60 mph for 3.9 seconds and max speed of 302 km/h or 188 mph. The AMG GT C will accelerate to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and will have a top speed of 315 km/h or 196 mph. Both models will use 7-speed dual clutch transmission system and rear wheel drive type.
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Engine/Type,Horsepower,Torque,0-60 mph/Max Speed,Transmission
4.0-l / V-8 twin turbochargers engine, 469 hp @6.000 rpm ,465 lb-ft @1.700-5.000 rpm,3.9 sec/188 mph,7-speed dual-clutch transmission
4.0-l /V-8 twin turbochargers engine,550 hp @5.750-6.750 rpm,502 lb-ft @1.900-5.750 rpm, 3.7 sec/196 mph, 7-speed dual-clutch transmission
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Price and Release date
The release date of the upcoming models is expected to be by the end of 2017. Even though there is no official price range, there is estimated starting price, should be around $115.000, for GT C a bit more.
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT(GT C) Pictures