Mercedes-AMG will challenge Porsche PanameraNovember 3, 2016
To celebrate 50th anniversary of AMG division, which will be celebrated next year, Mercedes-Benz company will prepare a concept four-door sports car.
New Mercedes-AMG will get the exterior of the model GT, which is based on the MRA platform. The technical component of a novelty will support 4-liter engine with capacity of 600 hp. German car will get all-wheel drive system with built-in 4Matic+ mode. It is noted that the engine will complement the dynamic supports. Transmission – only automatic AMG Speedshift MCT.
The novelty will receive official support from head of Mercedes-AMG. Experts believe that the four-door coupe will be a worthy competition to the British foreign car Bentley Continental GT and the German sports car Porsche Panamera.
It is expected that the novelty will receive name GT 4. At the dealerships sports car, probably will go in 2019. The starting price of the model will be about 120 000 GBP.
In the line AMG GT4 will be the third model after the SLS and GT, which was prepared for mass production. Four concept became complement hypercar F1, which the company introduced this year and plans to release a limited edition.
When creating the concept of AMG engineers and designers used lightweight materials, primarily aluminum and high-strength hot rolled steel, which reduced the weight of the new model and improve its handling compared to the existing Mercedes-AMG cars.
On the GT 4 is installed suspension, which is being developed to provide a unique vehicle dynamics. It provides for greater regulation of camber and steering system.
As it became known, the concept will debut at one of the celebrations dedicated to the “golden” celebrated the company’s anniversary in 2017.