Mercedes-AMG will have a competitor Porsche Cayman

Mercedes-AMG will have a competitor Porsche Cayman

April 13, 2018 1 By autotimesnews

The company Mercedes-AMG is considering the production of another model. The novelty will compete for buyers with Porsche Cayman and Boxster. At the same time, the company does not plan to produce its own SUV. About this, with reference to the head of the manufacturer Tobias Moers, the publication of Autocar.

“The market needs a car like a four-door Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe,” Moers said. “But as for the SUV, there are already enough AMG-derivatives, so we will build another model.”

Probably, it will be a small and relatively accessible sport. The nearest landmark is the Mercedes-Benz SLC, however it is more powerful and corresponding to the concept of Mercedes-AMG.

The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe will appear this year. Motor sports car range consists of two М8 with a capacity of 585 and 639 horsepower, aтв a hybrid installation based on the turbo V6. The power of the unit is 435 horsepower (520 Nm). The top version of the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe can accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 315 kilometers per hour.