Mercedes-Benz presented the roadster AMG GTSeptember 15, 2016
Company Mercedes-Benz showed off its new roadster based on the GT coupe. The car is released under the brand Mercedes-AMG and is positioned as a competitor convertible Porsche 911. The public premiere of the car will take place at the Paris Motor Show, which opens on 29 September.
Design novelties reminds Mercedes-AMG GT3. The car will receive a folding soft top and a big trunk with integrated stop lamp. The roof can be opened and closed at speeds up to 50 km per hour. In addition, the car will complement retuned suspension. The exact weight of the novelties is unknown. Earlier it was reported that the roadster mass close to 1700 kilograms.
Convertible Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2017 also received a special radiator grille and new front bumper. A charged Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster can be identified by the extended wings. Pull-Out wing on the Mercedes trunk lid also serves as aero brake.
Seats of Mercedes convertible are complemented by Airscarf. These headrests has deflectors heating system. They have to heat the neck. Expanded list of options, the new audio system Burmester.
The base version of the roadster Mercedes-AMG GT equipped 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 rated with 470 horsepower. “Charged” version called the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster has received an upgraded V8 engine with 550 horsepower impact. The unit works in conjunction with the seven-speed automatic transmission with dual clutch Speedshift.
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Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster accelerates to 100 km/h in 4 seconds and a top speed is 302 km/h. Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster gaining “first” hundred in 3.7 seconds, and the maximum speed is equal to 316 km/h. For comparison, the most powerful version in the family – GT R Coupe – shows 4.6 seconds and 318 km/h respectively.
Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster is also equipped with a sports exhaust system, an electronic limited slip differential and adaptive shock absorbers. And from coupe Mercedes-AMG GT-R got it controlled rear wheels.
Earlier it was reported that Mercedes-Benz company will expand the GT line in the future. One of the novelties, besides the roadster will track GT4. The car will take place on the stage below the GT3 sports car and will compete with McLaren 570S GT4. It is also expected appearance modifications Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series.
The new roadster Mercedes will go on sale in early 2017. Price Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster will be slightly higher than in the coupe.