Mercedes-AMG GT C, the coupe from 557 hp

Mercedes-AMG GT C, The 557 HP Coupe

The debut at the Detroit Motor Show of the Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe facelift coincides with the birth of a new model of the sports range of the Star, the Mercedes-AMG GT C with its 557 hp is positioned between the S version and the sporty GT R . Even the new GT coupe has C with the front grill “Panamericana” already seen on the GT and GT Roadster C Roadster, but the engine 4.0 twin-turbo V8 is boosted to deliver 557 hp and 680 Nm that allow it to touch the 317 km / h and accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.7 seconds . Initially, the Mercedes-AMG GT will be available are C version celebratory Edition 50 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the AMG brand.

Mercedes-AMG GT C, the coupe from 557 hp

Wider than 57 mm

Besides all\’Airpanel for the active management of the front grille that is common to all models of the GT family, the new Mercedes-AMG GT C uses technical solutions taken by GT R. Among these we highlight the rear wheel arch extensions ( 57 mm compared in GT and GT S) to accommodate a wider track, the axle with the rear active steering and sports suspension with variable dampers, adaptive damping AMG Ride control. There is even a limited slip differential to the rear axle, which together with the other systems ensures higher speed cornering and traction to the rear. The wheels 9.0 J x 19 front and 12.0 J x 20 mounted tires 265/35 R19 and 305/30 R 20.

Mercedes-AMG GT C, the coupe from 557 hp

Edition 50 for half a century of AMG

At launch, the only available version is the Mercedes-AMG GT Edition C 50 that can be chosen with the gray body color special designo magno graphite or white designo magno cashmere. These exclusive colors are associated with a number of blacks chrome elements for the front splitter, the grille slats, side skirts, air vents, diffuser and tail tailpipes. Such a finish is reserved for the AMG forged wheels, the interior has elements in contrasting black and silver : in addition to coatings in Style Pearl silver / black nappa leather with contrasting gray stitching is in fact the steering wheel AMG Performance Black microfibre dynamic with written Edition. Even the head restraints of seats embossed with the logo ” GT Edition 50 “.

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