Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (2015–)

Model History

November 2014

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT went on sale

The all-new Mercedes-AMG GT opened for ordering in the UK – with prices starting at £97,195.

The first examples, set to arrive in the UK in April 2015, are the GT S and GT S Edition 1, priced at £110,495 and £122,745 and powered by an all-new 4.0-litre biturbo V8 engine developing 510PS at 6,250 rpm and 650Nm of torque between 1,750 and 4,750 rpm. This gives the GT S acceleration from rest to 62 mph in 3.8 seconds and a maximum speed of 193 mph.

The GT arriving in the UK in late 2015, priced at £97,195, had the same dry sump V8 developing 462PS at 6,000 rpm and 600 Nm of torque between 1,600 and 5,000 rpm. It gets to 62 mph in 4.0 seconds and goes on to 189mph.

The AMG GT is 4,546mm long; 1,939mm wide and 1,289mm high. Wheelbase is 2,630mm and kerb weight is from 1,540kg. For tax piurposes, CO2 is 217g/km for the GT and 219g/km for the GTS, so Band K, currently at £290pa.

Every GT is comprehensively specified: 19 inch wheels (front and rear) are joined by a mechanical limited slip differential, a switchable AMG performance exhaust, COMAND Online (complete with an 8.4-inch screen), AMG sports suspension and an adjustable electronic rear wing.

The GT S adds 20 inch rear wheels, red brake callipers clamping enlarged discs, an electronically-controlled rear differential, AMG RIDE CONTROL sports suspension with three selectable modes and an increase in power from 462PS to 510PS.

The GT S Edition 1 brings with it even greater visual presence – from the fixed rear wing and accompanying deep front splitter extending up to the airdams, just ahead of aerodynamic flicks on the front wings. High-gloss silver and black 19 inch (front) and 20 inch (rear) wheels, a carbon roof, a set of black mirror surrounds with matching window surrounds and rear diffuser and black exhaust tips complete the enhancements. Inside, red contrast stitching is joined by a leather and suede finish for the special AMG performance seats and the steering wheel and a centre console in ‘Black Diamond’ textured finish.

The Mercedes-AMG GT can be specified to exacting requirements of the customer. Across the range there are two non-metallic, four metallic and five designo paint choices – from a subtle black to a vivid AMG Solarbeam yellow – accompanied by four wheel designs to choose from on the GT, three on the GT S and two on the GT S Edition 1.

Inside, there are 14 leather and five centre console colour combinations and finishes to choose from – as well as two different styles of seats, from the AMG sport seats to the more track-orientated AMG performance seats (£1,895 - standard on the GT S Edition1). For those intending to take their GT on track, there’s the option of an AMG high-performance ceramic composite braking system – £5,995 – providing even greater stopping power than the AMG high-performance steel composite brake system which is fitted as standard.

July 2015

Mercedes AMG GT and GTS option packs announced

The most obvious is carbon ceramic brake discs, distinguished by gold rather than red painted callipers. Price £5,995.

Premium Package at £4,195 comprises fixed panoramic sunroof with interior blind, Keyless-Go pacxkage, reversing camera, Burmester surround sound system with 10 high performance speakers, AMG illuminated door sills, mirror package, and Parkatronic with visual and audible messages to assist the driver ewhen parking.

Driving Assistance Package at £995 comprises Lane Tracking package with Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keep Assist and Pre-Safe sustem, which includes a closing fintion for the side windows.

AMG Night Package at £795 comprises diamond radiator grille in black, high gloss hoghlights throuout the exterior and privacy glass for rear windows.

AMG Silver Chrome Package at £995 comprises diamond radiator grille in charome with matt silver louvre, air inlests in gloss black, chrome fins and privacy glass for rear windows.

AMG Carbon-Fibre Pagage at £3895 (or £2695 on Edition 1) comprises front splitter, exterior mirror housings, diffuser in rear apron and fins in wings all in Carbon Fibre, plus privacy glass for rear windows.

September 2016

AMG GT Roadster unveiled

With the two Roadster variants the Mercedes-AMG GT family has now increased to five members. The entry level into the Roadster world is the AMG GT with an output of 476PS. The AMG GT C Roadster adds a completely new output level, with 557PS.

The AMG GT C Roadster is also equipped with a lithium-ion battery, and has more exclusive appointments. Standard features include a nappa leather interior, the AMG performance steering wheel in nappa leather/DINAMICA microfibre and the additional transmission mode RACE.

Both Roadsters are quickly transformed from coupés to open-top sports cars. The fabric roof opens and closes in around eleven seconds, and can do this at speeds of up to 50km/h. The three soft top colours black, red and beige can be chosen to suit the eleven exterior and ten interior colours. The three-layered fabric soft top is supported by a magnesium/steel/aluminium structure of low weight, which helps to keep the centre of gravity low. Additional rollover protection is provided by an integrated aluminium cross-member with rollover bars.

The AMG GT C Roadster is equipped with the AMG performance exhaust system as standard to obtain an even more emotive sound experience. Two variably adjustable flaps modulate the exhaust note of the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadsters authentically and directly.

The two AMG Roadster variants have adopted a special technical highlight from the AMG GT R: the active air management system. Vertical louvres located in the lower area directly behind the front fascia can be opened and closed by an electric motor in around one second. This ensures that the cooling performance is according to need. Always achieving the optimum position requires highly intelligent and fast control.

February 2019

Updated AMG GT prices and specs revealed

The new Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé and Roadster are available to order, with prices starting from £104,130 for the GT Coupé and from £115,730 for the GT Roadster.

The refreshed AMG GT features new exhaust tailpipes; exterior styling enhancements; new LED High Performance headlamps; and front and rear view camera, with parking sensors and parking assistant.

The AMG GT Coupé and Roadster feature a hand-built ‘hot inside V’ V8 4.0-litre petrol engine and an AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed sports transmission.

The GT Coupé and Roadster produce 476PS and 630Nm of torque. The GT can travel from 0 to 62mph in 4.0 seconds and has a top speed of 189mph (188mph for the GT Roadster). The GT Coupé delivers 23.5-23.0mpg on the combined cycle and emits 261g/km of CO2, while the Roadster delivers 23.3-23.0mpg and emits 262g/km of CO2.

The GT S Coupé and Roadster have an output of 522PS and 670Nm of torque. They can reach 62mph in 3.8 seconds and while the Roadster has a top speed of 191mph, the Coupé can reach 193mph. The GT S delivers 23.3-23.0mpg on the combined cycle in the Coupé (23.2-23.0mpg in the Roadster) and emits 262 g/km of CO2.

The GT C Coupé and Roadster produce 557PS and 680 Nm of torque, and can travel from 0 to 62mph in 3.7 seconds. The Coupé has a top speed of 197mph, while the Roadster can reach 196mph. The GT C emits 284 g/km of CO2 and the Coupé delivers up to 22.1-21.9mpg on the combined cycle, while the Roadster delivers 21.9-21.9mpg.

The GT Coupé and Roadster comes as standard with LED High Performance headlamps with Adaptive Highbeam Assist; 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster; electrically extending rear aerofoil; AMG performance steering wheel in nappa leather with touch control buttons; AMG Track Pace; AMG drive unit with centre console in V8 design; 19-inch AMG five-twin-spoke alloy wheels; heated seats; AMG performance exhaust system; Keyless-Go starting function; automatic climate control; silver chrome trim package trim with black nappa leather upholstery; and parking assist.

The GT S adds electronically controlled AMG rear axle limited-slip differential lock; 19-inch/20-inch ten-spoke AMG alloy wheels; and AMG Ride Control sports suspension with adjustable damper system.

The GT C adds AMG rear axle steering; Keyless-Go package; Mirror package including electrically-folding mirrors and automatically dimming exterior driver’s mirror and rear-view mirror; and Burmester surround sound system.

There are a number of option packages available. The Premium package – standard on the GT C Coupé and Roadster - costs £3,495 (£2,995 for the Roadster) and includes Keyless-Go package; Mirror package including automatically dimming rear-view mirror and driver’s door mirror and electrically folding exterior mirrors; Burmester surround sound system; Panoramic sunroof (Coupés only); and AMG door sill panels in brushed stainless steel with ‘AMG’ lettering, illuminated in white.

The Driving Assistance package is available for £1,695 (only available in conjunction with the Premium package) and comprises Blind Spot Assist; Lane Keeping Assist; Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC; and Pre-Safe anticipatory safety system.

The AMG Carbon Fibre package can be added for £4,495 and includes diffuser in the rear apron in carbon fibre; exterior mirror housings in carbon fibre; air inlet grille in the front apron in high-gloss black; front splitter in carbon fibre; and rear windows with privacy glass (Coupé only).

The AMG Chrome package is available for £1,395 and comprises front splitter in silver chrome; diffuser trim in silver chrome; air inlet grille in the front apron in matt black; inserts in the side skirts in silver chrome; rear side window with privacy glass (Coupé only); and trim strip in the diffuser in high-gloss chrome.

For £995 the AMG Night package can be added and includes front splitter in high-gloss black; exterior mirror housings in high-gloss black; exhaust tips in black; inserts in side skirts in high-gloss black; and trim strip in the diffuser insert in high-gloss black.

March 2019

Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster announced

Limited to 750 worldwide, the AMG GT R Roadster shares a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine with the rest of the range. It produces 585PS and hits 62mph in 3.6 seconds. Top speed is 197mph. Prices to be announced.

June 2019

Prices announced for Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster

The new Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster is now available to order, with prices starting from £178,675.

The GT R Roadster uses a handbuilt biturbo 4.0-litre V8 engine, which has an output of 585PS and 700Nm of torque. It can travel from 0 to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 197mph. It can achieve between 16.9–22.6 mpg (WLTP) on the combined cycle and emits 284 g/km of CO2 (NEDC).

The Roadster features a triple-layered light-weight fabric soft top with a structure consisting of aluminium, magnesium and steel which is fitted with an acoustic mat to reduce noise. The soft top can be opened and closed within 11 seconds and can be operated at speeds of up to 31mph. It is available in a choice of three colours: black, red or beige.

The GT R Roadster comes as standard with ­LED High Performance headlights with Adaptive Highbeam Assist; active aerodynamics which allows more precise handling and better road adhesion; AMG performance seats in Style Exclusive nappa leather upholstery; AMG performance exhaust; AMG Drive Unit including traction control; manually adjustable aerofoil; yellow brake calipers; climatised seats with memory package; air scarf with neck level heating; Driving Assistance pack including Active Distance Distronic and Blind Spot Assist; 10.25-inch media display and 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster; Burmester high end surround sound system; AMG Interior Night package; AMG matt carbon fibre trim including centre console and door trim strip in carbon fibre; and DINAMICA roof liner.

For £5,995, customers can add the AMG high-performance ceramic composite braking system.



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