2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster with 557 PS (549 HP)
Aimed at those who want to go beyond Mercedes S, it has wide hips and rear steering of R.
|2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster|
The debut at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe facelift coincides with the birth of a new model of the sports range of the Star, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C with its 557 PS (549 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 Roadster and GT C Roadster, with the 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine is boosted to deliver 557 PS (549 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.
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 them there are the rear wheel arches widened (+57 mm compared in GT and GT S) to accommodate a wider track, the rear axle with active steering and sports suspension with variable dampers, adaptive damping AMG Ride control. There is even the 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.
Edition 50 for half a century of AMG
At launch, the only available version is the Mercedes-AMG GT C 50 Edition 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 imprinted with logo “GT Edition 50“.
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