Watch: New Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe spotted testing
The new Mercedes-AMG GT has been spotted testing in a new video that emerged online. Slated to debut later this year, the new Mercedes-AMG GT is expected to break cover soon, giving us the full video of the production model. The high-performance luxury car shares its platform with the Mercedes-AMG Roadster. This could give us an idea of what the upcoming AMG GT is going to look like.
The current generation Mercedes-AMG GT comes as a well-capable sportscar that has already made its mark against the mighty Porsche 911. In that case, the upcoming model too will have big shoes to fill. Mercedes-AMG marked the end of the line for the current generation AMG GT with the record-setting Black Series AMG GT Coupe. Expect the upcoming model to promise something even bigger.
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Speaking about the upcoming AMG GT, the video reveals two versions of the car. The first one is a V8-powered GT63 which is the top-tier variant, while the base model is a GT53. Expect the new Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe to come with a hybrid powertrain technology onboard as well. This would not only boost the performance of the car but enhance its efficiency as well.
The new Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe is expected to come with a similar powertrain as the Mercedes-AMG GT63 S E Performance four-door coupe. This hybrid sedan gets a twin-turbo V8 engine combined with a rear-mounted electric motor. This powertrain churns out a combined output of 831 hp and 1,467 Nm of maximum torque. This engine is mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission and a two-speed transmission for the electric motor.
In terms of performance, the Mercedes-AMG GT63 S E Performance is capable of sprinting from 0-100 kmph in only 2.9 seconds. Expect the lightweight new AMG GT Coupe to deliver even superior performance.