Mercedes-Benz Automobiles Center East unveiled its flagship mannequin, the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Coupé, within the area at an unique occasion on the brand-new Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
Held in the course of the remaining race weekend of the Method One season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the launch occasion was attended by five-time Method One world champion and Mercedes-Benz driver, Lewis Hamilton, who introduced the automotive to media and visitors in attendance.
Commenting on the success of the launch occasion at this yr’s Method One Championship, Lennart Mueller-Teut, Head of Advertising and Communications, Mercedes-Benz Automobiles Center East, stated, “It brings us nice pleasure to have unveiled the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Coupé within the area. Mercedes-Benz and AMG have come collectively to create a automotive that seamlessly embodies our racing heritage, in addition to our imaginative and prescient for the longer term with a automotive that delivers energy, driving enjoyable, and on a regular basis utility in a method few automobiles can match.”
The putting silhouette and dynamics of the Mercedes-AMG GT Four Door Coupé, places the brand new mannequin within the portfolio of its two-door brother at first look. The expressive design with the low bonnet, dominant entrance and muscular physique language emphasises the sporty genes of the four-door coupé. The mannequin delivers a prime velocity of as much as 315 km/h and driving dynamics that cuts an effortlessly superior determine. The 6-cylinder in-line and V8 engines permit for a totally new driving expertise.
Clear at first sight: the AMG GT household membership
The brand new AMG GT Four-Door Coupé follows the design philosophy of Sensual Purity. It takes on the putting proportions and the muscular physique of the AMG GT household.
The Airpanel in entrance of the middle cooling air inlet improves the automotive’s aerodynamic effectivity. The AMG-specific radiator safety grille, frameless aspect home windows, a flat windscreen, the Shark Nostril and the entrance apron with its enhanced Jet Wing additionally lend the mannequin the hallmark presence of the AMG GT household.
The rear view of the brand new coupé picks up on acquainted options of the AMG GT design idiom: extraordinarily slim LED tail lights outline the hallmark boot sill line, the rear aerofoil extendable in a number of levels underscores the household affiliation.
The 2 eight-cylinder fashions might be recognized by way of the three horizontal louvres within the aspect entrance air intakes. The six-cylinder variant, in the meantime, has one louvre in every of the air inlet grilles, spherical twin tailpipe trims and a considerably much less pronounced rear diffuser.
“The brand new AMG GT Four-Door Coupé is the last word four-door sports activities automotive and the perfect ambassador for Efficiency Luxurious”, stated Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer Daimler AG. “It embodies a symbiosis of emotion and intelligence with breathtaking proportions and a puristic, surface-oriented design with sensuous shapes. It’s each scorching and funky on the similar time.”
Visible emphasis on demand: the outside packages
The brand new AMG GT Four-Door Coupé gives an in depth portfolio of exterior gear packages, which can be utilized so as to add totally different highlights when it comes to design. The Night time Package deal includes high-gloss black trim, while, for instance, the Chrome package deal emphasises the luxurious character of the automotive with trim and an insert in high-gloss chrome. Two Carbon-Fibre Packages supply totally different variations of carbon-fibre trim, while the optionally available Aerodynamics package deal provides the automotive a good sportier look and is a brand new function on this phase. It consists of further practical options in high-gloss black, the Jet‑Wing in Silver Shadow within the entrance apron and the fastened rear aerofoil and in addition naturally reduces carry at greater speeds. With the V8 fashion package deal the six-cylinder mannequin can be outfitted with design options from the eight-cylinder variations.
Prime sporting efficiency: V8 biturbo engines with as much as 470 kW (639 hp)
The output of the AMG Four.Zero-litre V8 biturbo engine has been enhanced additional for the brand new Mercedes‑AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+. It delivers 470 kW (639 hp) and a most torque of 900 Nm, which is on the market over a large engine velocity vary from 2500 to 4500 rpm. Acceleration from Zero to 100 km/h in three.2 seconds clearly illustrates this, as does the utmost velocity of 315 km/h.
Direct response: the 2 twin-scroll exhaust-gas turbochargers
For the primary time, Mercedes-AMG is combining some great benefits of twin-scroll know-how within the V8 engine with turbine wheels mounted in anti-friction bearings, decreasing friction to an absolute minimal contained in the exhaust-gas turbocharger. The dual-scroll know-how additionally ensures that the exhaust fuel circulate is optimally utilized.
Improved effectivity: the clever AMG Cylinder Administration
For max effectivity, Mercedes-AMG has additionally outfitted the V8 engines with the AMG Cylinder Administration cylinder deactivation system. Within the partial-load vary, cylinders two, three, 5 and eight are deactivated, which crucially reduces the gasoline consumption. The transition between these two working states is fast, quick and torque-neutral, so the occupants wouldn’t have to relinquish any consolation.
Highly effective and versatile: six-cylinder engine with revolutionary hybrid perform
The brand new mannequin is obtainable because the Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC+ with the revolutionary AMG six-cylinder inline engine.
The EQ Increase starter-alternator combines a starter motor and alternator in a strong electrical motor. Together with environment friendly charging with the electrical further compressor (eZV) and exhaust air turbocharger, this helps make sure the hallmark AMG efficiency and driving dynamics. With an acceleration from zero to 100 km/h in simply Four.5 seconds, it achieves a prime velocity of 285 km/h.
Extra power for but extra improvements: the brand new 48-volt on-board energy provide
The EQ Increase starter-alternator generates the facility for the 48 V on-board electrical system – utilizing a DC/DC converter to provide the traditional 12 V community for the lights, cockpit, infotainment shows and management models. The 48 V will increase the battery capability of the automotive, which means that extra electrical power is accessible for brand spanking new features.
Emotive gearshifting expertise: the AMG SPEEDSHIFT transmission
The AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G 9-speed transmission is specifically tuned to the necessities of the eight-cylinder variants of the brand new four-door AMG GT. The extensively tailor-made software program allows extraordinarily brief shift occasions, quick a number of downshifts and delivers an particularly emotive gearshifting expertise. There’s additionally a RACE START perform, making certain optimum acceleration.
Construction made in Affalterbach: the inflexible AMG bodyshell
One goal throughout improvement of the brand new AMG GT was to anchor the genes of a sports activities automotive within the bodyshell. This was achieved by analyzing strategies from racing to realize most efficiency. The very inflexible entrance part ensures exact steering and higher suggestions for the driving force.
Within the space of the middle and tail finish of the car new reinforcement ideas have been used at the side of state-of-the-art CRP plastics. This, along with additional particular person measures plus shut networking with Chassis Improvement ensured that the four-door AMG GT was given an optimum foundation for top lateral dynamics potential.
Dynamism made in Affalterbach: the AMG chassis engineering
On the six-cylinder mannequin a suspension with metal springs and adjustable damping is used as commonplace. The suspension on the eight-cylinder variants is predicated on the absolutely load-bearing multi chamber air suspension AMG RIDE CONTROL+.
Together with the broad monitor width and the configuration for giant tyre dimensions, wheel location and spring parts facilitate excessive lateral acceleration, while the low unsprung plenty promote the agile driving really feel additional.
The rear axle differential additionally has a brand new specifically strengthened mount to enhance the NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) traits. An anti-roll bar product of tubular materials reduces the general weight of the rear axle.
Clever all-wheel drive: AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+
The transition from rear-wheel to all-wheel drive and vice versa is seamless with the AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive. The absolute best torque cut up is constantly computed based on the driving circumstances and driver’s enter. Alongside traction and lateral dynamics, the all-wheel drive additionally improves the longitudinal dynamics for much more highly effective acceleration.
The Drift Mode is appropriate for absolutely variable torque distribution; within the S model of the four-door AMG GT it’s commonplace, and within the different fashions it’s obtainable as an choice. This may be activated within the “RACE” drive program utilizing the shift paddles. The Drift Mode permits the mannequin to show right into a purely rear-wheel drive automotive.
Optimum traction: rear-axle limited-slip differential
To enhance traction and dynamism the AMG GT 63 S has an electronically managed locking differential on the rear axle as normal. The driving force is ready to speed up out of corners earlier and with extra energy. The car stays extra secure when braking from excessive velocity, whereas the limited-slip differential additionally improves traction when accelerating from relaxation. The digital locking differential is a part of the Dynamic Plus package deal and on this mixture, it’s also optionally out there for all additional variants of the four-door AMG GT.
Enhanced agility and precision: the lively rear-wheel steering
The AMG GT Four-Door Coupé responds much more sensitively to steering instructions because of the lively rear axle steering. The system facilitates mixture of agility and stability, reinforcing the dynamism and dealing with security.
As much as a velocity of 100 km/h, the rear wheels level in the other way to the entrance wheels by way of two electrical actuator motors. Consequently, the automotive turns into corners with considerably larger agility.
Good management and fade-resistant: the AMG high-performance braking techniques
Consistent with the excessive output values and their related efficiency the eight-cylinder fashions have a large-dimensioned brake system consisting of compound discs with 6-piston fastened calipers on the entrance and single-piston floating brake calipers on the rear.
The six-cylinder mannequin can also be outfitted with internally ventilated and perforated compound brake discs with brake calipers painted silver gray.
Fluid science: the lively aerodynamics
A big contribution in the direction of the excessive driving dynamics and dealing with security is made by the lively aerodynamics, which has been tuned to the particular necessities of the four-door coupé in in depth simulations, wind tunnel exams and street testing. The primary elements are the lively air management system AIRPANEL within the entrance apron and the compact, multi-stage retractable and increasing rear spoiler.
As an unique in its market phase the brand new AMG GT Four-Door Coupé can be outfitted with an Aerodynamics package deal on request.
But extra differentiation in driving experiences: AMG DYNAMICS
Relying on the engine there are as much as six drive packages to select from within the four-door AMG GT: “Slippery”, “Consolation”, “Sport”, “Sport+”, “RACE” and “Particular person”. These ranges are selectable by way of the gearshift paddle within the middle console and saved with the brand new drive program attribute AMG DYNAMICS, which might be adjusted to match the AMG GT Four-Door Coupé’s dealing with traits to totally different calls for and driving circumstances in a way more differentiated approach.
Behind the umbrella time period AMG DYNAMICS are the agility features “Primary”, “Superior”, “Professional” and “Grasp”, that are mechanically chosen by the respective drive program.
Gran Turismo with ultramodern operation: the brand new AMG inside
The inside presents a symbiosis of efficiency and exclusivity and integrates an ultramodern, new sort of working system into the environment of a Gran Turismo. Illuminated turbine-look air vents refine the high-quality impression and underline the sporty look.
Two high-resolution shows every measuring 12.three inches dominate the Widescreen Cockpit, which is commonplace within the V8 and non-compulsory within the inline 6-cylinder model. Three totally different types can be found for choice for these all-digital shows: “Basic”, “Sport” and the utterly new “Superspor”. Relying on the driving fashion or inside gear, the totally different types might be set at any time by way of the instrument cluster or the central show.
By way of the left-hand Contact Management Button on the steering wheel, most popular info might be projected onto the left- or right-hand aspect of the instrument – for instance, the basic speedometer and tachometer, info on navigation or help techniques by means of to detailed engine knowledge. Particularly sporty drivers also can fade in a g-force show or the present output and torque values.
Within the “Supersport” view there’s additionally in depth further AMG-specific info, comparable to a outstanding immediate to vary up a gear in guide transmission mode, harking back to motorsport.
The central show represents the interface to all additional content material and knowledge, resembling navigation, radio, media, phone and car knowledge.
Show buttons and capacitive switches: the progressive centre console
Impressed by the two-door Mercedes-AMG GT, the centre console of the brand new Four-door mannequin represents an extra particular function.
A brand new and distinctive function comes within the type of the color show buttons, built-in into the distinctive and tailored trim aspect, for the integral show and management of the transmission logics, suspension, ESP®, exhaust system, begin/cease perform and rear aerofoil.
One other new function at AMG are the capacitive switches immediately in entrance of the stylised centre-console V. The reversing digital camera, navigation, radio, media, phone and car settings could be operated by way of this proximity change. If the finger strikes inside a minimal distance from the panel the suitable image lights up immediately within the head unit and preselects the menu merchandise. The driving force doesn’t need to avert their gaze, as the suitable menu merchandise is proven concurrently within the multifunction show of the Widescreen Cockpit, representing an added bonus for dealing with security.
Area as wanted: 4 or 5 seats to go well with necessities
In terms of the seats, too, Mercedes-AMG proves that consolation and exclusivity needn’t battle with a performance-oriented car configuration. The driving force’s and entrance passenger seat might be configured in several situations. The choice ranges from the sporty, snug seat and a seat with elegant diamond quilting to a particularly contoured efficiency seat with an integral head restraint.
The four-door AMG GT additionally presents totally different seating configurations to satisfy all calls for for the rear, too. These vary from an asymmetrically folding rear bench seat for the household to 2 variants with two particular person seats respectively. The Excessive-Class variant has every part a enterprise sedan requires. The rear passengers can choose numerous options by way of a touchpad display built-in into the console between the seats.
The boot capability of as much as 395 litres is supplemented by round an extra 60 litres beneath the boot flooring.
The car as a digital race engineer: AMG TRACK PACE
With AMG TRACK PACE, drivers can really feel like Formulation 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, and seize and analyze intimately over 80 vehicle-specific knowledge in addition to occasions on the racetrack. AMG TRACK PACE is a further perform of the COMAND On-line infotainment system and is a part of the usual gear for the AMG GT Four-Door Coupé.
In addition to recording drives on circuits, AMG TRACK PACE can be used to register acceleration such because the dash from standstill to 100 km/h or over 1 / 4 of a mile in addition to deceleration values.
Sporty room perfume: gasoline for the senses
The inside of the brand new Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Coupé has one other world premiere in retailer. For the primary time an AMG automotive has its personal room perfume. It’s an interesting, sporty scent to match the spirit of the efficiency model.
The brand new AMG GT Four-Door Coupé may also be fitted with the ENERGIZING consolation management for improved driver-fitness security. This technique networks totally different car features such because the air con system, seat management, therapeutic massage features, steering wheel heating and ambient lighting, so as to chill out or refresh the driving force and passengers in a focused method with predefined packages.
World première and market launch
The brand new AMG GT Four-Door Coupé celebrates its world premiere on sixth March 2018 on the Geneva Motor Present. Gross sales launch of the primary four-door AMG GT is in summer time 2018.
The Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door V8 variants will probably be out there within the Center East area in This fall 2018 and the 6-cyl variants are anticipated within the area by Q1 2019
Technical knowledge at a look
|Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+||Mercedes-AMG GT 63 4MATIC+|
|Engine||Four.Zero-litre V8 with direct injection and twin turbochargers||Four.Zero-litre V8 with direct injection and twin turbochargers|
|Displacement||3982 cc||3982 cc|
|Output||470 kW (639 hp) at
|430 kW (585 hp) at
|Peak torque||900 Nm at 2500-4500 rpm||800 Nm at 2350-5000 rpm|
|Drive system||AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+ everlasting all-wheel drive with variable torque cut up and drift mode||AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+ everlasting all-wheel drive with variable torque cut up|
|Transmission||AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G||AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G|
|Gasoline consumption mixed
|11.2 l/100 km||11.2–11.Zero l/100 km|
|CO2 emissions – mixed||256 g/km||256–252 g/km|
|Weight (DIN/EC)||2045 kg/ 2120 kg||2025 kg/ 2100 kg|
|Acceleration Zero-100 km/h||three.2 s||three.Four s|
|Prime velocity||315 km/h||310 km/h|
|Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC+
|Engine||three.Zero-litre 6-cylinder in-line engine with exhaust fuel turbocharger and electrical auxiliary compressor|
|Output||320 kW (435 hp) at 6100 rpm|
|Add. output with EQ Increase||16 kW (22 hp)|
|Peak torque||520 Nm at 1800-5800 rpm|
|Add. torque with EQ Increase||250 Nm
|Drive system||AMG Efficiency 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive with absolutely variable torque distribution|
|Transmission||AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G|
|Gasoline consumption mixed
|9.Four–9.1 l/100 km
|CO2 emissions – mixed||215–209 g/km|
|Weight (DIN/EC)||1970 kg / 2045 kg|
|Acceleration Zero-100 km/h||Four.5 s|
|Prime velocity||285 km/h|
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