AMG's GT family started off as a coupe, later joined by a roadster, and then, most recently, supplemented with a 4-door coupe-sedan bodywork version. The GTs offer the peak of performance from AMG, ready for hot drives down a winding road or for a trip to the racetrack, all with a high level of luxury.
The AMG GT Coupe gains a new GT R Pro model for 2020 that adds upgraded suspension and improved aerodynamics along with visual enhancements in a limited-edition model that Mercedes-AMG says is ready for "professionals." Inside, Coupe and Roadster get a new center console, outside are revised headlights. Also new is a front camera and AMG Track Pace lap-timing telemetry. New on the 4-door is a three-seat rear bench option and a fixed glass roof option.
Mercedes-AMG offers the GT coupe in GT C and GT R as well as the GT R Pro. All come with a 4.0L twin-turbo V8, a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic, and are rear-wheel drive. The roadster comes only in GT C trim, sporting the same driveline. 4-door AMG GTs are offered as the GT 53, powered by an inline-six, and as the GT 63 and GT 63 S, both with all-wheel drive and a 4.0L V8 engine (made more powerful for the S). All 4-doors have a nine-speed automatic.
GT C models come with Ride Control three-stage adaptive damping with three selectable drive modes. They also have speed-sensitive power steering and rear-wheel steer. A special AMG 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster is standard, with various race and performance displays as well as special steering-wheel buttons to control the drive modes. Heated and ventilated front seats are standard with Nappa leather or microfibre coverings. A 10.25-inch infotainment system is standard with Burmester audio, Apple Carplay, and Android Auto. Active brake assist, adaptive high beams, blind spot assist, front and rear cameras, and adaptive braking are all standard, with adaptive cruise optional.
GT R models add a fixed rear wing and more aggressive wheels, along with carbon fibre and R-specific finishes inside. The R offers nine levels of traction control to allow for more flexibility for the driver without removing all of the assists. there is carbon fibre bracing underneath and a carbon fibre roof panel. GT R Pro adds adjustable suspension components, ceramic brakes, and carbon fibre trim.
GT 53 has a sport exhaust and composite brakes as well as active brake assist, crosswind assist, adaptive high beams, and blind-spot alerts but adds traffic sign recognition, car-to-x-communication, and heated windshield washers. Inside are heated AMG sport seats, 64-colour LED ambient lighting, and a 115-v electric outlet. A 12.3-inch digital dash is joined by a 12.3-inch infotainment display.
GT 63 adds ventilated seats, rapid heating front seats, 360-degree camera, and warmed door panels and armrests. GT 63 S adds a more powerful version of the 4.0L engine with race and drift modes for the dynamics control system.
Optional on GT 63 is a rear seating package with split-folding rear seats, two USB ports, and a rear cabin display. Comfort Package adds air purifying and cabin fragrance, and Intelligent Drive Package adds more active safety features including radar cruise, evasive steering assist, and enhanced stop-and-go. GT 63 S and GT 53 add heated seats to the rear seating package, along with a separate climate control zone. Comfort Package on 63 S and 53 adds air-bladder multicontour massage seats.
GT 53 adds a premium package with ventilated front seats, heated wheel, 360-camera, Burmester audio, soft-close doors, and Nappa upholstery.
Mercedes-AMG estimates fuel economy for the GT C Coupe at 15.3/11.4 L/100 km (city/highway). GT R Coupe is 15.9/11.8, and GT C Roadster is 15.2/11.4. The GT 53 is estimated to get 12.4/9.8, the GT 63 15.5/11.5 and the GT 63 S 15.6/11.5.
The AMG GT Coupe and Roadster compete with cars like Jaguar's F-Type, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Audi R8, and Porsche 911 Turbo, all of which offer extensive luxury and performance trimmings. The GT 4-Door is in line with Audi's S7 and RS7, the BMW 8 Series, and the Porsche Panamera.
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