The new German sports car 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT model year is presented September 9, in Germany for a narrow range of automotive journalists. The official world premiere of the new public and 2018-2019 Mercedes AMG G T in October Paris You Motor Show . Auto novelty designed sports department of 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GmbH German company 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz and will be the first sign of a new brand of 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG.
According to the head of AMG Mёrsa Tobias (Tobias Moers) new 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG G Ti will not replace discontinued by the super-punishment 2018-2019 Mercedes SLS AMG, but is more compact and, most importantly, more affordable option of a sports coupe. According to preliminary estimates, the price of the basic version of the 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT with a 462 horsepower engine will be from 118 thousand. Euros, the cost of a more powerful version of the 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S c 510 horses under the hood starts from 137 thousand. Euro. The new sports car from AMG is a direct competitor for the perfect sports car Porsche 911 . The Russian orders for the new German sports car from AMG will take in January-February .
Official video and photo materials allow to contemplate not only the design of the exterior and interior of the new German sports car 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT, but a glimpse into the engine compartment and the trunk, and to consider the bodywork and chassis.
To begin with, that the body of the new AMG GT to 93.64% consists of aluminum (20.28% – castings, 46.97% – extrusion, 26.39% – cladding), magnesium alloy parts occupy – 1 4%, all steel components of 0.83% (luggage compartment), the remainder up to 4.13% of other metals and alloys. It is expressed as a percentage, but a clearer picture detail. The total mass of the space of the body of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG Jeet excluding hinged panels just 231 kg, the total weight of hinged panels – 62.5 kg of them on the side doors is necessary to 25.8 kg, hood – 14.84 kg, the front wings – 7.05 kg, the boot lid is made of steel and are drawn to 14.81 kg. The mass of the car in running order is 1540-1570 kg.
- External dimensions of the body of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT amount to 4546 mm long, 1939 mm wide, 1289 mm high, 2600 mm wheelbase and 125 mm ground clearance (clearance).
AMG GT version comes standard with 255/35 R19 tires for the front axle and 295/35 R19 for the rear, a more powerful version of AMG GT S is equipped with tires 265/35 R19 front and 295/30 R20 rear, forged wheels R19-R20.
Outside view of the new three-door 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG G Tee (fastback body with two hinged side doors and tailgate) demonstrates the classic proportions of a sports car with front engine and rear wheel drive. German Autonovelties built under the scheme transaxle (spatial bodywork, the engine is mounted behind the front axle within the framework Preselektivnaya 7-speed robotized gearbox with two clutch discs AMG Speed Shift DCT 7 at the rear axle, driveshaft carbon weighing only 4 kg) .
Such location of the engine and gearbox enabled to achieve near-perfect weight distribution 47:53 (most of the accounts for the rear wheels), as in sports cars with mid-engine layout.
So we face a real predator on wheels, ready for lightning-fast jump or if you prefer, temperamental and aggressive car that can only look to make fall in love with yourself.
The front end 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT with a huge false radiator grille, larger side air intakes and lower compact air duct, which is located on the bumper forming the nose of the car. The front fairing is made in the best traditions of AMG sports cars with aerodynamics in mind, the need for cooling of the engine and the brakes. Original shaped headlights LED flaunt completely filling, from garlands daytime running lights and turn indicators, finishing beam and high beam.
Profile of a body with a long hood, in the depths of which easily accommodated the latest 4.0-liter V8 biturbo (model M178), a miniature dome cupola roof, compact side doors, perfect if derived compass radius of the wheel arches, stylish exterior mirrors on thin legs, fine lines rear wings and tail.
Rear with a magnificent bumper in the plane which are integrated diffuser, trapezoid exhaust system and optional LED brake light, stylish and original marker lamps horizontal configuration with LED filling (in each envelope 18 LEDs), curvaceous fender flares and a compact door trunk equipped with an active spoiler.
Salon AMG GT sports two-seater, with a bright and memorable exterior design, premium materials, finishes and an extensive list of the basic and optional equipment. The interior trim is dominated by leather, suede, brushed metal and carbon fiber. The driver’s cabin is associated with jet pilot’s seat provides the collected landing, compact steering wheel trimmed from the bottom rim – wheel.
The dashboard with speedometer and tachometer in the deep wells supplemented by a large color multifunction trip computer screen, color screen multimedia complex Online Comand with a diagonal 7-NIL and even 8-NIL inches, a number of deflectors ventilation – like a jet nozzle, a great add-on wide central tunnel with a complete set of controls.
The only pity is that already the first reviews of journalists talking about very poor ergonomics of the cabin of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT . This mainly concerns just the superstructure above the tunnel: the armrest and joystick gearshift control is strongly shifted back, knobs and buttons as if from budget cars right hand must be kept constantly on the steering wheel or on the handheld entertainment system. Location of the driver behind the wheel and interior ergonomics obviously do not have a comfortable and relaxed movement, hold, so to speak, in a tone – a sports car after all.
But the trunk of the German news will delight the ability to carry up to 350 liters of cargo, only the luggage compartment lid will have to be raised and lowered his hands – the drive is not provided.
As the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG G Tee will receive basic equipment electric seats, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, 8-NIL airbags, Collision Prevention Assist Plus, Adaptive Brake, Attention Assist and tire pressure sensors. During the Pre-Safe system, parking sensors and a reversing camera, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Traffic Sign Assist and, of course, multimedia complex Online Comand have to pay extra.
Technical characteristics of 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT model year with a fully independent suspension of all wheels – double wishbone scheme, the suspension elements from forged aluminum – Kit, arms and steering knuckles, brake disc diameter of 360 mm front and rear, adaptive chassis AMG Ride Control, a limited slip differential rear wheels, electromechanical power steering, multi-mode system stabilization.
The engine under the hood AMG GT 4,0-liter V8 with two turbochargers Borg Warner (462 600 Nm hp) gearbox AMG Speed Shift DCT 7. The motor and gearbox provide dynamic acceleration of up to 100 mph for 4.0 seconds, top speed is limited electronics at the turn of 304 mph, the average fuel consumption of at least 9.3 liters.
Powerful version of 2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S has the same architecture of the suspension, as well as basic version AMG GT, but … in the presence of electronically controlled shock absorbers (for the basic version available as an option), chip in the face of AMG Dynamic Select (selection mode racks, power steering, electronic differential lock of the rear wheels), the diameter of the brake discs front 390 mm, rear 360 mm (optional ceramic brakes are 402 mm for the front wheels and 360 mm rear), and, of course, more powerful engine V8 4.0 biturbo (510 hp 650 Nm) is also paired with a robotic 7-speed transmission AMG Speed Shift DCT. Tandem engine and gearbox German novelty shoot up to 100 mph in 3.8 seconds, the electronics will not allow to be dispersed faster 310 mph, fuel consumption in combined mode is claimed at 9.4 liters.