2016 Mercedes GT AMG Replacement For SLS

By | 05/18/2014

The 2016 Mercedes GT AMG will have its premiere this fall at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. The new model will replace the SLS one, but it will inherit a lot of its attributes. This way, it will be as the SLS is a predecessor to the new GT AMG .The new model will have a lot of the details in common with the SLS, but it will also feature some additional perks strictly reserved for it. The model will lose the Benz part of the name, which is in a way a sign that this is a completely different thing from what the company offers on a daily basis. The new model is meant for passionate, aggressive and fierce drivers and this car represent their character to the fullest.  The new model will also inherit exterior and interior design language from the SLS, and it will be luxurious and fully-equipped, just like you expected. The vehicle will use a turbocharged V-8 engine, so the performance and specs should pass any buyer’s tests with flying colors. All in all, this model will, simply, amaze you.


2016 Mercedes GT AMG Lighter Than Its Predecessor

The 2016 Mercedes GT AMG should keep a similar look to that seen on the current SLS model. This is based on some information we have at the moment, though the exact look is still unknown. The front end should look quite as the one on the SLS; the grille and the shape are almost the same, but the model will feature some details which will distinct it. In addition, some smaller parts will be borrows from another Mercedes-Benz model, the E63 AMG, like the air intakes and similar. Moreover, the 2016 GT AMG will a platform made out of aluminum and high-strength steel, which will give it the sturdiness it needs, while keeping it light and thus easy to handle. The model should weigh around 3,300 pounds, which means it will be lighter than its predecessor for about 300 pounds, giving it the better fuel economy that the one SLS had.


2016 Mercedes GT AMG V-8 Engine

The 2016 Mercedes GT AMG will use a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 engine that generates 485 horsepower and 500lb-ft of torque. The unit will be paired with the dual-clutch seven-speed automatic transmission. The 2016 GT AMG will use a rear-wheel drive. The new model will be offered in two trim levels, the S and the Black Series, so we expect this car to offer one more engine, which should be more powerful that the aforementioned. Such unit is said to be able of generating more than 600 horsepower, but since this is unconfirmed information, we will have to wait until autumn to see if true.


2016 Mercedes GT AMG Release Date And Price

The 2016 Mercedes GT AMG will have its premiere at the 2014 Paris Auto Show this autumn and it will be released next year. There are no official reports regarding the price, but some rumors claim it will cost $115,000 for the entry level.

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