The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé is the latest addition to the AMG GT family and is the most powerful and luxurious yet. This four-door sports car combines the performance and design of the AMG GT two-seater with the comfort and practicality of a four-seater. It is the top of the model portfolio, offering a range of features and options that make it stand out from the crowd.
The design: A blend of elegance and aggression
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé has a distinctive and dynamic appearance, with a long hood, a low roofline, and a muscular rear end. The front fascia features the signature AMG Panamericana grille, flanked by LED high-performance headlamps and large air intakes. The side profile showcases the frameless doors, the flush door handles, and the aerodynamically optimized wheels. The slim LED taillights, the active rear spoiler, and the trapezoidal exhaust tips dominate the rear end.
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé is available in two variants: the GT 55 4MATIC+ and the GT 63 S 4MATIC+. The GT 55 4MATIC+ has a chrome-plated diamond grille, silver brake calipers, and 19-inch AMG 10-spoke light-alloy wheels. The GT 63 S 4MATIC+ has a black diamond grille, red brake calipers, and 20-inch AMG cross-spoke forged wheels. Both variants can be customized with a variety of exterior colors, packages, and accessories.
The performance: A masterpiece of engineering
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé is powered by a handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine, which delivers different levels of output depending on the variant. The GT 55 4MATIC+ produces 469 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, while the GT 63 S 4MATIC+ produces 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. Both variants are equipped with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed transmission, which offers fast and smooth gear changes, and the AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive, which provides optimal traction and stability.
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé also features a number of technologies and systems that enhance the driving dynamics and handling. These include the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT, which allows the driver to choose from six driving modes: Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport+, Race, and Individual. The AMG ACTIVE RIDE CONTROL is an adaptive suspension system with active roll stabilization. The AMG DYNAMIC PLUS package, which is available for the GT 63 S 4MATIC+, and includes active rear-axle steering, dynamic engine and transmission mounts, and a RACE mode with drift function.
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé is capable of reaching impressive speeds and acceleration. The GT 55 4MATIC+ can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 183 mph. The GT 63 S 4MATIC+ can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 196 mph.
The interior: A fusion of luxury and technology
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé offers a spacious and comfortable interior, with a 2+2 seating configuration and a generous trunk capacity. The seats are upholstered in high-quality leather and have heating, ventilation, and massage functions. The driver and the front passenger also have adjustable lumbar and thigh support. The rear seats can be folded to create more luggage or cargo space.
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé also offers a state-of-the-art infotainment system with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen display. The system features the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience), which is a smart and intuitive interface that can be controlled by voice, touch, or gestures. The system also features the AMG TRACK PACE, which is a virtual race engineer that records and analyzes the driving performance on the track. The system also supports wireless charging, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a Burmester surround sound system.
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé also offers high safety and assistance, with a range of features and systems that help the driver and the passengers. These include the PRE-SAFE, which prepares the vehicle for an imminent collision by tightening the seat belts, closing the windows, and activating the hazard lights. The ATTENTION ASSIST which monitors the driver’s attention and alerts them if they show signs of fatigue or distraction. The Active Brake Assist warns the driver of a potential collision and applies the brakes if necessary. The Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC which maintains a safe distance from the vehicle ahead and adjusts the speed according to the traffic situation. The Active Steering Assist which helps the driver stay in the lane and avoid collisions with other vehicles or pedestrians.
The price: A premium for a premium
The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé is not a cheap car, as it reflects the high quality and performance that it offers. The GT 55 4MATIC+ has a starting price of $99,950, while the GT 63 S 4MATIC+ has a starting price of $161,900. These prices do not include the destination charge, taxes, fees, or optional features. The Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé is expected to go on sale in the US in early 2024.