Mercedes-AMG GT / GT S


Mercedes-AMG GT / GT S - Gullwings are no longer part of the design, but the GT is still set to swoop in and snag buyers away from its archnemesis, the Porsche 911. Its three variants all have a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8. In the base model if anything at this level can be called base and the engine makes 456 hp. The GT S adds 47 hp, and in the halo GT R edition, engine revisions give it 577 hp. In our testing, we got a GT S from 0 to 60 mph in 3.0 seconds. We expect the GT R to be even quicker when it debuts in summer 2017.

Mercedes-AMG GT / GT S

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R

When it comes to packing maximum vehicular excitement in a single weekend, few places can match the sheer intensity of the Goodwood Festival of Speed. While excess of events held annually in the orbit of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and several other auto shows high profile suffer shortage of horsepower, few pack so many vehicular madness and crazy-in only four day weekend as Goodwood. As such, we can not think of a better place to be publicly released worm green light, 577 horsepower Mercedes-AMG GT R, variant focused highly anticipated performance track badge maker, the Mercedes-AMG GT.
To call outside "green" color of R GT debut is almost an understatement. Officially called AMG Green Hell Great, in honor of the nickname given to loop north Nürburgring by Jackie Stewart back in the day, and the enormous amount of time spent there for the GT R development, the matte finish is so intense that it seems as if it applied by dipping the GT R on the same Cuba where Bowling green are made.
Mercedes-AMG GT / GT S

Combine green finish with LED eyebrows on the headlights and large vents outboard and the front view has the feel of an amphibious predator angry. Grill, called Pan AMG and making his first appearance in the production of cars to GT R, is very similar to the unit used in the GT3 race car Mercedes-AMG and is intended to evoke the grid used in the 300SL that won 1952 Carrera Panamericana road race in Mexico. That works as well as it does with contemporary design otherwise the GT R is surprising and encouraging, as we heard the grid will appear in several products available in the near future.

The low average intake is totally modern and has electrically operated louvers direct air outlet for optimum efficiency. Closed for speed, which reduce drag; if necessary, be opened to send fresh air to the intercooler heat exchangers. A small carbon fiber splitter that is below the chin is said to increase downforce. The design of the front fenders (also made of carbon fiber) has been altered, resulting in an increased width of about 1.8 inches; the rear fenders are aluminum and increased by 2.2 inches wide against the standard model. Carbon fiber is also found on the roof, unpainted which not only saves weight but also provides a little respite in the sea of ​​green back and a manually adjustable diffuser and a spoiler. Look closely to detect a horizontal incision just below the hatch; it is there to help let out the heat of the new exhaust system mounted in the center

Hidden from view at the bottom is a new mobile airfoil front of the engine. This carbon fiber component automatically moves downward from 1.6 inches to 50 mph when the car is in Race mode, creating a Venturi effect, as Mercedes says, "sucks" the car to the road ; Lift the front axle is reduced by about 88 pounds to 155 mph, while leaving the downforce on the rear axle unchanged. When activated, an air outlet radiator opens to guide air to the rear diffuser double, that is said to improve handling stability of the rear axle, while the more routing cooling air brake rotors. Concerns about damage to the component bottoming are treated with a spring mounting system that allows it to flex up easily. A maximum speed of 198 mph R GT, the combined influence of all these aerodynamic characteristics increases downforce of 342 pounds in the standard AMG GT.


Mercedes-AMG GT / GT S
 
R GT chassis is also a study in weight savings. About 90 percent of the components are aluminum spaceframe, while a torque tube of carbon fiber between the engine and transaxle-like seven-speed in the predecessor GT, -se SLS said that 40 percent lighter than the component in the standard GT S. a carbon fiber reinforced underbody cross-shaped steel replaces the GT S, saving weight and increase torsional rigidity. A pair of carbon fiber reinforcement struts in the engine compartment are 50 percent lighter than their aluminum counterparts.

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