Mercedes-AMG unveiled two new variants of the GT family, the AMG GT Roadster and the AMG GT C Roadster. Both share the same 4.0 litre V8 Twin-Turbo engine with 7 Speed AMG SpeedShift DCT Transmission. While the GT Roadster produces 476 hp @ 6000 rpm and 630 Nm of torque @ 1700 – 5000 rpm, the GT C Roadster is tuned to produce 557 hp @ 5750 – 6750 rpm and 680 Nm of torque @ 1900 – 5750 rpm.
The GT Roadster features an AMG Sports suspension, and the GT C Roadster has AMG Ride Control sport suspension with adaptive adjustable damping. Both are rear wheel drive. The GT C comes with rear-axle steering and electronically controlled rear diff, borrowed from the GT R. The GT comes with 4 modes – C, S, S+, I and the more powerful GT C features an additional ‘Race’ mode.
Both convertibles have a fabric roof (available in black, beige, and a gorgeous red) that can open or close in around 11 seconds and it can do it while the car is going 50 kilometers per hour. The two AMG GT Roadsters will arrive in dealers in the fall of 2017. Pricing was not disclosed.
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