2018 Mercedes-AMG New GT C - Mercedes-AMG has actually taken a trip to the Detroit Automobile Program to present a brand-new version of the 911-fighting GT cars. Called GT C, the version ports nicely in between the GT S as well as the range-topping, track-ready GT R. Launched as an exchangeable in 2014, the GT C sports car is a high-performance version that uses a few of the method technology includes ushered in by the GT R in an extra easy to use plan. Power is supplied by a variation of AMG's common twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8 engine that produces 550 horse power from 5,750 to 6,750 rpm and also 502 pound-feet of torque over a wide array that extends from 1,900 to 5,750 rpm.
Every one of that grunt is carried to the back wheels by means of a seven-speed transmission managed by change paddles. The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C strikes 60 miles per hour from a dead stop in 3.7 secs, and also it takes place to a full throttle of 196 miles per hour. It's equally as fast to 60 miles per hour as the GT S, yet it's a lot more vibrant to own many thanks partly to a rear-wheel guiding system that boosts both dexterity as well as security.
The back wheels kip down the other instructions as the front wheels at rates of as much as 62 miles per hour making the C extra dexterous around bends. Past 62 miles per hour, they kip down the very same instructions as the front wheels in order to boost security. They just pivot at as much as 1.5 levels, however the distinction is quickly apparent both on and off the track.
Like all versions of the GT, the C puts on Mercedes' heritage-infused PanAmericana grille with 15 chromed upright slats. It attracts attention from its brother or sisters thanks to big, model-specific back wheels put under a collection of flared fenders. The cabin flaunts a set of sporting activity seats as well as an inclined facility console whose style is motivated by the powerful V8 engine under the hood.
Mercedes-AMG is commemorating its 50th wedding anniversary with a limited-edition variation of the GT C properly called Version 50. All Version 50 designs include a murdered-out appearance specified by a graphite grey magno paint work, black chrome cut throughout, black built alloy wheels, and also an edition-specific badge on the trunk cover.
Inside, Version 50 autos obtain two-tone black and also silver natural leather furniture with grey comparison sewing, a 12 o'clock mark on the guiding wheel, black trim accents, as well as actual carbon fiber trim. Silver safety belt as well as GT Version 50 symbols embossed in the headrests complete the unique appearance.
The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C will certainly take place sale in the coming months. Prices details hasn't already been launched yet. Manufacturing of the Version 50 design will certainly be restricted to simply 50 sports cars as well as 50 convertibles, though AMG hasn't already introduced the number of those have actually been allocated for the USA.