Mercedes-Benz announced that UK customers are not able to order their brand new Mercedes-AMG GT. The latest German sports car will arrive in the UK in April 2015 and will start at 97,195 GBP, while the Mercedes-AMG GT S will cost 110,495 GBP. The most expensive model, the Mercedes-AMG GT S Edition 1 will start at 122,745 GBP.
The first examples to arrive in the UK are the GT S and GT S Edition 1 versions, powered by a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine that produces 510 hp at 6,250 rpm and 650 Nm of torque at 4,750 rpm. The GT S is able to hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.8 seconds, while top speed achieved is 193 mph or 310 km/h.
The Mercedes-AMG GT will debut in in the UK in late 2015 and will use the same dry sump engine as the GT S, but detuned at 462 hp at 6,000 rpm and 600 Nm of torque between 1,600 and 5,000 rpm. This model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.0 seconds, while top speed is 189 mph or 304 km/h.
Mercedes-AMG GT will arrive as standard with 19-inch wheels, a mechanical limited slip differential, an AMG performance exhaust, Comand Online with an 8.4-inch screen, an AMG sports suspension and an adjustable rear wing. The GT S gets 20-inch rear wheels, red brake calipers, an electronically-controlled rear differential and AMG Ride Control sports suspension with three selectable modes.
The GT S Edition one receives a fixed rear wing, new front splitter, high-gloss silver and black 19-inch wheels on the front/20-inch wheels at the rear, a carbon fiber roof, black mirror covers and matching window surrounds, rear diffuser and black exhaust tips. AMG sport seats will be available as an option and will cost 1,895 GBP, while the GT S Edition 1 will get them as standard.
If you want to driver your vehicle on the track, then the AMG high-performance ceramic composite braking system is a must and costs 5,995 GBP. For 4,195 GBP you can get the Premium Pack and your vehicle will receive a reversing camera, a mirror package, a fixed panoramic sunroof, a powerful 640W Burmester sound system and keyless-go.