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Mercedes AMG GT R and GT Roadster Launched in India!

Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India today has launched two new AMG models- the AMG GT R and its topless cousin, the AMG GT Roadster. This year AMG also completes 50 years in India and Mercedes has extended its celebrations in India by launching these two beasts. The GT R has been priced at Rs. 2.23 crore whereas the GT Roadster has been priced at Rs. 2.19 crore (all India ex-showroom).

Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said“We are excited to pursue the #50YearsOfAMG celebrations in India, and what better way to celebrate it than by introducing the Beast of the Green Hell – the Mercedes-AMG GT R – and the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster. AMG brings race-bred genes from the most challenging tracks in the world to the world’s best driving road. Bringing in the fastest cars from the fastest family in the world is proof of the increasing importance of India as a market and its potential for performance sports cars. We are confident that these two sensational sports cars will entice Mercedes-AMG enthusiasts in India and redefine the performance motoring segment altogether.”

AMG GT Roadster

Standard features in the AMG GT R include a Panamericana grille, AMG Traction control, AMG electronic rear-axle limited-slip differential, AMG RIDE CONTROL sports suspension, AMG Performance exhaust system with titanium elements, AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission, Carbon-fibre roof, Exclusive light weight AMG Performance 10-twin-spoke forged wheels, AMG Interior Night package, AMG Performance steering wheel in black DINAMICA microfiber with top-stitching

Both the cars are powered by a similar 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 engine which is different tunes in both the machines. Here are the detailed tech specs of the same-

Technical specifications of the Mercedes-AMG GT R

 

Performance Data Mercedes-AMG GT R
Engine arrangement/cylinders

4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine

Displacement 3982cc
Power 585 hp @ 6250 rpm
Torque 700 Nm @ 1900-5500 rpm
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 3.6 seconds
Top Speed 318 km/h

 

Technical specifications of the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

 

Performance Data Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster
Engine arrangement/cylinders 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine
Displacement 3982cc
Power 476 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque 630 Nm @ 1700-5000 rpm
Acceleration (0-100 km/h) 4.0 seconds
Top Speed 302 km/h

 

Stay tuned to Exhibit Auto for more such news and updates from the Auto Industry and don’t forget to check out our Live video from the event.

 

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