Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster 2017: sportsmanship open to the sky

Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017

So it looks like the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017 a convertible refined image with a soul radical.

During these last few months I’ve been telling you all about the development of the expected Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2017. Although the variant convertible the Mercedes-AMG GT has set its debut in society, to the imminent Paris motor show 2016, this morning the mark of the star has revealed all the details (both data and images) of the new model. And he cometh not alone, since along the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster made his debut also his brother, the more radical, the new Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster.

Combining the exclusivity that exudes all convertible of Mercedes-AMG with a mechanical high-performance and a technical section focused to provide maximum sporty driving experience, the new Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster come in for enrique a range, which recently saw the debut of the Mercedes-AMG GT R, the alternative, more radical model coupe.

Its exterior design features a sporty image that expresses strength thanks to the characteristic form of the Mercedes-AMG GT. Its prominent hood that seems to have no end or his profile as fluid stand out above the rest. The grill AMG or the new alloy wheels AMG 19-and 20-inch put a touch of distinction. The front and profile it presents only modifications with respect to the model of the body-coupe. However, the behind is another different story.

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2017

For their part, the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2017 is the variant soft-top convertible less powerful.

If we take a look at the rear area of the new Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2017 and Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017, we find numerous innovations to the naked eye. In the first place the look we will direct automatically to the exhaust system of high performance and are perfectly integrated into the design to keep the entire harmony of the same. The lag has also been worked to provide an excellent aerodynamic behavior.

despite their canvas roof practicable, the new Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster is able to keep to keep the proportions the muscular of the Mercedes-AMG GT. The canvas, as we have mentioned above has been created following a special manufacturing process “multi-layer” which enables us to offer an excellent acoustic and thermal insulation to guarantee comfort during the fly.

¿And what about the interior? If we take a look at the cabin we realize that echoes the exterior design. Both the upholstery and the finish and materials used are of first quality. Taking advantage of the introduction of the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster, the brand with the star presented a new upholstery beige Nappa with which it adds a plus of individuality and exclusivity. For the rest, and with the exception of the controls for opening or closing the roof, we are faced with an interior nearly identical to that of the model with the body coupe.

Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017 - interior

So it looks like the interior of the new Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017.

Going to the (mechanical, both models will use the same engine, although in the case of the GT C Roadster we find a greater power and benefits. In any case we speak of a – engine V8 4.0-liter Twin-Turbo. The Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster will throw 476 HP and 630 Nm of torque and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4 seconds. For their part, the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster will be 557 HP and 680 Nm that will enable you to complete the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds.

The engine is associated with a gearbox AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT seven-speed and double clutch. Send the power generated by the V8 biturbo engine to the rear axle. The transmission will offer three modes: C (Comfort), S (Sport) and S+ (Sport Plus). In the case of the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster we will find an extra mode called “RACE”, and focused to be used when we are driving in the circuit.

weight variation,
own any convertible model due to all the components that
requires a system to descapotar and vice versa, is not very excessive, as Mercedes-AMG
has spent a great amount of lightweight materials such as aluminum or magnesium. By
the other part, and in the case of the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster benefits from the same
rear axle directional that also
equipped with the Mercedes-AMG GT-R.

Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017

The canvas roof offers a great acoustic and thermal insulation.

(mechanical and technical detail

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster
Engine 4.0-liter V8 Twin-Turbo 4.0-liter V8 Twin-Turbo
Displacement 3982 cc 3982 cc
Power 476 HP 557 HP
maximum Torque 630 Nm at 1700-5000 rpm 680 Nm to 1900-5750 rpm
Traction Rear Rear
Transmission AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7 AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7
Consumption-combined 9.4 l/100 km 11.4 l/100 km
CO2 Emissions 219 g/km 259 g/km
Class Efficiency G G
Weight (DIN/EC) 1595* kg / 1670 kg** 1660 kg* / 1735 kg**
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 4.0 seconds 3.7 seconds
maximum Speed 302 km/h 316 km/h

As well we said at the beginning of the article, in a few days will take place the coming-of-age of both models during the Paris motor show 2016. It is then when you show the first details and photos live from the event in the French capital.

The new Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster 2017 in motion.