Was one of the models most anticipated and has not disappointed in his debut. At the end we can see the new Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster, the cabriolet version with that has been speculating since the launch of the AMG GT. Although he has not come alone, the rumors were true, and has been filed with the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, a model that is more sporty that establishes a new level of power. Both will be present in the near future Paris Salon 2016.
Both vehicles are going to be very similar to its brother coupe on an aesthetic level, although there will be some differences. In the Roadster appears the grill AMG Panamericana, with vertical slats, chrome that has been inherited from the same Mercedes-AMG GT3. It also will come with wheels of 19 and 20 inches that run a new design. In the behind will highlight your rear spoiler that deploys automatically, and the new sport exhaust system.
Although we could not estaros featuring these two roadster without speaking of its absence from the ceiling. For the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster has chosen a canvas roof practicable. It is a lighter-weight solution than the hardtop, leaving the weight of the GT Roadster at 1.595 kg, and the GT C Roadster in 1.660 kg Is a tri-coat and electric drive, opens and closes in just 11 seconds and this manoeuvre can be carried out to circulate up to 50 km/h. The mark of the star tells us that his isolation will be remarkable.
On the inside of the new models hardly find differences with what we already knew in the variant coupé. There will still be a very good quality with their materials, and there will be a couple of new features. For the AMG GT C Roadster, you can select a new upholstery Nappa leather in beige. On the other hand, these models can incorporate Airscarf in their seats AMG Performance, a solution that will keep you warm our necks although rodemos in the winter with the soft top open.
let’s turn to one of the most important points: the paragraph mechanical. Under its long hood will be the same V8 biturbo 4.0-liter that we already knew. For the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster will have a power of 476 HP and 630 Nm of torque. This model will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4 seconds and will have a maximum of 302 km/h. It incorporates a limited-slip differential, mechanical transmission, automaticto AMG Speedshift DCT of double clutch and seven speeds.
Same engine and same gearbox will be in the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster. There will still be differences, because the new model will take a new step. This reaches a power of 557 HP and 680 Nm, something closer to the AMG GT R. it Also improves performance with a 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds tip and a 316 km/h. In both convertibles introduces the rear axle directional, but in this case, a limited-slip differential will be electric and will benefit from the shock absorbers hardness variable AMG Ride Control.
Source – Mercedes