The Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster 2017 gets to point at the Nürburgring

The Mercedes-AMG GT (C, or Convertible, is the long-awaited body without roof based on the famed sports Mercedes. After so much time waiting since the launch of the coupe, the GT Roadster is located in one of the final phases of its development that could well make its debut either late this year or early 2017.

this is Not the first time that you look at the convertible sports high-end, but on this occasion his tests are much harder since is facing the green hell of the Nürburgring, a dangerous place where are born the vehicles of high performance of the best reputation. The ideal habitat for the fine-tuning of his mechanics.

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The body of the sunroof uses the classic canvas roof of electric drive, a decision that helps enormously in these sports because the impact on the space and weight compared to the coupe are minimized considerably compared to a hardtop. A solution that allows you to also preserve it with a few changes the figure of the coupe.

in Addition to the mechanism to open and close the roof, the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster will require strengthen your body and frame windshield to ensure the vehicle dynamics and safety, as well as a system that protects its occupants in capsize and extra equipment very useful as the AirScarf that will allow us to enjoy the satisfaction of driving without a roof at all times of the year. The canvas will be multiple layers that allow you to enjoy the sports with high levels of thermal and acoustic insulation similar to those of the coupe.

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The mechanics is something that we have insurance that will not change at all. The powerful propellant gas V8 4.0-liter biturbo will be available throughout the range offering various degrees of potentiation from 462 HP to 585 HP of the AMG GT R, the same as in the current body of roof closed.

in Addition to difference of price of thousands of euros between the two bodies, the roadster will possess figures of acceleration and top speed slightly below, but that will be the height of what was expected in this kind of roadster luxury.

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