Since the launch of the Mercedes-AMG GT has been speculated with a convertible version. Even though it seemed that would never come, finally we have here the first news of the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster. This new model would come to market in the next year 2017, and its official presentation will take place at the end of the month Paris. Already he has been seen rolling highly camouflaged by the open road.
name GT C Roadster comes from a filtered image where it is detailed the future releases of the brand. It is not yet clear meaning that it has the ‘C’ or if it could be presented as a GT Roadster to dry. In that picture it is also anticipated that later there will come a GT-C Coupe, so this version is expected to occupy a intermediate step. Wedged in between the AMG GT S and the newly launched Mercedes-AMG GT R.
Returning to the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, his silhouette is shown in this short video. There were No consistent significant changes with the exception of the soft-top retractable. It has rejected the option of a hardtop stowable due to the increase of weight that would entail. The lid of the trunk could be more spacious to accommodate the hood and it would be slightly redesigned to to accommodate the third brake light.
The engine chosen for the GT C Roadster will be the same V8 biturbo 4.0-liter. We still don’t know which power you will have, but as we said it could be between the 510 HP of the AMG GT S and the 585 HP of the AMG GT R. you could Also come up with a slight loss of weight, although it would not be as extreme as the 90 kg they reduce the model radical. we will Leave doubts coming soon when we know all the official information at the Paris Salon.
Source – Mercedes-AMG