Up­com­ing Mercedes mod­els

We bring you a brief on the lineup of new and up­dated mod­els from Stuttgart

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Mercedes-Benz is con­stantly evolv­ing by adding more and more new mod­els to their lineup. This time we re­veal a few of them. Let’s be­gin with a brand new model which comes in form of the AMG 4-door GT. The 4-door GT is based on the Mercedes-AMG GT Con­cept the com­pany show­cased at the last Geneva Show and is a four-door ver­sion of the AMG GT sports car. Un­like the cur­rent AMG GT lineup which is fo­cused on petrol power only, the up­com­ing 4-door GT will be of­fered with a hy­brid pow­er­train in­spired by the Mercedes-AMG For­mula One cars. To­tal sys­tem out­put, from the elec­tric mo­tor and the 4-litre twin­turbo V8, will be 805 horse­power. AMG calls this EQ Power+ (also a name bor­rowed from the F1 car), a brand­ing that will ap­ply to all per­for­mance hy­brids from the com­pany go­ing for­ward. With a 0-100kmph time of less than three sec­onds, a big lug­gage com­part­ment and a com­fort­able in­te­rior, the 4-door GT will be a roomy sa­loon with per­for­mance ri­val­ing to­day’s top su­per­cars. It can be driven in an elec­tri­conly mode, or its elec­tric mo­tor can be used as a booster to make the GT even quicker. The bat­tery is charged while the ve­hi­cle is driven, just like in For­mula One, to en­sure max­i­mum per­for­mance is avail­able at all times. Again like in F1, bat­tery charg­ing oc­curs dur­ing brak­ing or from the com­bus­tion en­gine if charge drops too far.

The sec­ond car in this con­text is an SUV, the GLE to be pre­cise. Sales start for the next gen­er­a­tion Mercedes GLE next year – and our ren­der­ing shows that Mercedes is go­ing full throt­tle to ready the model’s

UP­COM­ING 4-DOOR GT WILL

BE OF­FERED WITH A HY­BRID POW­ER­TRAIN

IN­SPIRED BY THE MERCEDESAMG FOR­MULA

ONE CARS

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