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Mercedes-AMG has launched not one but two pow­er­ful cars from its sta­ble, the GT Road­ster and the GT R in In­dia with prices start­ing at ` 2.19 crore ` 2.23 crore re­spec­tively, to cel­e­brate 50 years of the AMG per­for­mance brand. With th­ese two new ad­di­tions, Mercedes-Benz has ex­panded the AMG port­fo­lio in In­dia to 12 mod­els.

The AMG GT R takes in­spi­ra­tion from the AMG GT3 rac­ing car while the Road­ster takes in­spi­ra­tion from the GT R to give dy­namic per­for­mance at the very high­est level that the AMG brand is known for. The Mercedes-AMG GT was rst-ever fully-de­vel­oped prod­uct from the col­lab­o­ra­tion of the Mercedes-Benz and Af­fal­ter­bach based AMG sports di­vi­sion of Mercedes. The AMG GT was fol­lowed by a faster AMG GT S and now a faster R is in the coun­try, which is also known as the “Beast of the Green Hell” due to its green colour. Mercedes per­formed a speed run of the AMG GT R at the coun­try’s only For­mula One circuit – Buddh In­ter­na­tional Circuit. True to its name and per­for­mance, the GT R clocked the fastest ever lap time by a pro­duc­tion car at the circuit, a time of 2 min­utes and 09.853 sec­onds. The speed test was con­ducted by FMSCI the AMG GT R was driven on the track by AMG Driver Chris­tian Ho­henadel.

Mercedes-AMG GT R

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