Merc’s most powerful AMG roadsters yet
MERCEDES-AMG is blowing even more fresh air into the AMG GT family.
Shortly after the world premiere of the AMG GT R, the sports car and performance brand from Affalterbach is presenting two exciting roadster variants of the two-seater sports car — the AMG GT Roadster and the AMG GT C Roadster.
With an output of 410 kW and peak torque of 680 Nm, the AMG GT C is the most powerful new Roadster variant and uses some of the technical refinements of the AMG GT R.
These include active rear axle steering and the electronically controlled rear axle locking differential.
Merc stated the AMG’s Ride control sport suspension also guarantees dynamic performance at the very highest level the AMG GT C Roadster.
The top Roadster also takes its lead from the top AMG GT R sports car, where muscular proportions are concerned: the wider rear wings create space for a wider track and wider wheels at the rear axle, allowing even higher cornering speeds and excellent traction.
The variable performance exhaust system also ensures an authentic V8 sound from the AMG Roadster.
The developers have also adapted the seven-speed dual clutch transmission in the AMG GT C Roadster by modifying the hardware and software.
The first gear of the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sport transmission has a higher ratio, while seventh gear and the final drive have a lower ratio.
This makes for even more agile acceleration and very fast responses to sudden accelerator movements. — WR.