Mercedes-Benz USA today announced pricing for the V8 variants of the highly anticipated new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe. The Mercedes- AMG GT 63, powered by a handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo that produces 577 hp and 590 lb-ft peak torque, starts at $136,500*. The more powerful Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S produces 630 hp and 664 lb-ft peak torque and starts at $159,000*. Additional standard equipment for the GT 63 S includes the AMG Performance Exhaust System, the AMG Dynamic Plus Package including Active Engine Mounts, RACE Mode, Drift Mode, and AMG Drive Unit steering wheel controls. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 and Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S will arrive in U.S. dealers in the first half of 2019. Pricing for the GT 53 variant will be announced at a later date.
Drawing directly from the successes of the legendary SLS and AMG GT, the new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is the third vehicle developed independently by AMG, and its first unique four-door sports car. Engineering highlights of the new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe include Active Rear- Wheel Steering, facilitating high agility and stability characteristics, standard electronically deployable rear spoiler, providing optimal rear downforce at a variety of speeds, AMG electronic rear-axle limited-slip differential, and specially adapted AMG Ride Control Sport Suspension based on Air Body Control.
This expansion of the AMG GT family opens up the segment to those looking for a vehicle that combines the impressive racetrack dynamics of the two-door AMG GT sports car with everyday practicality, offering ample space for four passengers, with the unparalleled level of performance expected from Mercedes-AMG.
*Prices excludes $995 destination and delivery charge.
Key data at a glance:
|Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Coupe||Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Coupe|
|Engine||Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo||Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo|
|Displacement||3,982 cc||3,982 cc|
|Drive Config.||AMG Performance 4MATIC+ variable All-Wheel Drive system (optional drift mode)||AMG Performance 4MATIC+ variable All-Wheel Drive system (standard drift mode)|
|Performance||577 hp @ 5,500-6,500 rpm; 590 lb-ft @ 2,500–4,500 rpm||630 hp @ 5,500-6,500 rpm; 664 lb-ft @ 2,500–5,000 rpm|
|Transmission||AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed||AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-Speed|
|0-60 mph (sec)||3.3 (est.)||3.1 (est.)|
|Top speed (mph)||193 (electronically limited)||195 (electronically limited)|