Rumors about the Mercedes AMG GT started as early as 2012, and for a short period of time, it was believed that the new SLS AMG would be called the SLC. Obviously, this is not the case, as Mercedes and AMG have chosen the GT name for the sports car that comes to replace the aging SLS AMG as the company’s halo rig. Essentially the baby brother of the SLS, the AMG GT comes as a new competitor for the Porsche 911 just as we’re heading toward 2015. Compared to the SLS, the Mercedes-AMG GT is lighter and slimmer, making use of even more carbon fiber and aluminum. In a shocking twist of SLS insult, the GT is devoid of gullwing doors.
Less dramatic as far as design and power go, the GT also comes with a cheaper price tag compared to its brother. Read on for the full details surrounding Stuttgart’s latest road-going "silver arrow".
Updated 09/12/2014: Mercedes unveiled a new video showing the new AMG GT in action at the "Circuit of the Americas." Enjoy!
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