Gran Turismo 6 will Feature Three New AMG models
Just yesterday, we reported that the upcomingGran Turismo 6 will feature a total of 1,200 cars. Today, Mercedes announced that three of these model will come from AMG and include: the SLS AMG GT3, E63 AMG and A45 AMG. These models will join the current lineup already offered by Mercedes in the GT5 which includes a total of 21 vehicles.
The three AMG models deliver a combined output of more than 1,400 horsepower: 500 from the SLS, 557 from the E63 and 360 from the A45 AMG.
The new Gran Turismo 6 will be released just in time for the holiday season, so this might be a good gift idea if you’re drawing a blank for the car lover in your family. The new GT6 will be initially available for the Play Station 3 platform, but it will be offered for the PS4 at a later date.
Click past the jump to read more about the three AMG models.
The SLS AMG GT3 is powered by the same 6.3-liter V-8 engine from the road-going version, but with the output increased to 600 horsepower. When compared to the road-going version, the GT3 receives a new front apron with a splitter, a hood with central cooling vents, wider front and rear wings, side skirts with cooling ducts for the rear brakes, a rear diffusers and an adjustable rear aerofoil.
The E63 AMG is powered by an AMG 5.5-liter V-8 biturbo engine that delivers a total of 550 horsepower at 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 531 pound-feet delivered between 1,750 and 5,250 rpm. The model will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds and up to a top speed of 155 mph (electronically limited).
The A45 AMG is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers a total of 360 horsepower and a peak torque of 331 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful four-cylinder engine out there. This amount of power is enough to sprint the car from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.6 seconds and up to a top speed of 155 mph; all this while delivering fuel economy of 34 mpg.