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2024 Mercedes AMG GT
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2024 AMG GT: Power and Elegance

Published January 7, 2024 at 2:58 PM
BY RYAN JOHNSON
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The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT coupe is set to hit the market early next year, offering enthusiasts two enticing trim levels: the 469-hp GT55 and the 577-hp GT63.

In a departure from the traditional flamboyance of its predecessors, this redesigned GT coupe borrows extensively from the latest SL roadster, showcasing a more balanced approach that embraces the grand-touring side of the spectrum.

Sporting an elegant design with a sleek snout and pronounced haunches, the C192-series GT boasts improved aerodynamics and better looks compared to its forerunner.

Its aluminum space frame, incorporating steel, magnesium, and carbon-fiber elements, contributes to increased dimensions—7.1 inches longer, 1.6 inches wider, and 2.8 inches more between axles.


Active aerodynamic features, including a rear spoiler and an optional Aerodynamics package, enhance its performance.

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Under the hood, the GT now features standard all-wheel drive, a departure from the rear-wheel-drive layout of its predecessor.

The twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 engine, delivering 469 or 577 horsepower depending on the model, is paired with a new nine-speed automatic transmission.

Additional enhancements include rear-wheel steering, limited-slip rear differential, optional nose-lift system, and a semi-active hydraulically linked suspension.


Inside, the cabin is more luxurious and spacious, offering an 11.9-inch center touchscreen interface and enveloping sport seats.

Practicality is emphasized with available rear seats and a hands-free power-actuated rear hatch opening to a generous cargo area.

While some traditionalists may lament the shift away from a pure sports-car territory, the new GT's focus on all-wheel drive, enhanced features, and usability positions it as a formidable competitor to the Porsche 911 Turbo.

Pricing details are yet to be announced, but the 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT coupe is expected to be available for purchase in the first half of next year.

Credits: Car and Driver
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