This is the brand new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series! At the home of AMG in Affalterbach, Germany, join me for a first look at the latest release in detail. With one objective in mind, the 6th model to wear the Black Series badge boasts immense track performance through a new engine, huge aero, and plenty of details that we can discover during a full walkaround.
Visually the car features swathes of carbon fibre in connection to the aerodynamic components. The front end is heavily reworked when compared to the other members of the AMG GT family and now features the much larger A-grille seen on the updated GT3 racecar for additional cooling.//via/read more: Shmee150
Beneath it sits a front splitter which can be manually extended by 5cms for track use only, which link around to flics and aero pieces to control air flow around the car. On the bonnet are two gaping openings for cooling from the new GT3 inspired radiator, along with gurney flaps to assist the flow. Naturally the side skirts play a part, but for grip so do the new Sport Cup 2 R tyres at 335 width on the new 20″ wheel at the rear (19″ up front).
Under the bonnet sits the new flat plane crank 4.0 liter V8 biturbo that now makes 730hp and 800Nm; figures up from the 585hp and 700Nm found previously in the AMG GT R. With so much more torque, the 7 speed dual clutch gearbox has been re-inforced along with a new exhaust system that combined with the engine will make a totally new sound.via/read more: Shmee150