Geneva 2018: Live photos, Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupe (X290)

Four-door coupe with above average Performance are among the Highlights of the Geneva auto salon in 2018: The BMW M8 Gran coupe Concept provides a preview of what 2019 to the BMW M dealers and in the garages of the first customer rolls. The Swabian Alternative to the four-door M8, the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupe, which celebrates in Geneva already had its Premiere as a production vehicle and already this year in the trade.

For the Premiere in Geneva, Mercedes-AMG presents the stages of his four-door sports car in three. As the entry model of the Mercedes-AMG GT is 53 4Matic+ with in-line six-cylinder and an electric auxiliary compressor to Start, here 435 HP and 520 Newton metres of torque for propulsion – provide enough to propel the two-ton luxury coupe in 4.5 seconds from a standstill to 100 and on up to a maximum speed of 285 km/h.

Even more impressive, the driving performance of the stronger ‘ 63 models with V8-Biturbo. 585 HP and 800 Newton meters of sheet GT 63 4Matic+, the sprints in 3.4 seconds to highway speed and 310 km/h is reached in the data of maximum speed. The Top model, the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4Matic+, thanks to 639 HP and up to 900 Newton metres of a further two-tenths of a second and 5 km/h faster.

While the all-wheel drive 4Matic+ with fully variable distribution of power, as well as a 9-speed-automatic transmission on Board as standard, there are other driving dynamics-related Features, at least in the case of the 53 model at an additional cost. Rear-axle steering, Drift mode and the air suspension AMG Ride Control+ belong only in the V8-models 63 and 63 S of the series range. Sold the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupe from the summer of 2018, until then, the Stuttgart specifically for the price.

Tobias Moers (Chairman of the Board of management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH): “The new AMG GT 4-door CoupĂ© combines compelling track dynamics of our two-door sports car with the highest level of suitability for everyday use. In a unique way, it embodies our brand essence of “Driving Performance”, and will open up with its consistent interpretation of new customers for Mercedes-AMG.”

Gorden Wagener (Chief Design Officer, Daimler AG): “The new AMG GT 4-door coupe is the ultimate four-door sports car and is the perfect representative of Performance Luxury. He embodies, with stunning proportions and a purist, surface-hugging Design with sensual shapes a symbiosis of Emotion and intelligence. It’s hot and cool at the same time.”

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