Mercedes-AMG 43 GT : a “small” engine for the coupe 5-doors

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The coupe and 5-door Mercedes-AMG GT falls in line with the version 43 which does not offer that… 367 ch.

Unveiled at the Geneva 2018, in march last, the coupe 5-door Mercedes-AMG GT is expanding its range towards the bottom. It falls below the symbolic threshold of 400 hp to find the Audi A7 Sportback and Porsche Panamera entry-level…

At launch in July 2018, the Mercedes-AMG GT coupe 5-door has focused on high-performance versions.This declination hatchback, the new Mercedes CLS is already available in three versions. The 53 offers a six-cylinder in-line turbo 3.0 435 ch. The 63 is equipped with a V8 4.0 out of 585 hp and 63 S has the same V8, but ported to

639 ch.

Read our article Mercedes AMG GT 4-door : the secrets of the new AMG GT

 

367 hp under the hood, The Mercedes-AMG GT 43 has a six-cylinder engine line 367 hp and 500 Nm.


In order to democratize the offer and answer to the competition : the Audi A7 Sportback and Porsche Panamera, including the versions of entry-level offer, respectively, 340 and 330 horsepower, the Mercedes-AMG GT will have a version 43 high of 367 hp and 500 Nm. It is the same block six-cylinder engine than the 53 incorporating an electric motor that adds 22 kW (about 16 hp) and 250 Nm of torque.

 

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The Mercedes-AMG GT features a digital dashboard.

This architecture, called the 48V provides additional power via the effect of a booster and also allows the recovery of braking energy.

Mercedes announces a 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 s and a top speed of 270 km/h.

This declination has been approved for a fuel consumption of 9.1 l/100 km in the combined cycle and CO2 emissions of 209 g/km.

 

Prices Mercedes-AMG GT 43 Note the particular shape of the rims … to say the least, massive.

As for the other models of the range GT coupe 5-doors, this variant 43 is equipped with the 4Matic all-wheel drive and an automatic gearbox 9 reports 9G-Tronic.

The price of the Mercedes-AMG GT 43 will be 95 259,50 € on the German market.

 

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