Limited-edition GT spied in pictures leaked on the internet. It is scheduled to go on sale soon after the Paris motor show for around £120,000
25 September 2014

These are the first pictures of the Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1, which have leaked on the internet and reveal the beefed up styling of the new 503bhp V8-powered performance coupé. The model is set to have its public premier at next week’s Paris motor show.

The first of Mercedes-AMG’s GT models will be offered on a limited-volume basis in line with the German car maker’s Edition 1 sales strategy, which traditionally sees launch models offered with sporting accents and high levels of standard equipment as an incentive to prospective customers.

Mercedes-AMG is yet to provide official details on the GT Edition 1. However, these reportedly official photographs confirm it is differentiated from the standard GT and GT S models revealed earlier this month by a number of subtle exterior styling elements.

Included are carbonfibre additions to the front air ducts, carbonfibre extensions on the lower outer edges of the front bumper, carbonfibre embellishments within the sills, 10-spoke alloy wheels and a prominent fixed rear wing in place of the standard GT and GT S’s retractable appendage.

Inside, the new car is claimed to receive a series of yellow styling accents and Edition 1 badges. The interior has already been partially revealed in spy pictures. Sitting at the top of the GT range, the Edition 1 will command a price tag of around £120,000, which is £10,000 more than the GT S model.

The GT Edition 1 is expected to feature the same mechanical package as the standard GT S. It is powered by Mercedes-AMG’s newly unveiled twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine, which develops 503bhp at 6250rpm and 479lb ft of torque on a band of revs between 1750 and 4750rpm.

Order books for the car are scheduled to open soon after its Paris motor show debut. First deliveries are planned for early next year.

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25 September 2014

After the UK Mustang launch cars like this look waay overpriced. Being a Ford that might be more reliable as well!!

25 September 2014
shortbread wrote:

After the UK Mustang launch cars like this look waay overpriced. Being a Ford that might be more reliable as well!!

Drunk already?

25 September 2014

The Ford Mustang is a helluva car for relatively little money.
I'm pretty sure the AMG GT is an awesome car............at a price.
But you're right, it's an invidious comparison.

26 September 2014
egonolzen wrote:
shortbread wrote:

After the UK Mustang launch cars like this look waay overpriced. Being a Ford that might be more reliable as well!!

Drunk already?

Naaaah, just stating a fact!! Not really a zzerman wurst fanboy!!

26 September 2014

....but you still can't compare.

25 September 2014

Cue some bizarre, anti-German, pro-Jaguar comments from you know who......

25 September 2014

Why that ridiculously long bonnet? Has it got a long engine block?

25 September 2014
abkq wrote:

Why that ridiculously long bonnet? Has it got a long engine block?

Its what people like. Its sporty. Remember the Ford Capri?

26 September 2014
abkq wrote:

Why that ridiculously long bonnet? Has it got a long engine block?

It's got a front mid-engined layout. The engine is set back as far as possible to create as close to a 50/50 weight distribution as possible.

26 September 2014
abkq wrote:

Why that ridiculously long bonnet? Has it got a long engine block?

After they had to can their sls model, they decided to recycle it and make a smaller car, hence this out of proportion hideousness. Something similar to what Jaguar did to the XK to create the F=type, But fortunately the Brits know how to design a car.................to be brutally honest unlike Porsche or the M division, amg has not created a really good car in the past decade. Despite all the money and resources, which is really sad. This will wind up all the merc fanboys, but even they know its a fact!!

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