2017 Mercedes-AMG GT S (US-Spec)

2017 Mercedes‑AMG GT S (US‑Spec)

By Arthur Demi via Mercedes-Benz

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT S (US-Spec)

For 2017, Mercedes-AMG GT line receives minor updates to current models and an addition of AMG GT R and AMG GT Roadster variants. New interior trim, AMG Black Piano Lacquer, now replaces Black Diamond. AMG GT and AMG GT R produce 456 hp and 577 hp respectively. New optional equipment include the new AMG Aerodynamic Package (Fixed rear spoiler), AMG Dynamic Plus Package for R03 Cup Tires, and 10kW onboard Trickle charger.

GT and GT S Standard Feature Highlights

  • All-new Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 Biturbo Engine (M178)
  • 7-Speed AMG SpeedShift Dual Clutch Rear Transaxle with Electronically Controlled Limited Slip Differential
  • AMG DYNAMIC SELECT “RACE and MANUAL” Modes (“RACE” mode is GT S and GT R only)
  • COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS (CPA+) with adaptive braking
  • AMG Adaptive Exhaust with dynamic exhaust vane (Standard on GT S)
  • MB-Tex/DINAMICA (GT) or Nappa leather interior (GT S)
  • AMG Performance Seats (standard on both GT and GT S)
  • Burmester Surround Sound System (Standard on GT S)
  • Power Memory Seats for both driver and passenger
  • AMG Adaptive Suspension (Standard on GT S)
  • Silver (GT) or Red (GT S) Brake Calipers
  • COMAND with touchpad
  • AMG Performance Seats
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Rearview Camera and  PARKTRONIC
  • KEYLESS START
  • PRE-SAFE
GT R Standard Feature Highlights
  • AMG Panamericana grille with 15 chrome-plated vertical fins inspired by the AMG GT3 racecar
  • Forged aluminum wheels (10x19 front; 12x20 rear) with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires
  • Adjustable AMG TRACTION CONTROL system derived from AMG GT3 racecar
  • Extensive use of carbon fiber including lighter torque tube
  • Active rear-wheel steering with up to 1.5-degree toe angle
  • Electronically controlled limited-slip differential
  • Adjustable AMG coil-over suspension
  • AMG DYNAMIC PLUS Package
  • AMG Performance Seats
  • Active aerodynamics

GT and GT S Optional Feature Highlights

  • AMG high-performance ceramic compound brakes
  • Burmester High-end Surround-Sound  System
  • Exterior Chrome Shadow Package
  • AMG DYNAMIC PLUS Package
  • Exterior Carbon Fiber Package
  • AMG Night Package
  • Panorama Sunroof
Model Positioning
  • Breathtaking modern design and driving dynamics that carries forward Mercedes-Benz's sports car heritage to the highest levels
  • Developed completely in-house by AMG
  • AMG GT R: The next level of performance for the GT family

Specifications

Vehicle Type Two-door, two passenger coupe
Chassis Steel unibody, aluminum outer sheet metal
Drive Configuration Rear Wheel Drive
Exterior Dimensions (in)
Wheelbase 103.5
Length 179.0
Width (w/o mirrors) 76.3
Height 50.7
Track (front / rear) 66.1 / 65.7
Ground Clearance (max load) 3.78
Curb Weight (lbs) 3,560 (GT S: 3,627)
Interior Dimensions (in)
Head room (front) 39.5”
Leg room (front) n/a
Shoulder room (front) n/a
Capacities
Cabin Volume (cu-ft) n/a
Cargo Volume 10.1
Suspension
Front Independent double-wishbone suspension with coil spring, double-tube shock absorber with CDC and a tubular torsion bar
Rear Independent double-wishbone suspension with coil spring, double-tube shock absorber with CDC and a torsion bar
 
Steering
Type Speed-dependent, hydraulic rack-and-pinion
Ratio 14.3 : 1
Turning Circle (ft) 37.7
 
Brake Disc Diameter / Thickness (in)
Front 15.4 / 1.4 (GT S: 14.2 / 1.4)
Rear 14.2 / 1.0
 
Standard Wheels (in)
Front 9.0 x 19 (Cast) (GT S: 9 x 19 Cast)
Rear 11 x 19 (Cast) (GT S: 11 x 20 Cast)
Standard Tires
Front 255 / 35 R19 (GT S: 265 / 35 R19)
Rear 295 / 30 R19 (GT S: 295 / 30 R20)
Engine
Engine Type Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo
Engine Material Aluminum-Alloy
Valvetrain / Arrangement DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 3,982
Bore (in / mm) 3.27 / 83.0
Stroke (in / mm) 3.62 / 92.0
Compression Ratio 10.5 : 1
Horsepower @ rpm 456 @ 6,000 (GT S: 503 @ 6,250)
Torque @ rpm 443 @ 1,600–5,000 (GT S: 479 @ 1,750–4,750)
Redline (rpm) 7,000
Transmission
Transmission Type AMG 7-Speed DCT Dual-Clutch
Shift Controls Wheel-mounted shift paddles
Gear Ratios:
1st 3.40 : 1
2nd 2.19 : 1
3rd 1.63 : 1
4th 1.29 : 1
5th 1.03 : 1
6th 0.84 : 1
7th 0.63 : 1
Reverse 2.79 : 1
Final Drive 3.67 : 1
Performance
0-60 mph (sec) 3.9 (GT S: 3.7)
Top Speed (mph) 189 (GT S: 193) (electronically limited)
Fuel Economy
City / Highway / Combined (mpg) 16 / 22 / 18 (GT S: 16 / 22 / 18)
Fuel Tank (gallons) 19.8
MSRP*
AMG GT $111,200
AMG GT S $131,200

*does not include $925 destination & delivery charge

Mercedes-AMG GT S (US-Spec)

(Mercedes-Benz US Press Release)