If it is "not the Black Series," what is it?
After blowing the world away with the introduction of the Mercedes-AMG GT and GT S earlier this year, it was clear that the company would only take some time to up its game and introduce an even hotter, more performance-oriented version of the car. Most bets were on a Black Series, which would follow what we've come to expect from the company's performance car naming culture. But speaking at the Frankfurt Motor Show the other day, head of AMG, Tobias Moers, had some surprising, and exciting news to announce.
According to Moers, the company has been working on adding members to the AMG GT family, and a new performance model with major improvements is on the way. "It’s not the Black Series. Expect something surprising. The car will have outstanding performance. We’ve made some effort with the powertrain, aero, weight… everything regarding performance." When asked why it would not receive that name, Moers replied, "Maybe there is a CEO at AMG who believes there is another chance to have a Black Series above that." He also stated that the company is open to the idea of an AMG GT convertible, but refused to comment on the matter.