Mercedes-AMG GT Breaks Cover in Paris

Sports Car

May possibly be the hottest star of the Paris Motor Show.

Mercedes-Benz revealedthe current jewel in its sports-car crown at the Paris Motor The new coupe arrives in two trims. The standard GT is rated at 456 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque, for a 0-62 mph time of 4.0 seconds and 189 mph top speed. The more potent AMG GT S makes 503 hp and 479 lb-ft, hitting 62 mph in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 193 mph, while a seven-speed dual-clutch paddleshift transmission with locking differential comes mated to both engine flavors.

An aluminum spaceframe chassis with double wishbone-suspension all round envelops the all-new drivetrain, with the GT S getting a host of performance-enhancing goodies including adjustable damping, a performance exhaust system with variable flaps, and more sensitive electronic differential. Check out what AMG's main man had to say here:

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