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    2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door To Begin $137,495*

      The more powerful GT S is about $22,000 more expensive


    Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for most of the upcoming AMG GT four-door expected to arrive in the first half of next year. The GT 63 will set you back $137,495, while the more powerful GT 63 S begins at $159,995. Both prices include a $995 destination charge.

    The 63 means a twin-turbo 4.4L V8 resides under the hood. The standard GT 63 produces 577 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque. Move up to the S and the V8 pumps out 630 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. Both models come paired with a nine-speed automatic and 4Matic all-wheel drive.

    It's clear that Mercedes is aiming the GT four-door at the likes of the Porsche Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

    • Panamera Turbo: 550 horsepower and 567 pound-feet, $151,500
    • Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid: 680 horsepower and 626 pound-feet, $186,200

    The only model Mercedes hasn't announced pricing for is the GT 53. This model pairs a 3.0L twin-turbo inline-six engine with a mild-hybrid system to produce a total output of 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet. That will be revealed at a later date.

    Source: Mercedes-Benz


    Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe V8 models to start at $136,500

    • Pricing announced for all-new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe
    • All-new, high-performance, 4-Door Coupe expands AMG GT family and offers unparalleled levels of performance and versatility

    Dec 17, 2018 – Atlanta: Mercedes-Benz USA today announced pricing for the V8 variants of the highly anticipated new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe. The Mercedes- AMG GT 63, powered by a handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo that produces 577 hp and 590 lb-ft peak torque, starts at $136,500*. The more powerful Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S produces 630 hp and 664 lb-ft peak torque and starts at $159,000*. Additional standard equipment for the GT 63 S includes the AMG Performance Exhaust System, the AMG Dynamic Plus Package including Active Engine Mounts, RACE Mode, Drift Mode, and AMG Drive Unit steering wheel controls. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 and Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S will arrive in U.S. dealers in the first half of 2019. Pricing for the GT 53 variant will be announced at a later date.

    Drawing directly from the successes of the legendary SLS and AMG GT, the new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is the third vehicle developed independently by AMG, and its first unique four-door sports car. Engineering highlights of the new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe include Active Rear- Wheel Steering, facilitating high agility and stability characteristics, standard electronically deployable rear spoiler, providing optimal rear downforce at a variety of speeds, AMG electronic rear-axle limited-slip differential, and specially adapted AMG Ride Control Sport Suspension based on Air Body Control.

    This expansion of the AMG GT family opens up the segment to those looking for a vehicle that combines the impressive racetrack dynamics of the two-door AMG GT sports car with everyday practicality, offering ample space for four passengers, with the unparalleled level of performance expected from Mercedes-AMG.

    *Prices excludes $995 destination and delivery charge.



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    Seems reasonable, it is faster than an E63, so it should cost more than that, and it is the fastest 4-door car ever around the Nurburgring.   Priced similar to an S63 which isn't quite as fast but is more luxurious.  And cheaper than a Panamera, which is an ugly car.

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    16 minutes ago, smk4565 said:

     And cheaper than a Panamera, which is an ugly car.

    This Mercedes is not that much better. 

    Not as ugly, but not far from Panamera ugliness. 

    Between the two?

    Ill think Ill pass...

    The Porsche Taycan however, would be something Id consider.  If you wanted me to choose an ICE vehicle from Europe. Id go for a Maserati GrandTurismo. About the same price, slower, not as roomy...oh but that sound that V8 makes...and you got to admit, the GrandTurismo is sexier that all of them, Taycan included! 

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    45 minutes ago, oldshurst442 said:

    This Mercedes is not that much better. 

    Not as ugly, but not far from Panamera ugliness. 

    Between the two?

    Ill think Ill pass...

    The Porsche Taycan however, would be something Id consider.  If you wanted me to choose an ICE vehicle from Europe. Id go for a Maserati GrandTurismo. About the same price, slower, not as roomy...oh but that sound that V8 makes...and you got to admit, the GrandTurismo is sexier that all of them, Taycan included! 

    Except the Mercedes and Porsche will work, while the Maserati will break down all the time.  The Gran Turismo is also a 2 door car and slower 0-60 than a C43, yikes!

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    8 minutes ago, smk4565 said:

    Except the Mercedes and Porsche will work, while the Maserati will break down all the time.  The Gran Turismo is also a 2 door car and slower 0-60 than a C43, yikes!

    Im not so sure the Mercedes will work either.

    The Porsche. Most likely. Maybe.  The  Panamera aint exactly a 911...

    Sure, the GrandTurismo is slow.  But the sound it makes.  Nothing short of a Hellcat/Demon V8 does that Ferrari engineered V8 make me drool more than any other modern V8. The Voodoo V8 from Ford is a close 3rd place. 

    I just got another speeding ticket a week ago.  And I was  driving the wife's 1.6 liter ecoboosted Fusion...not even my Acura TL.  The Maserati is fast enough I think. 

    I do not think Ill ever invest in a 100 000 dollar vehicle.  Maybe on a 1970 restomodded and protoured 1970 Olds 442 one day or a numbers matching one. Maybe...

     

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