Ever thought of a race car that has been handcrafted by racers? Well, some of the best manufacturer’s are working with renowned racers to build powerful concepts and autos that can beat former track records. Before the recent Parisian Auto Show that unveiled new car models, a leak had already been revealed about the Porsche 911 opposer. The model that would bring a competitive edge to the all-time winner Porsche was the AMG GT S by Mercedes-Benz. The 2016 model, also named Edition 1, was rumored to come appear with newer features and an improved technology for the track.
More revelation before the Auto Show event in the French capital escalated opinions about the inclusion of additives such as the famous trims made of carbon fiber and enhanced panels. During the occasion, the brand-new AMG GT S 2016 model showcased exemplary beauty, keen chauffeured detail, and passion got launched.
The important specs of the model introduced its motivational 32-valve twin-turbocharged V8 engine that also boasts of a direct fuel injection property. The three-door vehicle has a capacity of 2 passengers and rear wheel drive train. The GT S engine which has a front displacement yield a drive power of 503 hp at 6250 rpm generating the torque of 479 pound-feet at an incredible 1750 rpm. That power is more than that of its brother the GT that holds power of 456 hp at 6250 rpm and 443 lb-ft of torque at 1750 rpm.
Going at a base price of $150,000, the GT S is more expensive than its sibling, the GT, which goes at a relatively cheaper $115,000. The hatchback boasts of a 7-speed transmission of automatic status. It also gives room for a change in transmission to manual mode for users who love manual cars. The lower curb weight of 3600 pounds aids its speed that lies at 194 mph tops. The accelerated rate between zero and 60 mph lies at an incredible 3.5 seconds. Such racing rate beats its competitor the Porsche 911 by an astonishing 0.7 seconds. Apart from the speed specs, the Porsche consumes more fuel at 19/27 mpg leaving the AMG GT S with an economical 16/22 mpg.
The only drawback is the price specs that makes the former cheaper at between $85,295 and $106,625. Racers all over the world are currently eyeing the power, speed, style and sophistication of the GT S group for being one of the fastest racing vehicle in the history of automobiles.