Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster
Fuel consumption combined: 11.4 - 9.4 l/100 km
CO2 emissions combined: 259 - 219 g/km | Emission Statement 
Affalterbach. Mercedes-AMG is blowing even more fresh air into the
The new Roadsters make hallmark AMG driving performance an even more intensive experience. "With our two Roadster models, we are strategically expanding the AMG GT family by two exciting variants. With the
With the two Roadster variants, the
* Fuel consumption, combined: 11.4 – 9.4 l/100 km; CO2 emissions, combined: 259 - 219 g/km
Fully automatic: the weight-optimized fabric soft top
Both Roadsters are quickly transformed from coupés to open-top sports cars. The fabric roof opens and closes in around eleven seconds, and can do this at speeds of up to
New output level: the AMG 4.0-Liter V8 Biturbo engine
The eight-cylinder engine thrills with its immediate response, a linear, finely controllable power delivery and powerful acceleration in all rpm ranges. The AMG 4.0-Liter V8 comes with well-proven twin turbocharging, with the two chargers not located outside on the cylinder banks, but rather between them in the V of the cylinders. The advantages of the "hot inner V": a compact engine design, spontaneous response from the turbochargers and low exhaust emissions thanks to optimum air flow for the close-coupled catalytic converters.
Also adapted: the dual-clutch transmission
The developers have also adapted the seven-speed dual clutch transmission in a transaxle arrangement at the rear axle to the new power level of the
The driver is able to set the AMG GT Roadster to his/her individual requirements using the
The transmission mode "RACE" is additionally available for the
Pure sound: the AMG performance exhaust system
Also for the Roadster models: active air management system from the
The two AMG Roadster variants have adopted a special technical highlight from the
During normal driving with no increased cooling requirement, the louvres are closed to reduce aerodynamic drag and specifically conduct the air to the underbody. Only when certain components reach predefined temperatures and the air requirement is particularly high do the louvres open to allow the maximum cooling airflow to the heat exchangers.
Highly expressive: the athletic exterior design
From the expressive AMG Panamericana grille to the long, muscular bonnet and the wide rear end, the two-seater guarantees a pure sports car experience even when stationary. The striking AMG Panamericana grille underlines the motor racing heritage: 15 chrome-plated, vertical bars echo the look of the current
Muscular with an emphasis on width: the rear end
The rear end also features numerous, conspicuous innovations. The new aluminum side walls of the
Greater rigidity and low weight: intelligent material mix
Mercedes-AMG also uses an intelligent material mix for the body structure of the
The already rigid bodyshell structure has been specifically reinforced further to take account of the car's design as a roadster: side skirts with greater wall thicknesses and more chambers make the structure more rigid, for example. The dashboard support is braced against the windscreen surround by additional struts, and a strut tower brace between the soft top and the tank reinforces the rear axle. A cross-member behind the seats supports the fixed roll-over protection system.
The boot lid is particularly light, thanks to an innovative composite material. The load-bearing structure is of SMC (Sheet Molding Compound) with carbon fibers. These high-tech plastics excel with their light weight, great strength and first-class surface condition. These innovative materials were developed by the Mercedes-Benz TEC factory in Sindelfingen, and brought to production maturity together with the AMG specialists in Affalterbach. This material combination is used for the first time in the new AMG Roadsters.
The AMG lightweight construction experts have also uses an intelligent material mix for the so-called wheel-catching struts made of a composite material. 50 percent lighter than the equivalent in steel, these composite components help to guide the front wheels onto the side members as part of the intended crash kinematics in an accident, and to hold them there.
Derived from motorsport: the AMG sports suspension
The AMG sports suspension likewise confirms the motor racing heritage of the new AMG Roadsters. Wishbones, steering knuckles and hub carriers on the front and rear axle are manufactured entirely out of forged aluminum to reduce the unsprung masses. The wheels are also guided by double wishbones. The resulting precision in camber and track allows high cornering speeds and gives the driver optimum, highly precise road feedback right up to the very high cornering limits.
Even more agility: active rear axle steering from the
As standard the new
Up to a speed of 100 km/h, the rear wheels are turned in the opposite direction to the front wheels, the
Once the speed of the
On board as standard: the rear-axle locking differential
As standard the
High quality and exclusivity: the interior
The interior design echoes the design lines of the exterior. The dashboard places an extreme emphasis on width, creating an impression of a powerful wing. The high beltlines, concave door panels, dynamically rising center console and low seat position perfectly integrate the driver into the cockpit. The new, light-colored interior in macchiato beige Exclusive nappa STYLE leather is available for the first time, lending the open-top sports car even more individuality and exclusivity.
More lateral support and comfort: AMG performance seats
The optionally available AMG performance seats provide even more lateral support with more heavily contoured backrest and seat cushion side bolsters. For the first time the AMG performance seat is also optionally available with the AIRSCARF neck-level heating system, which makes open-air driving enjoyable even in low outside temperatures. The air vent is seamlessly integrated into the seat's head restraint area. To meet the individual preferences of customers, the temperature of the warm airflow can be set in three stages.
Customers wishing to enjoy comfortable temperatures even on very hot summer days will also opt for the seat climate control, which is also available exclusively for the AMG performance seat for the first time. The intensity of the climatization can also be set in three stages.
Impressive sound in the interior: External Coupled Subwoofer
The Burmester surround sound system and the Burmester high-end surround sound system ensure a very special musical experience in the
Instead of a subwoofer box of limited dimensions, ECS uses the entire interior as a bass box. This is made possible by a special aperture in the right rear wheel arch. The subwoofer is connected to the bodyshell via this aperture, transmitting the impressive sound.
Technical data at a glance:
|Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster||Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster|
|Engine||4.0-Liter V8 with twin turbochargers and direct injection||4.0-Liter V8 with twin turbochargers and direct injection|
|Displacement||3982 cc||3982 cc|
|Output||350 kW (476 hp) at 6000 rpm||410 kW (557 hp) at 5750-6750 rpm|
|Peak torque||630 Nm at 1700-5000 rpm||680 Nm at 1900-5750 rpm|
|Drive system||Rear-wheel drive||Rear-wheel drive|
|Transmission||AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7 speed dual-clutch transmission||AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7 speed dual-clutch transmission|
|Combined fuel consumption||9.4 l/100 km||11.4 l/100 km|
|Combined CO2 emissions||219 g/km||259 g/km|
|Weight (DIN/EC)||1595 kg*/1670 kg**||1660 kg*/ 1735 kg**|
|Power-to-weight ratio||3.35 kg/hp||2.98 kg/hp|
|Acceleration 0-100 km/h||4.0 s||3.7 s|
|Top speed||302 km/h||316 km/h|
|Rear-axle limited-slip differential||mechanical||electronically controlled|
|Suspension||AMG sport suspension||AMG RIDE CONTROL sport suspension with adaptive adjustable|
|Wheels front/rear||9.0 J x 19 / 11 J x 19||9.0 J x 19 / 12.0 J x 20|
|Tires front/rear||255/35 R 19 / 295/35 R 19||265/35 R19 / 305/30 R 20|
|Brake discs front/rear||360 mm/360 mm||390 mm/360 mm|
|Transmission modes||four: C, S, S+, I||five: C, S, S+, I, RACE|
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Mercedes-AMG GT R: Fuel consumption combined: 11.4 l/100 km | CO2 emissions combined: 259 g/km | Emission Statement