Back in 1902, Mercedes unveiled its first vehicles designed for the racetrack. Now, Mercedes-AMG has developed an achievement of intense performance that intimidates the road itself. Introducing the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S, setting new standards for precise, dynamic performance. This is a sporty, stylish vehicle that’s just as at home on the racetrack as it is on the streets. With breathtaking looks, this is the perfect vehicle for the sports car enthusiast who demands the very best.
It all begins with the GT S’s 4.0-liter V8 bi-turbo engine, the world’s first sports car engine with turbos inside the V of the engine and dry sump lubrication. Each engine is hand-built from start to finish by one of only about 50 AMG Master Engine Builders and affixed with a plaque engraved with his signature. This practice dates back to 1967, when AMG’s German engineers built superior engines by hand in an old German mill for Mercedes-Benz racecars. Their philosophy of “One Man, One Engine”—which has led to some of the most sought-after vehicles in the world—continues today.
Designed with racing in mind, the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S features a lightning-fast power transmission, seven-speed dual-clutch technology, rear diffusers, and sports suspension. Weight is perfectly distributed, exhaust systems are acoustically tuned, and wider axle tracks and tires make for enhanced road grip. The result of this commitment to excellence is a 503 horsepower engine with a top speed of 193 mph and an astounding 0 to 60 time of 3.7 seconds. With incredible response and the brand’s hallmark engine sound, this dynamic, powerful sports car lines up against the very best, growling at the road and zipping around corners with incredible ease.
The GT S is beautiful to look at, too. It showcases the next evolution of Mercedes’s aviation design theme, with a cockpit-inspired interior, wing-like dashboard, and spotlight style vents. The interior is draped in beautiful, high-quality nappa leather, and there are numerous trim options, from silver chrome to high-gloss carbon fiber, including a choice of finish for the crossbar that can be matched with the cockpit’s trim option. On the outside the GT S is sleek, muscular, and eye-catching, featuring arched surfaces, detailed sculpting, finned side air outlets, and a dominant, powerful front grille.
The GT S’s signature Mercedes-AMG features also include AMG DYNAMIC SELECT with multiple driver selectable suspension and steering modes, and advanced safety technologies, including COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS, Adaptive Braking technology, ATTENTION ASSIST, PARKTRONIC, Rearview Camera, and the PRE-SAFE® brake system.
With the purchase of an AMG vehicle at Benzel-Busch, clients are entitled to a complimentary competitive track experience with AMG professional drivers. All scheduling and Mercedes AMG Driving Academy information is available online here. Please call or visit us to speak with a Dedicated AMG Brand Specialist for more information about our custom tailored ordering process and this exciting new vehicle. Benzel-Busch is one of the largest AMG Centers in the country and our dedicated technical team is always ready as well to ensure your vehicle stays in race-ready condition.