We’re speaking about the production version of AMG’s GT sedan concept that was unveiled at 2017 Geneva auto show, and judging by our newest spy shots the production model will closely look like the scintillating concept.
Remarkably, Mercedes will be releasing a new generation of its CLS around the very same time that AMG’s GT4 will be arriving, so there will be a little bit of internal competition going on. Other competitors will consist of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe and Porsche Panamera.
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT4 Design
The style is stemmed from the sexy lines of the GT sports car, although the headlights take on a more angular shape and the length of the hood has actually been shortened. Obviously, the wheelbase has also been extended and an extra set of doors included.
The huge rear spoiler has actually been added to conceal the true shape of the fastback profile. We only need take a look at the idea to determine what the designers are planning.
Instead of using a stretched variation of the GT sports car’s aluminum spaceframe architecture, the sedan is most likely to ride on the MRA rear-wheel-drive architecture typical to regular Mercedes-Benz models like the latest C- and E-Class. It’s possible AMG will make modifications to strengthen the architecture and perhaps minimize some weight.
Much like its outside, the sedan’s interior must imitate the AMG GT’s from the front seats onward. I want the exact same stunning “aviation design” style with its large, wing-like dashboard and center-mounted, spotlight-style vents to being in front of the driver and front guest, separated by the motorsport-inspired center console and its V-8-like design for the AMG Drive Unit controls.
The sporty and glamorous style would continue behind the front seats, although legroom and headroom may be a bit cramped for taller grownups. On the other hand, the numerous connectivity features and access to the car’s infotainment system must make journeys enjoyable for rear passengers nevertheless.
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT4 Engine
Under the hood will sit AMG’s familiar twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 delivering in the area of 500 horse power. We’re not expecting the hybrid system previewed in the idea to be offered at launch. The system, which pairs the V-8 with an electrical motor mounted at the back, provides 805 hp and thus will likely be scheduled for a range-topping variant.
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT4 Release Date
Try to find the car, which is reported to be called a GT 4, to go on sale in 2019. This suggests we’ll likely see it get here as a 2020 model. It will be AMG’s third standalone model after the GT cars and Project One hypercar, which will have been released already.