Mercedes-AMG GT R Teased

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Not it’s not a Nissan. Mercedes-Benz has teased its upcoming AMG GT R model.

Mercedes-Benz has released four teaser images of the forthcoming AMG GT R model which will debut at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed which takes place June 23 to 26.

No further details were provided, of course, but we expect the Mercedes-AMG GT-R to be fitted with a 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 with an output of around 550 to 570 horsepower and a torque reading of about 516 lb-ft (700 Nm). That would place the model in competition with the likes of the McLaren’s 675LT and the Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

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It will also be light, with AMG aiming to bring the car in at under 1,600 kg with extensive use of carbon-fiber composite materials.

From the teaser images we can also see that the model will come with a racer-inspired body kit that will include that large, rear wing in carbon black.

The Mercedes-AMG GT R will go on sale sometime in 2017.

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