Mercedes AMG GT Debuts Sept. 9 With up to 510 HP

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

After a long lead up, Mercedes has revealed that its latest sports car will debut on September 9, 2014.

In a new video released on Thursday, Mercedes divulged the launch timing along with a few more details about the car. We already know that power will come from a new twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, but the video reveals that the car will have “462 to 510 hp output,” which likely means that the there will be multiple versions each with different amounts of power on tap.

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This is Mercedes’ answer to the Porsche 911 and will act as a replacement to the larger SLS AMG. Like the SLS, the GT was developed independently of Mercedes-Benz by the outfit’s sport-tuning division AMG.

The video touts the AMG GT as having “no comprimises,” and shows off the lengths to which Mercedes went to test the car in different locations all around the world. It also gives us our first look at an AMG GT burning rubber and doing donuts, though it won’t be our last time seeing this stunt.

Photo Gallery: Mercedes AMG GT Spy Photos

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="">Google+</A>

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  • PO PO on Aug 28, 2014

    Why do you have your videos set to autoplay?? So fucking annoying

    • Perry F. Bruns Perry F. Bruns on Sep 01, 2014

      It really is. If we want to actually watch the video, we'll press the &*%$ play button, AutoGuide.