We’ve seen prototypes of the Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series testing for fairly a while now, and except for a number of technical particulars, we already know most of its secrets and techniques.
What we do not know is when it can premiere; but, based on new data posted by the German media, the launch date might have been set for late July.
With out disclosing any sources, MercedesBenzPassion states that the range-topping GT may be due on the 2020 Chengdu Motor Present in China. The occasion is scheduled to run between July 24 and August 2, presuming that nothing unpredictable occurs, in fact.
If the knowledge pans out, then manufacturing of the GT R Black Series ought to begin in direction of the tip of the yr.
Serving because the range-topping model of the lineup and marking the return of the Black Collection moniker that was used on a number of automobiles up to now, together with the SLK, CLK, SL, C-Class and SLS, it can boast the Panamericana grille up entrance, in addition to a extra aggressive bumper and hood. The facet skirts and rear bumper will probably be revised and the massive wing on the boot lid will probably be one other signature function.
Energy will nonetheless come from AMG’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, which is known to pump out in excess of 700 HP. That may make it at the least 123 HP extra highly effective than the GT R and GT R Professional, which take solely 3.6 seconds to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) and max out at 198 mph (318 km/h).
There’s no phrase on pricing, though contemplating that the GT R Professional will be had from $206,645 the Black Collection will probably be one significantly costly piece of package. Particulars surrounding the manufacturing quantity are unknown, however it can in all probability be a restricted run, provided that the Black Collection will allegedly function the swansong of the present GT household.