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2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 43 bows with turbo-4, RWD

2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 43 bows with turbo-4, RWD


A redesigned model of Mercedes-Benz AMG’s GT sports activities automotive lands at dealerships this spring, however the vary will not be but full.

On Tuesday, Mercedes unveiled the AMG GT 43 entry mannequin. The GT 43 packs 416 hp, courtesy of a 2.0-liter turbo-4 shared with the associated AMG SL 43 convertible that arrived for 2023 (in addition to the AMG C 43 sedan). The GT 43 arrives for the 2025 mannequin yr, although particular timing for its gross sales launch within the U.S. hasn’t been introduced.

The GT, which has grown to allow 2+2 seating, additionally arrives in GT 55 and GT 63 grades, each powered by AMG’s acquainted twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8. The engine delivers 469 hp within the GT 55 and 577 hp within the GT 63. A 9-speed computerized and customary all-wheel drive full the drivetrain package deal for each grades.

Additionally anticipated is a top-end plug-in hybrid mannequin seemingly dubbed the GT 63 S E Efficiency. It is due later this yr and can pack greater than 800 hp.

2025 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43 Coupe

2025 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43 Coupe

Regardless of the lack of 4 cylinders, the GT 43 isn’t any slouch. It can dash from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and high out at a ruled 174 mph. Serving to with the efficiency is an electrified turbocharger design much like what’s utilized in System 1.

An electrical motor powered by a 48-volt mild-hybrid system and measuring simply 1.6 inches huge is built-in instantly with the turbocharger, sitting between the turbine wheel on the exhaust facet and the compressor wheel on the consumption facet. It spools up the compressor at low revs, earlier than the exhaust gases take over, lowering turbo lag and consequently making the engine extra responsive.

The GT 43 additionally skips the all-wheel-drive system of different GT variants, that means drive goes to the rear wheels solely. The smaller engine and lacking all-wheel-drive system ought to save appreciable weight in comparison with the opposite GT variants, although no curb weight has been revealed.

2025 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43 Coupe

2025 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43 Coupe

The GT 43 additionally misses out on the AMG Journey Management suspension with adjustable damping as customary, although it is on the choices listing. The Race mode of the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT drive mode selector can also be lacking right here.

The GT 43 is visually distinguished from the GT 55 and GT 63 by distinctive entrance and rear fascias, in addition to spherical tailpipes as an alternative of the V-8 grades’ square-shaped ideas. There are additionally completely different wheel patterns for the GT 43, with the usual set measuring 19 inches in diameter.

Pricing data hasn’t been introduced however a steep low cost on the $136,050 beginning value of the GT 55 is probably going. As a information, the SL 43 is priced from $111,050 evaluate to $142,450 for the SL 55. All figures embrace a $1,150 vacation spot cost.



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