Mercedes-AMG GT codenamed [C190/R190] is a grand tourer produced in coupe and roadster body styles by German automobile manufacturer Mercedes Benz under their AMG division. On 9 September 2014, the car was introduced ahead of the 2015 model year. It made its first debut at the Paris Motor Show in October 2014. The AMG GT is the successor of the Mercedes-AMG SLS. This article will arm you with the specifications and price of Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria.
In Nigeria, so many people refer to the car like Mercedes Benz AMG GT, others refer to it simply as Mercedes Benz GT, but the real name is Mercedes-AMG GT. The coupe went on sale in March 2015, as at then, it was available in GT and GT S. In 2016, the company unveiled the high-performance GT R.
Shortly after the introduction of the AMG GT, the CEO of AMG Tobias Moers promised to add a black series to the lineup.
Mercedes-AMG GT is the successor of the SLS AMG and the exterior design was kept similar to the preceding SLS. It features the wide wheel arches, lower bodywork, and fastback sloping roofline of the SLS AMG. This model makes use of conventional forward-opening doors instead of the iconic gullwing style as seen in the 300 SL.
The vehicle structure is made up of 93% aluminum, with the front module base made up of magnesium.
Specifications of Mercedes-AMG GT
The Mercedes-AMG GT makes use of a front mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, with the engine positioned inside of the vehicle’s wheelbase.
It comes with a double-wishbone suspension unit at the front and rear, with forged aluminum wishbones and hub carriers.
Mercedes-AMG GT is powered by a 4.0-liter V8 M178 twin-turbocharged engine. The engine is designed in a “hot inside V” configuration. This comes with exhaust manifolds and turbochargers inside the cylinder bank to reduce turbo lag and use dry-sump lubrication.
A seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT dual-clutch transmission sends power to the rear wheels.
The GT S variant can accelerate from 0-97 km/h in 3.0 seconds, it can attain up to 311 km/h.
Different variants of the AMG GT
There are different variants of the Mercedes-AMG GT, these variants also vary in power, speed, and body kit design.
The Mercedes-AMG GT has been in production since 2015. It debuts with the M178 engine that was tuned to produce 350 kW of power and 630 N.m of torque. The GT is equipped with 19-inches wheels at the front and rear.
Mercedes-AMG GT S
GT S variant has been in production since 2015. This variant is highly equipped, it also makes use of the M178 engine. It has a power output of 384 KW and torque of 671 N.m. The electronically controlled limited slip-differential differentiates the GT S from the GT. It comes with 19-inch wheels at the front and 20-inch wheels at the rear.
Mercedes-AMG GT C
Mercedes-AMG started the production of GT C in 2017. The M178 engine in this variant was tuned to produce a power output of 410 kW and torque of 502 lb.ft.
A limited-edition model, Edition 50 was released as part of the debut of the GT C at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show.
Mercedes-AMG GT R
This variant is a high performance of the AMG GT, it was introduced at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 24 June 2016. In this model, the M178 engine in this variant is tuned to an output of 430 kW and torque of 700 N.m.
Mercedes-AMG GT and GT C Roadster
The GT and GT C roadsters are the roadster versions of the GT and GT C coupes. Both were announced shortly after the introduction of the GT R variant. Both variants made their first appearance at the 2016 Paris Motor Show ahead of the 2017 model year.
Other variants include Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe and Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series.
Global pricing of Mercedes-AMG GT
The global pricing of brand new Mercedes-AMG GT starts from £97,195 for the base model while the Mercedes-AMG GT Black series starts from £122,745.
Price of Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria
I will be reviewing the price of tokunbo Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria and wrap it up with the price of brand new Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria.
Price of tokunbo Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria
|Price of tokunbo 2015 to 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria||40,000,000 to 70,000,000 Naira|
|Tokunbo 2017 to 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria||50,000,000 – 75,000,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2019 to 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria||65,000,000 – 90,000,000 Naira|
|Tokunbo 2021 to 2022 Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria||80,000,000 – 115,000,000 Naira|
Price of brand new Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria
The price of brand new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria will range from 85,000,000 to 150,000,000 Naira.
Where can I buy a Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria?
Getting a Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria is not an easy task, because the demand for the car is less due to its cost, but if you are lucky, you might see a unit in the country.
I will advise you to check out our listings on brand new, tokunbo, and locally used Mercedes-AMG GT in Nigeria.
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