The Geneva Motor Show brings out a high-voltage showing from Mercedes-AMG to celebrate the performance brand’s 50th anniversary.
Along with four new production models, Mercedes’ news conference was dominated by the debut of the new AMG GT Concept that not only adds an additional pair of doors to the sports car but also replaces its potent internal combustion engine with a “performance hybrid powertrain” capable of thrusting out 805 horsepower – enough to launch the show car from 0 to 60 in less than three seconds.
Is there a production plan in the works? “With the Mercedes-AMG GT Concept, we are giving a preview of our third completely independently developed sports car and are extending the attractive AMG GT family to include a four-door variant,” said Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Mercedes‑AMG. (more…)