The new 2017 Mercedes AMG GTS ranks among the top choices for a high0end luxury sports car thanks to its intricate balance between compelling good looks and stunning performance. Other highlights for 2017 include a beautifully-crafted interior, responsive handling and steering, a powerful turbocharged V8 engine, and stout engines. Its release date should be expected sometime in the latter half of 2017, at least according to various sources in the know-how.
For some time now, automakers have been bragging how they’ve have managed to crack the code. Which code? You ask. The one that underpins the success of the Porsche 911 – a supercar touted by sports cars fanatics as the most pure among the purists. And somewhere in Porsche’s factories and home offices, we imagine a collective yawn after which the design and engineering teams get down to business to further propel the Porsche’s glory to yet another unrivalled level.
But hey, you’ve got to give it a shot, right? This is what the guys at Mercedes have done with the 2017 Mercedes AMG GTS. It is less costly, more refined and brawny and can punish even the most experienced driver when pushed hard.
It comes as a successor to the discontinued SLS AMG but offers way more than the latter in terms of almost every aspect. It offers greater driver confidence thanks to its compact dimensions, more predictable responses, and an improved drive quality in general. This is one versatile vehicle that you can find useful for everyday usability and for the occasional rubber burning contests on the weekends with your boys.
Lots of heat has been packed underneath its hood. For starters, the new model offers a turbocharged V8 capable of putting 503 hp on the ground via the aft-mounted 7-speed automated manual transmission system.
Easy ingress and egress has been possible through the sound engineering designs, and upon entering the cabin, you’ll be hosted by the comfortable and supportive seats. Abundant cutting-edge technologies have been used extensively throughout the cabin. The body panels have largely been constructed through the use of aluminum metals and the diet has enabled it offer laudable fuel economy ratings and improved handling than the existing model.
The stiff body adjusting structure has been made possible through the use active motor and transmission mounts therefore enabling it adjust accordingly depending on the prevailing surface. Lateral G-forces and speed can be adjusted by the variable-ratio power steering system.
As can be seen, the new 2017 Mercedes AMG GTS has many serious technologies to enable any serious driver surpass their limits effortlessly, and choosing a vehicle in this segment will prove to be a difficult endeavor. Others worth your while include the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the more powerful Audi R8, and the Porsche 911.
Exterior Review & 2017 Mercedes AMG GTS Interior Photos
Some of the exterior colors to expect from the redesigned 2017 Mercedes AMG GTS include Mars Red, Magnetic Black, Black, Iridium Silver Metallic, Designo Diamond White, Designo Magno Iridum Silver, Designo Cardinal Red, AMG Solarbeam Yellow, Brilliant Blue, and Designo Magno Selenite Gray. Slight changes should be expected on its release date.
Standard accessories and changes available on the AMG GTS include a pop-up rear spoiler, driver selectable settings, 19” front and 20” rear wheels, keyless entry and ignition, an adaptive suspension system, high-beam headlight control, rear and front parking sensors, a dynamic exhaust system, an electronically controlled rear differential, and LED headlights and running lights.
Its interior features exterior auto-dimming mirrors, automatic dual-zone climate control, a USB/audio interface, Mercedes COMAND control system, driver memory settings, a CD player, a built-in touchpad, adaptive cruise control, heated sports seats, a leather upholstery, a 10-speaker Burmester sound system, voice controls, and a rearview camera.
2017 Mercedes AMG GTS Engine Specs & Fuel Economy
Motivation for the 2017 Mercedes AMG GTS is offered by the 4.0L turbocharged V8 engine behemoth that is tasked with the responsibility of putting about 503 horsepower and 479 lbs. ft. of torque on the ground.
Zipping from 0-60 mph with the AMG GT S takes under 3.6 seconds, according to Mercedes.
When we come to the fuel economy, the automaker says we should look forward to 16/22/18 mpg on the city/highway/combined.
Wheelbase: 103.5 in
Length: 179 in
Passenger volume: N/A ft³
Cargo volume: N/A ft³
Curb weight: 3627 lb
Top Speed: N/A mph
0-60: 3,6 sec
MPG: 16/22 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors:AMG Solarbeam Yellow, Black, Brilliant Blue, Iridium Silver Metallic, Magnetite Black, Mars Red, designo Cardinal Red, designo Diamond White…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs
2017 Mercedes AMG GTS Release Date & Price
The AMG GTS price should be expected to start from an MSRP of $129,900. As for when it will go for sale, rumors put it in the latter half of 2017.