Mercedes AMG GT’s engine details revealed

by SpeedLux

The Mercedes AMG GT is slowly but absolutely bordering towards a complete unveil at October’s Paris Motor Show, additionally it’s now obvious the Porsche 911 rival will itself be anything but tire when it completely lands.

Empowering the Stuttgart-based manufacturer’s SLS AMG alternative will be a formative 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine that brings about 503bhp and 650Nm of torque.

This peak power is applicable at 6,250prm, while assessing highest torque needs as little as 1,750rpm and can be sustained up to 4,750rpm. Previously, AMG insiders have presented that the engine got potential to create even more power, but have so far declined to be drawn on just how far they decide to take it.

Mercedes is yet to affirm normal performance analysis for the AMG GT either, but it is now obvious that the EU6 emissions standard-compliant eight-cylinder unit is able to manage up to 28.8mpg – a 7.4mpg betterment over the 6.3-litre directly aspirated V8.

Made by Mercedes’ AMG performance arm as per the “one man, one engine” motive, the new smaller amount V8 weighs in at least of 209kg and aids from two turbochargers occupied in a compact ‘hot inside V’ assortment.

The turbos are not maintained on the outer of the cylinder banks as is conventional, but are actually occupied in the banked V layout, making better weight distribution among the front and rear axles. This would also serve to improved cooling and means the engine can be switched lower to the ground, lowering the car’s centre of gravity.

Following completion, Mercedes clearly subjected the 4.0-litre engine to an extensive examination programme, a process concluding a variety of climates and routes, from cold weather trials in northern and high temperature runs, to laps of the Nurburgring and stop-start driving while city rush hour.

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