The Most Powerful Supercar in the Line-Up: Mercedes-AMG Has Officially Introduced the GT Black Series

After a series of teasers and spy shots, Mercedes-AMG has finally unveiled the GT Black Series.

The manufacturer positions the new model as a car that “perfectly embodies rich traditions of the brand in motorsport”.

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The AMG GT Black Series is equipped with a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine that produces 730 hp and 800 Nm. A 0-100 km/h time is 3.2 seconds, and a 0-200 km/h time — 9 seconds. A top speed of the supercar is electronically limited at 325 km/h.

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In order to achieve this figure, the new M178LS2 engine has been significantly modified. In particular, it has received a new camshaft and exhaust manifolds, a flat crankshaft, large turbocharger compressor wheels and enlarged intercoolers.

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The modified unit is combined with a seven-speed automatic gearbox and a rear-wheel drive system. Like the AMG GT R, the new model features a coil suspension, an adaptive damping system and adjustable cross-stability stabilizers. The supercar has also received a ceramic brake system with pads and disks for motorsport.

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As for its design, the Black Series resembles the GT3 and GT4, racing cars. It has an aggressive front end with a huge Panamericana grille, an adjustable carbon splitter, a hood with two vents, side air intakes, a massive rear diffuser, a huge wing and a performance exhaust system with four pipes.

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The supercar also features black matte forged wheels with a ten-spoke design (19-inch front wheels and 20-inch rear wheels). They are shod in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tires. Thanks to these modifications, the Black Series generates «over» 400 kg of downforce at a speed of 250 km/h.

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The interior of the supercar has got sports bucket seat made of carbon fiber and covered with Nappa leather with microfiber elements. Contrasting orange stitching and carbon fiber elements are used as the finish. A steering wheel is also covered in microfiber, and doors have lightweight panels with loop handles. Customers who are looking for something more unique can order the ‘AMG Track’ package.

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