It doesn't get much better than a luxury sports car. These machines can really get your heart racing and your blood pumping. Mercedes-Benz makes some very impressive sports cars, and one of their most famous, the Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe, is back for 2018 and better than ever. In order to give you an idea of how spectacular it really is, we've compared it to another similar luxury vehicle, the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera. Whether you are a fan of big performance, high-quality materials, or ground-breaking technology, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe will take your breath away the second you get behind the wheel.
Take a look below as we compare these two models and see which one is better suited for you and your lifestyle!
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe
2018 Porsche 911 Carrera
|Handcrafted 4.0L AMG V8 biturbo engine||Engine||3.0-litre six-cylinder twin-turbo boxer engine|
|7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT® DCT||Transmission||7-speed manual transmission|
|469 hp||Horsepower||370 hp|
|3.9 seconds||Acceleration 0-60||4.4 seconds|
The AMG-developed V8 in the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe has been engineered for a new era of performance. Generating higher output from less displacement, the 469-hp V8 biturbo engine is more responsive yet up to 30% more efficient. Its massive torque reaches its 465 lb-ft peak at just 1,700 rpm and holds it all the way to 5,000 rpm. This is compared to the 3.0-litre six-cylinder twin-turbo boxer engine in the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera that 370 hp and 325 lb-ft.
Paired to the V8 engine in the GT Coupe, you will find a new-generation 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT® dual-clutch transmission that delivers more aggressive shifting under higher loads. It also features sharper shift character in the Manual mode and progressively quicker shifts in all modes, which are Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Race. The 7-speed manual transmission in the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera falls flat by only offer two shift modes, SPORT or SPORT PLUS.
Do you want to experience the exhilaration of the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe? Then get in touch with us today at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert!