Flagship, track-focused mannequin has AMG’s strongest V8 with a flat-plane crank.
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Sequence has lastly been revealed, and a small variety of Australian patrons could have the prospect to assert one.
The 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 produces 537kW/800Nm and utilises a lighter flat-plane crank, propelling the GT Black Sequence from zero to 100km/h in 3.2 seconds – shaving 0.Four seconds off the AMG GT R’s time because of an additional 107kW/100Nm.
Creating a particular noise because of a modified firing order, flat-plane crank V8 engines are most frequently related to Ferrari fashions however have been utilised by the likes of Lotus, Porsche, and Ford within the (US market) Mustang Shelby GT350.
The engine is mated to a strengthened seven-speed automated dual-clutch gearbox situated on the rear axle, serving to with weight distribution, and linked through a carbon-fibre torque tube weighing 40 per cent lower than the aluminium model discovered on different AMG GT fashions.
Carbon-fibre has been used extensively all through the automotive to cut back weight, together with the roof, panels, and in components of the suspension. One of the crucial hanging options on the GT Black Sequence is its giant, adjustable carbon-fibre rear wing.
An AMG Observe Package deal provides a bolt-in titanium roll-cage with four-point harnesses, a two-kilogram fireplace extinguisher, and may solely be optioned with carbon-fibre bucket seats.
A outstanding yellow knob permits the motive force to regulate traction management settings to go well with their wants.
The Black Series nameplate has been utilized to essentially the most particular, limited-edition AMG fashions because it first appeared on the SLK55 in 2006.
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Sequence is confirmed for an Australian launch someday in 2021, with solely a restricted variety of examples to make their method right here. Precise timing and numbers can be confirmed nearer to launch.