2019 MERCEDES-AMG GT S ROADSTER REVIEW & CHANGES – Mercedes-AMG already has ample GT sports cars to make the head rewrite. They have four two-door coupes, three four-door coupes, two consumer race cars, and two roadsters. Now, Mercedes is introducing a third version of the roadster that fulfills the gap between the base model and the GT C.
All versions of the GT Roadster pack a 4.-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine from AMG. In the standard model, this creates 469 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque, while the C version ups the ante to 550 hp and 502 lb-ft. The new S model will slot in involving the two, doling out 515 hp and 494 lb-ft.
Mercedes estimates the GT S Roadster will strike 60 mph from a standstill in 3.7 seconds. Unsurprisingly, this number is situated between the approximated time of 3.6 seconds for the GT C Roadster and 3.9 seconds for the base model. Top speed for the GT S is 192 mph, compared to 196 mph for the GT C and 188 mph for the standard car.
Like the most potent GT Roadster in the lineup, the GT S will feature a standard AMG Ride Control suspension with adaptive damping. This feature adjusts the damping at each wheel to the existing road situation. In add-on, five drive settings are available, such as Comfort, Sport, Sports Plus, Race, and Specific. A performance exhaust system, electronically controlled rear differential, and beefier brakes are also given to the range-topping GT C. Properly, the GT S features standard composite brake discs determining 15.4 inches up front with six-piston repaired calipers. In the rear, there are 14.2-inch brake discs and single-piston resolved calipers. Ceramic composite brakes are optional: 15.8 inches in front and 14.2 inches in the rear.
The middle youngster in the GT Roadster lineup features standard MB-Tex pleather seats, and Nappa leather is optional. Other standard features include 19-inch rims at the front and 20s in the rear, a Silver Chrome Interior package, AMG performance seats with the neck area-level heating system, and AIR PANEL active air control system for better aerodynamics. The Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster continues on sale in late 2018. Prices will likely be declared better to launch.