Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection to characteristic new model of AMG V-8

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AMG is engaged on a brand new engine for the most popular of its sizzling AMG GT fashions, the 2021 Black Collection. With the automobile regarded as simply across the nook, AMG is beginning to let slip a few of its secrets and techniques.

In an interview with Wheels revealed on Tuesday, AMG chief Tobias Moers outlined a few of the particulars of the V-Eight that can sit below the hood. Whereas earlier rumors urged that the powerplant might get some electrical assist, Moers hinted as a substitute that it’ll make huge energy with the assistance of fine, old style tuning reasonably than electrification.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection – Picture through S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

The “base” AMG GT already packs a wholesome 469 horsepower due to its twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8, however rumors are the GT Black Collection’ even-hotter tune might produce greater than 700, placing it in such lofty firm because the McLaren 720S and Porsche 911 GT2 RS. 

Not content material with that tease, Moers additionally revealed that the Black Collection is not going to be the final of the purely gasoline-powered AMG GT fashions, promising that whereas it might turn out to be a narrower area of interest of the corporate’s product line as electrical AMGs coming into focus, there may be nonetheless a future for ICE.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection – Picture through S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

As with all of its Black Collection vehicles, we count on AMG will deliver a wholesome dose of upgrades to the 2021 AMG GT, together with weight-reducing supplies, a track-oriented suspension, over-the-top aero and, in fact, some visible flash to enrich the substance.

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection is due in 2020, so we should always see what Affalterbach’s best have in retailer for us a while earlier than the center of subsequent 12 months.