Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore - Only 2 Allotted For India

German carmaker Mercedes has launched the AMG GT Black Series in India. The Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is priced at Rs 5.50 Crore (ex-showroom).

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

Mercedes will be bringing only 2 units of the AMG GT Black Series to India and the launch was marked by the delivery of the first of the two supercars. The first Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series was delivered to Bangalore's Boopesh Reddy better known to supercar spotters in India as Bren Garage.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

Speaking at the launch of the new AMG GT Black Series, Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, said "We are thrilled to deliver the first-ever AMG GT Black Series in India, an automotive rarity in the world of performance motoring and the closest proximity to motor racing. The delivery of the AMG GT Black Series strongly emphasizes our commitment towards introducing the most desirable and exclusive products from our global portfolio for performance purists in India. There was an overwhelming response from the AMG customers for the AMG GT Black Series super car since its global debut, and we will deliver two units of this exclusive masterpiece in India based on our allocations. The second unit of the Black Series will be delivered to our customer next month."

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

Mercedes AMG GT Black Series Specs & Features

The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series is powered by a flat-plane crank 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that pushes out 720bhp between 6700 and 6900rpm and 800Nm of peak torque from 2000 to 6000rpm. The powerplant of the Mercedes AMG GT Black Series features larger turbochargers, a new intercooler, new camshafts and a new exhaust system. The engine also features a new firing order compared to the engine found in other AMG GT models.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series sends power to the rear wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series sprints from 0-100km/h in just 3.2 seconds and hits 200km/h in under 9 seconds. The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series has a top speed of 325km/h. The AMG GT Black Series lapped the Nurburgring in a time of 6:43.616, which was the fastest around the infamous German track at the time of the supercar's unveiling in 2020.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series features coil-over suspension with adaptive dampers. The front anti-roll bar is a carbon fibre unit which along with the rear unit can also be adjusted.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

The AMG GT Black Series sits on 19-inch wheels at the front and 20-inch units at the rear. The 10-spoke alloy wheels are shod with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tyres that are specially made for the car.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series also features a massive multi-layered rear wing which along with the large front splitter and other aero bits helps the car generate a total of more than 400 kilogrammes of downforce at 250km/h.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Launched At Rs 5.50 Crore

Thoughts On The Mercedes AMG GT Black Series

The AMG GT Black Series Is the ultimate form of the current GT lineup of sports cars in the Mercedes-AMG lineup. With only 2 out of the 1,700 ever made coming to India and production having ended, seeing this car on our roads will be one that will be savoured by enthusiasts around the country.

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Article Published On: Friday, June 10, 2022, 14:34 [IST]
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