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Capturing the imagination

May 16 - 22, 2018

Gulf Weekly Capturing the imagination

Anticipation is building as Mercedes prepares to launch one of its most eagerly-awaited models in years, the new AMG GT 4-Door Coupé in September.

To celebrate the occasion, the German marque will be offering an Edition 1 model for a limited period of 12 months only. By emphasising the sporty aspects of the exterior and reinforcing the high-quality finish of the interior, this model offers even more exclusivity and distinctive appeal.

According to the manufacturer, the AMG Aerodynamics Package and the foil applications blurs the lines between this latest member of the AMG GT family and the world of motorsport. In conjunction with the 21-inch AMG cross-spoke forged wheels, the paintwork in graphite grey magno, diamond white bright or graphite grey metallic immediately draws the eye.

The interior features AMG Performance seats in nappa leather in magma grey/ black with yellow contrasting topstitching, while the AMG Performance steering wheel in DINAMICA microfibre with yellow contrasting topstitching and the AMG matte carbon-fibre trim add further highlights.

The Aerodynamics Package for the Edition 1 encompasses such features as a larger front splitter and integrated flics in the front apron, an enhanced demand-optimised diffuser and a fixed rear spoiler, the blade of which can be mechanically adjusted. The driver is thus able to adjust the balance of lift and the driving characteristics to suit individual preference or the specific circumstances to optimise aerodynamic efficiency.

The Edition 1 features the most powerful version of the 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine with an output of 470 kW (639bhp). This allows a top speed of 315 km/h and can propel the car from a standing start to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds.

Compared with the standard vehicle with its adjustable spoiler extended to the maximum, at 300 km/h an additional 30 kilograms of aerodynamic downforce press the rear axle down onto the road.

The Edition 1 debuted at the ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at Germany’s famous Nürburgring racetrack last weekend, but sales don’t start until early 2019.

Pricing information will be released closer to the launch date.

For more information, visit the Al Haddad Mercedes-Benz showroom in Tubli or call 17785454

Al Haddad Motors is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan by offering exclusive deals on all Mercedes-Benz models with tailor-made packages that cater to its wide range of customers.

Among the benefits included in the driving package is special Ramadan pricing on all models, along with insurance and registration. In addition, the company is also offering a three-year service package which includes vehicle checks by highly qualified and professional technicians.

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