Mercedes-Benz will make a rival Porsche Panamera

Mercedes-Benz will make a rival Porsche Panamera

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The German manufacturer is preparing to release a new “four-door coupe”.

There became known the first details about the new model Mercedes-Benz, designed to be a direct competitor of the new Audi A7 and Porsche Panamera. According to the publication Auto Bild, the new product will be called Mercedes-AMG GT4 and will be built on a common base with the Mercedes-Benz CLS new generation.

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According to insiders, Mercedes-AMG GT4 will be a so-called “four-door coupe” and resemble a stretched Mercedes-AMG GT. Although the “truck” of the future model will be borrowed from the Mercedes CLS new generation, which is scheduled for 2018, the size, equipment and interior decoration two cars will be very different from each other.

As for the engines, it is expected that Mercedes-AMG GT4 will receive a 4.0-liter V8, which in the normal version will develop 500 horsepower, and charged modification S to issue 100 “horses” more. The latter will be able to dial the first “hundred” in just 3.5 seconds.

The emergence of serial Mercedes-AMG GT4 on the market is not expected before 2019, but until that time, we probably will show a concept new item. What you need to know about the new model yet? Of course, price. According to preliminary estimates, Mercedes-AMG GT4 will cost at least 120,000 – 140,000 euros.

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P.S. At the Shanghai Motor Show Mercedes-Benz showed a concept of the future rival BMW X4, and, characteristically, this car also got the title word Coupe. In the video below you can see this car and to decide for themselves whether or not to use the word “coupe” for four-door cars or not.