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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT lineup adds power and tech to the sports coupe

More power and active aerodynamics? Sounds like a solid update to us.

Andrew Krok
Cars are Andrew's jam, as is strawberry. After spending years as a regular ol' car fanatic, he started working his way through the echelons of the automotive industry, starting out as social-media director of a small European-focused garage outside of Chicago. From there, he moved to the editorial side, penning several written features in Total 911 Magazine before becoming a full-time auto writer, first for a local Chicago outlet and then for CNET Cars.
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You might not see any changes with your eyes, but rest assured, Mercedes-AMG included them in the 2018 GT lineup.

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All variants of GT now sport the Panamericana grille, which features vertical slats.

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The front bumper also earns larger intakes.

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All GT variants also receive GT R's active front aero, which closes intake tracts to improve efficiency when the extra air isn't needed.

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The base GT's engine now puts out 469 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque, increases of 13 and 22, respectively.

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The midrange GT S now puts out 515 hp and 494 torques, increases of 12 and 15, respectively.

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GT R holds steady at 577 hp and 516 pound-feet.

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There's also a new trim for the coupes -- GT C, which rests between GT S and GT R.

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There's no word yet on pricing. Models will launch starting in the summer, continuing on through the fall.

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