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2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series: It scoffs at subtlety

With 720 horsepower and a load of aero tricks on board, the GT Black Series looks like a proper German rocket.

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The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is here to party.

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Or maybe to crash some other performance cars' parties.

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With GT3-inspired aerodynamics, it cuts through the wind and should stick to the racetrack like a leech in super glue.

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European pricing has just been announced, and it won't be cheap: it's nearly $390,000 -- well over three times what a standard AMG-GT Coupe costs.

North American pricing and availability timing remain TBD.

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AMG engineers fitted a flat-plane crankshaft to the twin-turbo V8. Along with other upgrades, there's now 720 horsepower on tap.

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This car does not embrace the subtle side of things.

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Inside, things are quite nice, even though this is totally a race car.

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Here's what a German rocket ship's steering wheel looks like.

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AMG-specific graphics and lots of orange contrasts are on board for the ride.

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Keep clicking or scrolling for more images of the new AMG-GT Black Series.

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