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Mercedes-AMG GT C Edition 50 celebrates half a century of AMG power

Built to commemorate the performance brand's 50th anniversary, the GT C Edition 50 is a limited-edition sports car sure to thrill.

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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Mercedes-AMG has finally brought the GT C trim level to the GT coupe, after unveiling it on the convertible variant.

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GT C packs its own version of AMG's 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8.

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Output is pegged at 550 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque, right between GT S and GT R.

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GT C picks up the wider bodywork of GT R, as well.

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Also standard is the rear-axle steering system from, you guessed it, GT R.

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At launch, GT C will only be available in Edition 50 trim, with regular models going on sale later.

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GT C Edition 50 will be limited to -- surprise, surprise -- 50 units for each roadster and coupe.

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This package includes matte paint, black chrome trim highlights, unique badging and a black-and-silver interior motif.

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There's no word yet on pricing, but GT C goes on sale this fall.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more pictures of the car that's probably already sold out.

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