New AMG GT Coupe Gets Thrown Around Dirt Road by Lewis Hamilton

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Recent off of its reveal at Monterey Automobile Week, Lewis Hamilton has gotten his Championship successful palms on the brand new AMG GT and thrown it round some creviced filth roads for a Mercedes promotion and walkaround video.

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This isn’t the primary time the System 1 driver has helped promote Mercedes merchandise – it’s expectedly a part of his contractual duties racing for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Staff. Extra particularly, it isn’t even his first time previewing the glossy traces of the coupe seen right here contemplating in 2016, the Brit promoted the brutal GT R.

Just like the mannequin from a couple of years in the past, this new iteration is fortunately nonetheless motivated by a V8 and goals to be the Affalterbach reply to the 911. Learn extra about it under.

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Curiously sufficient, the brand new GT has develop into a four-seater, albeit technically a 2+2, very like its Zuffenhausen counterpart. This was solely a small side of what the System 1 driver demonstrates in this latest Mercedes-Benz video. On the subject of the entrance seats, the mannequin right here wears the non-compulsory AMG Efficiency seats which expectedly present superior bolstering and luxury. This is able to have been essential in making certain Hamilton remained firmly entrenched inside the seat throughout some theatric stunts on a dust highway with the low-slung coupe.

Who says a coupe can’t enterprise off of the overwhelmed path?

If the expectedly excessive value of this V8 mannequin is an excessive amount of of a stretch, there could also be a 2,0-litre powered 43-badged mannequin within the works whereas an E Efficiency iteration is about to reach because the polar reverse to the fossil gas burning counterpart.

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