Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupe now available in an entry-level GT 43

When Mercedes unveiled the GT 4-door coupe earlier this year, many fans were wondering if they could lay hands on the cheapest variant [then] starting at $127,698. There is no need for such worries; a cheaper variant is now available. The German automaker has introduced an entry-level Mercedes-AMT GT 43 variant. Sitting on the prestigious retro-flavored Monoblock wheels, the new GT 43 is inherited the same powertrain installed in the superior variant GT 53, a turbocharged inline-six 3.0-liter engine, but delivers less power, which would be enough for most people.

The most superior variant, GT 63 delivers 630hp and 627 lb-ft of torque from its 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine. While down to the variant before the entry level, GT 53, the car produces 435 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque, that 68 hp and 15 lb-ft ahead of the new Mercedes-AMT GT 43. The new GT 43 four-door coupe produces 347 hp and 369 lb-ft which increased the time to sprint from 0-100kph(0-60 mph) to 4.9 seconds, just an addition of four-tenths of a second. The entry-level variant also decreased in top speed by 15kph(10 mph) compare to the GT 53, which has a top speed of 285 kph (178 mph).

The new GT 43 shares similar features with other variants

While owners get less power from the GT 43 variant there’s yet good news for them. They are handed the whole shebang sooner in the rpm range and a full torque that kicks in at the same 1,800 rpm. Mercedes-AMG GT 43 has the 4Matic and all-wheel-drive system with the traditional varying torque distribution and the 9-speed automatic gearbox. The variant also has a standard 48-volt electric system and temporarily receives extra 22 hp and 184 lb-ft from its EQ BoostMercedes technology.

Mercedes-AMG GT 43

Mercedes-AMG GT 43 Four-Door Coupe is about $16,500 cheaper than the GT 53. Source: Mercedes-AMG

The Mercedes-AMG GT 43 price

While Mercedes is selling the entry-level car with almost the same options and equipment available in the GT 53 model, the GT 43 price starts from $111,455 (€95,259), that’s about $16,500 less than the starting price for GT 53, available from $127,698 (€109,182). Mercedes is currently accepting orders from European customers for all the AMG GT Four-Door Coupe variants.

There’s no news about its availability in the US market. However, the German automaker has confirmed it would deliver the vehicles by next year.

Avatar
Carrie Ann
Carrie Ann is Editor-in-Chief at Industry Leaders Magazine, based in Las Vegas. Carrie covers technology, trends, marketing, brands, productivity, and leadership. When she isn’t writing she prefers reading. She loves reading books and articles on business, economics, corporate law, luxury products, artificial intelligence, and latest technology. She’s keen on political discussions and shares an undying passion for gadgets. Follow Carrie Ann on Twitter, Facebook

Recent Posts

Hyundai commits $7.4 billion in US investment by 2025

Hyundai commits $7.4 billion in US investment by 2025

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co., announced on Thursday it will soon start manufacturing electric vehicles in the United States. The automaker plans to produce EVs, upgrade produc
2 days ago
US inflation report of 4.2 percent raises concerns

US inflation report of 4.2 percent raises concerns

The US reported the highest inflation recorded in the last dozen years at 4.2 percent in April, riding on government stimulus packages, improved energy prices, better spending and
2 days ago
Aon – Willis asset disposal aims to ease approval of $30 billion merger

Aon – Willis asset disposal aims to ease approval of $30 billion merger

Aon Plc and Willis Towers Watson have agreed to sell $3.6 billion worth of assets to rival Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. in a bid to appease European competition regulators over th
3 days ago
Roblox declares Q1, reports $387 million revenue as bookings increase

Roblox declares Q1, reports $387 million revenue as bookings increase

Roblox, the hugely popular online gaming platform, reported its first-quarter earnings after becoming a listed company. Its revenue more than doubled as the videogame company benef
4 days ago
Weak US job report results in volatile market

Weak US job report results in volatile market

A weak job report resulted in a record close on Friday for the US stocks. The US labor department’s monthly non-farm payrolls report revealed employers hired 266,000 new workers
5 days ago
Star and Blackstone launch bids to buyout Australia’s Crown Resorts

Star and Blackstone launch bids to buyout Australia’s Crown Resorts

A bidding war has broken out between Australian casino company Star Entertainment Group and US private equity investor Blackstone Group over Crown Resorts, Australia’s bigges
5 days ago