The 50 Years of Driving Performance anniversary is being used by Mercedes-AMG as the ideal occasion on which to add the new AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 as a further exclusive offering from the AMG GT family. Furthermore, Mercedes-AMG is offering the and C63 S Cabriolet Ocean Blue Edition plus C43 Coupe and C43 Cabriolet AMG Performance Studio Packages provide even more variety for customers. All Special Edition models combine extended ranges of equipment with unique design features.
AMG is using three special models to further enhance the 50th anniversary of the exclusive company, reinforcing the standard it has set itself to offer customers maximum individuality and exclusivity. “2016 was the most successful year so far in our company’s history. We shall be using this momentum to fill even more customers with enthusiasm for Mercedes-AMG in our anniversary year, 2017. We shall be supported in this by our new Special Edition models, which we are presenting at the Geneva Motor Show. These models offer our customers an even wider choice of individual performance models,” explained Tobias Moers, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.
Exclusive equipment package: AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50
The new AMG GT C Roadster is, like the new AMG GT C Coupe, available as an exclusively equipped “Edition 50” special edition in a limited quantity of just 500 cars worldwide – with 50 coming to the U.S. This special edition model marks a landmark year for AMG, which was founded in 1967 and is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017.
At first glance the GT C Roadster “Edition 50” can be recognized by its special paint finish in designo Graphite Grey Magno. Black chrome accents deliver a unique look and are applied to the side skirt trim, front splitter, trim strips in the air intakes of the Panamericana grille, fins on the side air outlets in the front fenders, on the rear diffuser and tailpipe trim elements. The surface of the cross-spoke AMG forged wheels compliments the black chrome elements found on the exterior.
The interior is marked by a contrast between black and silver. This color scheme is followed not only by upholstery in Silver Pearl/Black Exclusive Nappa Leather with Grey diamond-patterned contrasting topstitching, but also by the black AMG Performance steering wheel in DINAMICA microfiber with Grey contrasting topstitching, 12 o’clock mark in Silver Pearl, and “Edition 50” badging.
To emphasize sporty character, the Edition comes as standard with the AMG Interior Night Package, which includes steering wheel spokes, shift paddles and door sill panels finished in black. The interplay between light and dark is further accentuated by silver seat belts and black chrome trim throughout. The head restraint of the AMG Performance seat is embossed with “GT Edition 50.”
Technical data at a glance
|AMG GT C Roadster ‘Edition 50′
|Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo
|550 hp @ 5,750-6,750 rpm
|502 lb-ft @ 1,900-5,750 rpm
|Rear-wheel drive, transaxle: Front engine, transmission at the rear axle, linked via Torque Tube
|AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed dual-clutch transmission
|Acceleration 0-60 mph
|196 mph (electronically limited)