515bhp Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster arrives with £126730 price tag

515bhp Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster arrives with £126730 price tag

It completes the standard GT range with the Convertible only missing an "R" variant.

However, AMG has now decided that it is a gap worth plugging.

Have a look at this stunning new ride in the images below and look for the AMG GT S at dealerships later this year.

As in the AMG GT S Coupé, the 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine delivers 522 metric horsepower (515 bhp) and 670 Nm (494 lb-ft) of torque (available from 1,900 to 5,000 rpm).

Mercedes say the AMG GT S Roadster can already be ordered from dealers, although there's no official price yet. A sprint from standstill to 100kmph is cleared in 3.8 seconds.

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Standard equipment also includes the electronically controlled limited-slip differential at the rear axle, and AMG high-performance composite braking system (ceramic composite brakes are optional).

Mercedes-AMG also offers packages to enhance the model's credentials, including the Premium line, Driving Assistance pack and the AMG Dynamic Plus extras. It also gets sports seats in black Artico man-made leather/Dinamica micro-fibre comes as standard, Performance steering wheel and a digital instrument cluster.

Pricing and additional details will be announced closer to launch. One can expect to see a starting figure of about £1,25,000 (around Rs 1.15 crore) in the UK. The new AMG GT S Roadster is positioned between the AMG GT Roadster and the even more powerful AMG GT C Roadster.

Standard open sports vehicle Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster includes a system AMG Ride Control and AMG Dynamic Select, effective brake mechanisms of composite materials, led optics and original alloy wheel rims, dimensions 19 and 20 inches. "The new model represents the ideal alternative for the performance-oriented AMG GT Roadster customer".

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