Mercedes-AMG_GT_frontThe first four-door coupe solely developed by Mercedes-AMG is set to arrive in Australia midway through 2019. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ 4-Door Coupe joins the two-seat, two-door GT, GT S, GT C and track-focused GT R models. It’s very much aimed at buyers who want a sportscar that’s suited to day-to-day use.

This is quite simply the world’s fastest series production four-seater, having run the legendary North Loop of the Nurburgring with a time of 7 minutes and 25.41 seconds.

It’s powered by a 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 making 470kW and 900Nm. It drives through an AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT nine- speed automatic to 4MATIC+ all-wheel-drive. It can sprint from standstill to 100km/h in just 3.2 seconds.


The GT 63 rides on 21-inch AMG cross-spoke forged wheels, has multibeam LED headlights, and yellow-painted AMG brake calipers.

Inside is Nappa leather upholstery, a 14-speaker Burmester surround sound system, AMG Performance front seats (heated and cooled), an AMG Performance steering wheel, also trimmed in Nappa leather, wireless phone charging.

Major safety features include active distance assist DISTRONIC, active blind spot assist, brake assist with cross traffic function, lane change assist and steering assist, a 360-degree camera, and the Mercedes PRE-SAFE crash anticipation system.

Also in the range is the Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4-door Coupe. It has an inline six-cylinder engine making 320kW of power and 520Nm of torque.


The Mercedes-AMG GT 53 4MATIC+ 4-Door Coupé will retail in Australia for $249,900 MRLP. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ 4-Door Coupé is priced at $349,900 MRLP.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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