By Stewart Smith on 2016-09-20 - Stewart was the former motoring editor of the Coventry Telegraph and is now a freelance contributor to Eurekar. He is based in Scotland and specialises in First Drive reviews.
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MERCEDES-AMG has introduced two new models to its GT line-up - the AMG GT Roadster and the AMG GT C Roadster.
With the two new open top models the Mercedes-AMG GT family has now increased to five.
The new sports cars, with fabric soft tops, feature AMG traits such as lightweight and rigid aluminium body shell plus powerful V8 biturbo engines.
The AMG GT Roadstewr has a power output of476bhp and the AMG GT C Roadster takes that up to 557bhp.
The GT can hit 63mph in just 4 seconds and has a top speed of 187mph while the GT C comes in at 3.7 seconds with a top speed of 196mph.
Both models come with a seven-speed gearbox with three transmission modes Comfort, Sport and Sport+.
The fabric roof on the two GTs opens and closes in around eleven seconds and can be operated at speeds of up to 31mph.
Rollover protection is provided by an integrated aluminium cross-member with rollover bars.
Prices have yet to be announced.
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