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The release of the new generation Mercedes-AMG GT provided an excellent opportunity for bloggers and journalists to begin a cycle of testing the model in the format of straight-line races familiar to themselves and the public. The authors of the Throttle House channel decided to test the new product with compatriots and classmates, choosing as rivals to the current Mercedes-AMG GT 63 the already discontinued Audi R8 V10 Performance quattro, as well as the currently available BMW M8 Competition and Porsche 911 Turbo.

Under the hood of the Audi is a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10, developing 602 horsepower and 560 Newton-meters, which correspond to 1,650 kilograms of weight. BMW has in its arsenal a 4.4-liter V8 turbo engine, traditional for “charged” models of the brand, with 617 horsepower and 750 Nm and a weight of 1900 kilograms.

Mercedes-AMG is equipped with a proprietary 4.0-liter V8 turbo engine that produces 577 “horses” and 800 Newton-meters, which corresponds to 1970 kilograms of weight. And Porsche is equipped with a unique for the segment 3.7-liter 6-cylinder turbo engine producing 572 horsepower and 750 Nm and weighing 1,649 kilograms.

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